wait, what?!

Letters that make you say, “Wait, what?!”

employer says candidates must accept the job if it’s offered

A reader writes: I recently was referred to a job posting by a friend in my industry. While I am happily employed, it was definitely something I would consider. However, the posting ended with the line, “It is understood that any candidate applying for a full-time position will accept employment. Please do not apply if […]

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my office got us turtles to take care of and bring home on weekends

A reader writes: I work for a nonprofit and Covid has been very stressful for us. We are understaffed, overworked and underpaid, like many nonprofits. But recently our president announced something that is suppose to “bring staff together”: they got every office a turtle to keep and take care of. A little back story: our […]

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