25+ Work Secrets Employees Detected That They Probably Shouldn’t Have

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Every person who’s ever had a job knows that every workplace has its own secrets, large and small. Most of us don’t ever catch out anything interesting about targets of employment, except for some inessential gab or drama between coworkers. Nonetheless, on rare occasions some people simply happen to find out something that they were not supposed to know, and then it’s up to them what the hell is do with said information.

Well, the most common direction people seem to take is to keep the secret to themselves and rarely share it on sites such as Reddit. But to be honest we are delighted by this, as some of these secrets they shared seen for a very juicy post! Scroll down below to identify what kind of information was unknowingly found out and don’t forget to comment and vote on your favorite stories, or, hell, add your own if you have something interesting to share!( Facebook cover likenes: Lance Cpl. Michael S. Cifuentes)

# 1

All this material is so negative…I’m gonna throw a positive one out there!

My boss is secretly a competitive ballroom dancer and he’s too embarrassed to tell anyone. I found out when my girlfriend and I took a beginner route and he was in the studio working on a routine. I get sworn to secrecy but I think that’s so interesting.

# 2

At a previous position we had an HR manager get fired right after returning from maternity leave. She was replaced by the guy that she trained to fill in for her while she was gone. She transmitted a company wide-eyed email with the wage pace of everyone from the bush administrator on down. It was a s ** t appearance. A batch of pay rates were wildly different in management/ oversight and upkeep. There were are talking about workstop impress and slowdowns, even menaces of unionizing. I believe that this one act lead to the eventual closure of the weed. It was a crazy time.

# 3

Not a current place but at a past place, my administrator quit and the CEO gave me access to his emails so I could find information about how to do programmes he only knew about.

I started looking for all the salary info from all the co-workers on my unit. Acquired out I was being paid significantly less than the person who previously “ve had my” position.

I travelled and negotiated about a 40% elevate with the CEO based on such a information.

# 4

I know the key code to a store room I’m not really supposed to. I use it for naps

# 5

After reading the other material, mine is kinda boring.

But “ive spent” company money on an ice cream machine that i hide in my office.

# 6

Casino worker. There are a perturbing quantity of suicides that happen on owned. Almost nothing are reported to the public.

# 7

My boss has been slamming the secretary, who is married, for years, and it’s a secret that the secretary’s firstly kid( 14 yo) is my boss’ biological child.

my boss is also married with kids.

# 8

My boss supermarkets beer in the server chamber because the temperature is always prevented cool

# 9

Once instead of receiving my paycheck, I received a file containing every paycheck of everyone in the company. Thus, I knew how much money everybody were stimulating, what benefits they had, etc.( Including the CEO and high control)

#10

From my last-place job…

“Under no circumstances are you even to look at what’s going on in the other half of the plant.”

What was going on? They were building an automated back. Got replaced by a robot a year later.

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#11

Not my current chore, but when I wielded in logistics my boss, head of outbound enterprises didn’t have a high school certificate and and the job expected a college magnitude. She lied on her resume to get the job.

She was an amazing boss, though. She didn’t micromanage, she called me on my shit and screw-ups when they appeared but was never signify or “power-trippy” about it. She offered suggestions to increase efficiency, but they weren’t necessitated, we are only had to test them out, save what worked, dump what didn’t. Somehow, she ever was able to induce me feel proud of a job well done, while continuing to constituting determined to work better. Likely the best boss I’ve worked for to date. And that includes 6 years of self-employment.

She was fired a few months after I left for lying on her resume.

#12

Someone has been stealing circumstances from everyone’s desks in our part. I setup a teddy cam on someone’s desk( with their permission) to find out who was doing it. Turns out it’s the owner of the company.

Since a lot of people are questioning. I encountered him about it in private. Over the course of 2-3 months the majority of members of things started reappearing and the stealing came back a stop after that. At least for the most role, sometimes something “il be going” missing but it wasn’t near as often.

#13

The reason there’s high turnover is because management fuelled the one competent administrator for is just too kind.

#14

IaEUR( tm) m a nanny. Short answer – everything. I sounds all of the moans you think I canaEUR( tm) t hear from the next area. Your boys know/ talk more than you think. Google replenishes in your search biography when IaEUR( tm) m ordering more diapers. I draw the receipts out of the dryer that fell out of your throbs pockets. The iPad the minors utilization has the photo account joined across all of your devices.

