What I'm not saying out loud in 2021 (IWLTS)

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Good luck buying him out working 3 days a week or have you already got someone lined up to pay the mortgage
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Asking us to write fake positive Glassdoor reviews to drown out the truthful, candid and scathing negative ones is pretty much a sign they're right.

Also the positive ones are so hollow and through-gritted-teeth in style they're as funny as the negative ones. Reading the column, you can imagine besuited stakeholders frantically tapping out 'there are no cons, what a company, love being part of the family'
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Wow! I would 100% post on Glassdoor that they’ve asked staff to do that. Behind a VPN from someone else’s phone maybe :para:
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Ooh! Are you prepared to share your company name so we can go and have a beak, Daire? suitably full.st.opp.ed of course, to prevent trackback...
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Dáire wrote: Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:01 am Asking us to write fake positive Glassdoor reviews to drown out the truthful, candid and scathing negative ones is pretty much a sign they're right.

Also the positive ones are so hollow and through-gritted-teeth in style they're as funny as the negative ones. Reading the column, you can imagine besuited stakeholders frantically tapping out 'there are no cons, what a company, love being part of the family'
Do you work for the Queen, Daire? :lol:
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I'd be tempted to write something like ' Amazing company, that would never, ever ask employees to write a bunch of positive Glassdoor reviews to counter a load of negative ones. I0/10, would recommend.'

(Still from behind a VPN, obv :)) )
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:)) Derek!
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IWLTS: What have you done to your hair? Did you choose to style it that way or did you electrocute yourself? Do you style it with the static from a balloon? :lol:
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Do you work for B.rewdog, Daire? :mischief: :look:
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No but I really did fancy putting out an anon tweet that their response - 'sorry you couldn't hack the pace, we're a business after all, blah blah' was ever so familiar.

Like so far the only response I get to any concern raised is 'well, you know, we do have to make money at the end of the day'. Uh, sure, but I was asking a question about software testing or upload management, you don't really need to lean back in the big chair and sign 'ah, sweet money' at everything :lol:
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Derek Nimmo wrote: Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:46 am I'd be tempted to write something like ' Amazing company, that would never, ever ask employees to write a bunch of positive Glassdoor reviews to counter a load of negative ones. I0/10, would recommend.'

(Still from behind a VPN, obv :)) )
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IWLTS: how can you forget to put sun cream on your children in 26° heat on the beach? It’s ok, I’ll deal with the burns and possible sunstroke you useless lump of lard.
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Fucking hell, Kleio - that’s appalling.
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I hope they’re okay, Kleio. Poor things.
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Christ. That is appalling.
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Surely that's neglectful parenting? As in proper legal stuff?
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He remembered faces and arms. Forgot backs.

They no longer spend nights there anymore and have drastically reduced visits to one day a fortnight. It won’t be long until it’s nothing.
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Ugh. Not seeing him sounds like it’d be better for all of you, but desperately sad that he is completely disinterested in being a father to them and I’m sad your children don’t have a father who thinks the world of them as they deserve. I know you know this, it must be very hard on you too.
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I mean...my friend (very decent parent) just sent me a photo of her daughters sun burnt back, so...no ones perfect. That said.... its always him isn't it :ella:
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I’ll hold my hands up and say I’ve definitely been in charge of sunburnt children before but yes, once I found out they were going to the beach I just knew they’d come home a mess.
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