Employees Who Quit Their Jobs Reveal The Most Scandalous Company Secrets
Working for a company gives you a peek behind the curtain and lets you see how the magic works. You have access to all of its inside information, from the company secrets to the ingredients in their recipes. While details about its profits and losses might only known to its accountants and bookkeepers, being an employee means knowing about the company’s financial well-being.
You also know about the hidden perks and freebies that go unannounced to the general public, as well as the company’s sales quotas that might drive employees to push certain products to unsuspecting customers. Unfortunately, you may also see shady business practices being used at a company, forcing you to question your employment there.
Or maybe you get up and close and personal with the jerks in upper management or ownership who create a hostile work environment. Read on for 25 secrets that these folks at Reddit share about their former companies.
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#25 Waste Not Want Not
A specialty grocery store I work for throws away lots of edible produce, deli, and bakery food every day at individual stores, mainly because it doesn’t look picture perfect. It was the most wasteful company I’ve ever seen. There were homeless people stealing food every day and being prosecuted when we could have just given them the food. Instead, it all went into the garbage compactor.