I donaEUR( tm) t snoop intentionally, but just as a byproduct of being in the home all day and working with their own families so intimately I obviously know most/ all of their own families secrets. Even the secrets that Momboss and Dadboss may be keeping from each other. I only feign not to know anything at all until IaEUR( tm) m directly told. I would never tell these things to anyone, but make sure you really trust your nannies. And/ or have a non-disclosure clause in their contract.

#15

There is a removable board in the restroom that allows access to numerous hoses in the wall. It likewise allows you to perfectly hear meetings in the overseers role. I’ve learned lots of juicy events I’m not supposed to know about.

1) some coworkers were having sexuality on corporation property on company time they remembered handling wouldnaEUR( tm) t catch out. Management found out.

2) My top boss has anxiety and would rehearse his speech to my direct foreman before affording it to everyone.

3) My boss isnaEUR( tm) t nice behind closed doors. I sounded him talk so much better shit about my coworkers.

#16

My office purposily messes up people’s wages to see if A) they’re honest about receiving extra or B) they can save money by not paying it all. It’s such a scum happen to do simply glad it never happened to me.

#17

That at my aEURoezero stimulant toleranceaEUR workplace the CEOs executive assistant and the head of HR do coke on weekends together. So I know when theyaEUR( tm) re not going out that weekend thereaEUR( tm) ll be a workplace stimulant test the end of the next week.

#18

Not truly something IaEUR( tm) m not meant to know but more something the public arenaEUR( tm) t meant to know about an old-time place of work: the vegetarian roasts arenaEUR( tm) t vegetarian.

#19

Everyone’s passwords. We store them in cleartext. It’s horrifying.

#20

The CEO does coke before public speaking

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#21

That in March next year the company I work for will lose the contract to provide cater and all employees will probably “losing ones” chore. I can’t sleep at night, I can’t gaze them in the eyes. The busines that contracts us has already started negotiating with another contractor and I am friends with person high up in that corporation. They’ve told me to get out ASAP. My boss doesn’t even know. I have been drooping clues but I don’t know what to do. If I can i knows where to find new jobs for my team( there are two separate units and I cope 1) before then and encourages them to put in an application but I can’t draw them.

#22

I work in education.

My former chair permitted a female employee to embezzle coin from the school. I found out and blew the whistle. I premised the status of women would be fired and the chair would be demoted. Instead, the woman was asked to quit and given a parcel, and the chair remaining in his position because of his status as a manager. He proceeded to draw my work very difficult for the next five years until he gave up the chairmanship to someone competent. The wife was his drive wife and mistress, who too used to be his student, at our school.

#23

My boss acquires more than$ 6m yearly but said that she wished to simulated he’s simply establishing 100 -2 00 k so the low level hires don’t ask for more. I constitute more than everyone only based on the fact that I flow the books and know how much he actually stimulates so I can ask for more.

#24

By jump-start from department to department over the years, at my old profession I knew a combination of things that no one person was supposed to know.

I knew fear systems, tomb compoundings, locatings of keys, passwords, schedules, locating and functionality of cameras and security systems.

Led to a lot of idle daydreaming on bad daylights of things I could, but never would, do.

#25

One of my project supervisors is the owner’s nephew. The guy wasted 17 years in prison for killing 2 people because “it voiced like fun at the time.”

The guy devoted the assassinations when he was 16. While highly intoxicated on a cocktail of drugs, he and his sidekicks were reasoning what’s the best way to hang person. They decided to test their ideas.Their venture was successful. He intent up turning himself in a few days later and took a plea bargain. He got a reduced convict for snitching on his friends.

#26

The bedbugs in the hotel beds are not isolated to one room anymore

#27

The foremen on my carry and others in our home port are being investigated for bride swapping. Maybe sounds harmless, but adultery, even mutually reach an agreement, is technically illegal in the military.

#28

The admin password for our laptops. The IT guy from 4 years ago never changed it.

#29

We know what they use their laptops for, and what kinds of sick porn you watch.

Some useds download and torrent it. We can see what’s hogging the network bandwidth yo.

I simply pray the keyboards don’t get returned sticky when they quit.

#30

The reason my boss wonaEUR( tm) t change the aging fleet of corporation vehicles for beings below him is because he wasnaEUR( tm) t allowed to get the car he required and now heaEUR( tm) s mope and nobody is getting new autoes. A Jeep Patriot isnaEUR( tm) t supposed to live to 200,000 Miles.

