Embarrassing Work Stories
I briefly worked as a cashier in a high-volume grocery store. I hated working the express lane, but I was told to do so one evening.
One of my very first customers was an elderly gentleman. He laid a humongous, wrapped salmon on the belt, and I was dreading picking it up, because I knew i...
While working nightshift on the cleaning crew for a department store chain, many times it was just the boss and myself responsible for cleaining the entire store.
Most stores will shut most of their lights off when they close, leaving just enough lights on for us to see what were doing. ...
About a year ago, I was working at a retail store in the computer department. One day, there were hardly any customers around, and my co-workers and I had nothing to do but to surf the internet. The computer that we were on was our "demo" computer (it was one of the faster ones, had a dolby 5.1 sp...Continue reading »
A long time ago, I had a temporary job working at the Hill Country Arts Foundation. Id just finished college, and it was the first job Id ever had answering a telephone with more than one line. Shortly after I first started working there, I was the only one in the office while everyone else was ta...Continue reading »
I was at work. Another busy day answering phones, helping walk-in customers, engraving plaque and trophy plates, responding to faxes and taking messages. Placing orders for engraving jobs and cleaning ... another typical day, except... the day before, Id eaten some Mexican food, and drank a few bee...Continue reading »
When I was 18 I got an entry level job in accounts payaable for Pennzoil & worked on the 17th floor. There was this one girl that always talked on the phone on personal business. A group of us (mostly young and/or young at heart) would play pratical jokes on each other. One day I decided I would get...Continue reading »
I was responsible for ordering and taking care of all of the indoor plants at the local Fred Meyer Department store. Every day Id water the plants. I sometimes wondered why, when I went to water some particular plants, the excess water draining out of them would be dark green, like kool-aid. I di...Continue reading »
My co-worker threw me a party on my 21st B-Day with about 15 friends, my BF, and 10 co-workers. I had tons of liqour and the next day I woke up on the sofa still at the party in mens threads and 8 people laughing thier buts off at me for what I did and even more when I explained I honestly don't re...Continue reading »
At 16, I got drunk very easily, and when I was working in a hotel, the guests used to leave alcohol outside their room that they didn't want. I thought it would be a good idea to down the pints left outside...bad idea!
I was so drunk I dropped a massive bowl of curry down the corridor, just...
In the Condo Community that I live in the summers are dedicated to Senior Citizens and the Winters are dedicated to the students from a nearby prestigous Arenotical University. Now when the students leave to make way for the senior citizens there is much work in prepairing the units for the picky S...Continue reading »