Worker Gets Unintended Revenge on “Greedy” Company

Worker Gets Unintended Revenge on “Greedy” Company


An employee who wanted a raise revealed in a viral Reddit post that they had unwittingly ruined their stingy company by looking for greener pastures.

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Man denied 15% raise "Revenge" to the Boss by Asking the Entire Department to Leave
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One Redditor posting under the username @NonVeganMillennial shared how they dealt with a boss who didn’t give them a raise. Reddit users say that the company, despite having more than enough money to pay its workers, left for a higher paying position and a lot of other colleagues followed them, which made the business “greed” must have a headache. .

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Their post read: “A year ago, I walked into my boss’s office and asked for a 15% raise. I presented him with some statistics about the average salary in my field of work and number of years of experience I have there. time. I told him he told me he was satisfied with my performance, so I wanted the average.”

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“He told me that the raise I asked for was not in line with the company’s salary policy and that he could give me as much as 5%. He also told me that my request was too much. worth it because it means I’ll get more.” than others in the same department with more years of experience than me.”

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Instead of crunching the numbers and diving in like Redditors did their research, they decided to contact their friend “who works in recruitment”. A week later, they get an interview for a job that gives them a 25% raise over their current role, with an even better benefits package, and it’s in the same city.

They then informed their boss of the decision and what happened next was sweet revenge at the office.

“I informed my boss 1 month + of the current month according to the law in Denmark. He was very angry. I told my colleagues about the situation, and all four of them asked for it. number of my friends, and 3 months later they found all the positions that paid better.The whole department and all the knowledge was gone because a company made 15 million USD profit not want to pay their workers a fair share.”

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“Last I heard, they found two newly trained workers to replace us, but had to turn down several potential sales projects worth millions of dollars because those projects would NOT happens if the department isn’t fully staffed.”

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They ended their post saying, “But oh, they saved a few cents in payroll costs Palm.”

Some people read their post wanting to know how to get a work visa in Denmark, Redditor suggested people just Google.

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Other prospective Danish employees asked for the names of the employer and both companies they worked for, but OP will not share that information for privacy reasons.

Commenters applauded the Redditor’s initiative, while others criticized the company for viewing “employees [as] an expense rather than an asset or investment.”

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As user @Potential_Reading116 said: “Oh no, employees can spend. That’s always the mindset.

Shareholders are all that matters. We’ve had several decades in this mindset, that’s why there’s no more loyalty to a company, no more employees.

So today we little ones learned how to always take care of ourselves. Is the second far away”