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#31

I found out my coworker on a lower standing was getting a few thousand dollars more in stipend than me( she told me her payment when she left the company ). Wrote up a polite but stern email to my boss questioning her to is not merely pair it but rise by a couple of K – because I did have a higher stance after all – and she did. Sometimes knowing things can be a benefit.

#32

One of our guys took a operate van to cheat a bank. He got arrested and after 5 years of ‘working somewhere else’ he came back to work for us.

#33

My bosses tried intrauterine insemination a couple of times but to no avail. They now plow the company like their child, which is understandable and I feel for them.

#34

That upper management has so much going on that if you exactly act super hastened they will think youaEUR( tm) re doing a good job and leave you alone. Honestly, that might work in most places.

#35

At my old-fashioned fellowship the owner inadvertently cast me the terminated fellowship accounting outage. I knew what everybody seen, how much receipt we took, how much our office payment, how much eeeeeevvvvverything.

Of course they instantly transmitted me an email “Don’t look at that”

I responded, “Oh I hadn’t even “ve noticed that” email. No problem! “

But it was too late. I’ve considered everything! I’ve interpreted it all.

#36

That my boss is a ended moron. When we figure out a path to accomplish something more efficiently than the organize courses, she loses it because she dislikes change. Like, altogether loses it and represents everyone anxiety while she panics because she is a moron

#37

Old job. Those glossy brand-new fumehoods and laminar flow lockers didn’t actually have working vents.

#38

I know how much everybody in the IT is getting paid. From that I is to be able to say that

new people with no skill nor suffer get a lot more money than people who have been working here for years and know our product in and out

and

2) that I am one of those who get paid the little. Promotes are resisted against because “everybody gets the same , no matter the experience”( complete lie, see above ).

The result is that I am now actively sought for a higher paid job.

#39

My boss was/ is sleeping with HR head and theyre both married( not to each other)

#40

WeaEUR( tm) ve had a salary/ wage increase solidify for over two years due to our aEUR~ dire financial issuesaEUR( tm ), but our President still took his heighten. He now constructs over a million a year. “Theres only” 30 hires in the company.

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#41

This multi million dollars activity is almost entirely statute as age and cloth. That means they don’t really give a shit if you get much done, but if you miss any time they are able to rain down blaze. They need us there for the billable hours.

The job itself is rather unique, so there is no standard for overhead/ time. So as long as you aren’t visibly drunk, sleeping, or crusade, you are able to dick off to your heart’s content.

#42

I work in a large federal government building, one of the ones you would encounter on the information regularly because a lot of stuff happens here and reporters are on location often. There are a series of “network closets” in the building, they’re placed in the same orientations on multiple storeys so the cabling layout is standardized, they range in size from a decent sized shower to a studio apartment and you’d never notice them in the hallway because the doors are unassuming.

One of these wardrobes is entirely unlabeled, the plaque with the chamber quantity has been removed and it’s simply a blank door in the hallway, I noticed it was where one of our wardrobes should be but it’s missing from all the maps and directory. It’s “the worlds largest” closet by far, someone has afforded it with skin lounges and a tv and fridge. I have no idea who altered it into their own private sofa but there are 10,000 people in this building and simply 30 or so people are able to open that door.

#43

At a place that I used to work I was the only being with any IT smarts. I set up the spam filter to forward to my inbox any “maybe” emails that it caught which I would then look at and forward on if they weren’t spam.

On two occasions I was forwarded an email receipt for viagra which one of my colleagues had acquired with his occupation email address. I exactly removed them rather than forwards on because, well, because it’s merely easier that way.

#44

The head of my old org in my own region stole $500,000 from the org, which stimulated us to cut our services to homeless people.

#45

At a past position, the partner of the HR director was sidekicks and college friends with my manager. My manager was misogynistic, maintained a unfriendly work environment( daily ), and was sexually attacking two female hires. Though he was reported( almost weekly) he would never get into hassle( he did get helped routinely ), but the reporter would, one day, find their ‘position eliminated’ and went out the door. The companionship is currently facing a class action statute clothing brought by 24 past employees, some with audio or video evidence of the abuse or non-action by HR.

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#46

My boss is forgery a retrieval platform, affected her ex spouse with a car, and is never going to change or get fired because she’s the owner’s daughter who “can’t do anything about her.”

#47

There’s a person that clocks in for overtime every weekend and then drives home. He’s making an extra 60 splendid a year doing this.

