If Austin got a job as the Walmart greeter and smoked weed at work it would probably work out perfect for him, every person coming into the store would be sooooo exciting for him. Although every person leaving the store would kind of be depressing for him too!
Right there with you Wakin n Bakin, I smoke before and after and occasionally on my lunch break, I work for a very prestigious company, been here for 4 years. People don’t lose jobs because they smoke pot, they lose jobs because they are idiots.
You people seriously don’t think this was fabricated? I imagine the world learned a lesson after how widely publicized that incident with the woman calling her boss “pervy wanker” on FB and then having him thusly fire her (even THAT may have been a hoax, as it was never even substantiated or tied to people with actual names). Neither story is all that amusing anyway.
Tofu, using that logic, people would wear condoms if they don’t want to knock up their girlfriends, people wouldn’t use Wall Posts like Personal Messages, and fat people would steer clear of McDonald’s. Common sense does not always translate into logical actions.
And @throwingtofu, i have seen plenty of people do this same mistake over and over on my own feed. you have no idea what a great pleasure it brings me to see the responses of their managers/bosses/superiors/etc.
Why are people friends with their Boss on facebook? I mean, why? Just… why? Especially if it’s obviously not something you enjoy.
There’s also a thing called privacy settings. He could rant and rave about work all day and hide it from the people he works with and his boss. Why don’t people do that?
Why would the boss fire him over a facebook status? Why not just wait until he comes into work and then send him home? You can’t fire someone for venting about their job, especially when they don’t even mention the company name.
@wakin and banahm, that is why I said so many people guys, I smoke and hold a good job although I am incapable of mixing the two, ever. I know people who can and hold their jobs but the people who prioritise smoking over ambition and work and then wonder round thinking the world owes them something are the ones that make me cross and their are so many of them!
@bahlea, I agree. Long time smoker, but I just can’t abide doing it while working, for me, it’s what to do when the day is done and it’s time to get a little loose. In my experience, I’ve known people who can stone all day and still function at a job, and if it works for them, so be it, regardless of how I feel about it morally. Conversely, there are those I’ve known who thought it wasn’t having an effect on their job performance when it clearly was, and would always be mystified when they would loose a job or be reprimanded for their poor work. My advice would be to leave it at home. And when you get home and light up, why not read a stoner’s blog about travelling to Holland? slcrook.blogspot.com Show support, and new posts will follow.
wow boss, you’re soooo cool, firing someone over facebook.
my question is why do people say things like “most the people on here know the type of person you are” and then continue to trash them? if most of the people already know, what’s the point?
maybe it’s his wording, or the way he presents himself as the employer – i didn’t even get that he WAS dude’s employer until “your ex boss” – but i didn’t really get the “oh snap!” feeling i usually get from bosses telling off their shitty employees over facebook.