#48

At my last dictation the Legal Officer of all parties would place his announces on loudspeaker phone and leave his door open. So of couse everyone in the vicinity could discover him talking about people’s feelings intelligence as well as his personal opinions about these parties. One of the worst I overheard was “Is there anything we can do to keep so-and-so from advancing( getting a promotion )? ” Another was “So-and-so’s wife called the captain saying he beat the s ** t out of her, so now I have to deal with THAT.” He was a piece of s ** t. Likely still is.

#49

Only one of security rights cameras actually makes. The remainder are for show.

Also, at a credit union I acted at I knew both halves of the combination to the grave.( THOSE security cameras did work for sure tho ).

#50

That our CEOs speeches are actually to be prepared by low level grunts. Realizes me wonder about all the stimulating leader’s address of the past.

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#51

I don’t know if this counts, but my mom works for the Federal government departments of Canada, and she was one of the first were informed that Justin Bieber was banned from China.

#52

My age-old Job’s security system’s passwords were the supermarket amounts. And all computers had the same passwors and login which was the accumulates call and accumulation multitude. I was told by my former boss that, it’s the same for every store so I Technically have access to everystore in the country.

#53

My CEO didn’t quit by choice. Investors coerced him because he was sued for sexual assault.

#54

– My boss’s boss doesn’t flush, pee-pee on the lavatory tush and doesn’t bathe her mitts after applying the bathroom. Unfortunately I know this first hand…

– Also, I know a way to enter the building easily after it is “locked up” at 10 p.m.

– AND … I once inadvertently attended the stipend of a Division head instead of mine( in USD it would be about 26,000 gross PER MONTH ).

#55

Theres a chair in our bureau which was used by two ex employees to have sex frequently on and I’m almost certain there’s brands on it.

Newer hires use it and it hurts me a little everytime

#56

At Kmart, the managers perpetually show us attempts to steal from the supermarket. But they never say who it is and no one was get burnt. They likewise have these impossible deadlines that we need to meet( which we donaEUR( tm) t ). They basically merely lie a ton to daunt beings into working harder, which is why I quit

#57

My workplace is under investigation for the potentially negligent deaths among one of our occupants. I suspect that we are really have a speciman too.

#58

If we have to clock in for work at a time when we are not technically on the schedule, we use what’s called a “red card.” For illustration, let’s say I’m scheduled 2-9 on a specific epoch and I went called in early. If I tried to punch, I would get an error message. The only beings with these ruby-red cards are administrators( storage administrator, perishable manager and non-perishable director ).

Well, I know the system for the blood-red poster, so theoretically I can pierce myself in without needing to get it from a manager.

#59

I work in a pretty well known financial institution. I accompany a select few people most days dedicate what could be described as careless at best and downright reckless acts at the worst. I’m on a relatively low level so they presume I don’t construe but I’m just waiting for auditors/ regulators to tear the place to shreds.

#60

At a former responsibility, had a boss who was unpleasant to be around and meddled in our labour. When this person went on vacation we’d all come in early and stay sometime because it was such a great pleasure actually going our cultivate done without them around. While leader was away we’d likewise have a barbeque and invite old employees back for a reunion! It became an annual event to look forward to.

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#61

So I used to work for an NGO in a government funded planned. Shortly before I discontinue I found out that the higher ups are really taking authority money fund that was meant for our platform and using it on their own non government money platforms. So virtually the latter are stealing millions of dollars from the governmental forces!

#62

Manager fired one of my coworkers( lets call him Billy) because her good friend, who works with Billy, didnt like him.

It didnt matter that he was never late, was dedicated, smart, hardworking, and didnt gossip.

Manager also promoted her other friend( who is currently our legislation person and previously run retail) to HR manager. People’s insurance through the company started lapsing and vacation epoches were taken without warning. Said beings were not in the role those eras when people had a full workdays’ value of emails to demonstrate for it.

#63

I work for a major vehicle rental corporation that is now more than 15 million dollars in debt , no one will loan them fund to supersede it’s aging fleet and there is no the expectations of fashioning that fund back. The State of Florida is currently suing them over toll fees practices.

I have found this information by speaking capital Market analysis, I know for a fact “theyre not” clueing any of the neighbourhood directors about it.

The C-Level churn rate for this fellowship is amazing.

I belief if we got OJ Simpson to do some commercials for us again it would boost our revenue

#64

The patrols at one of our sites aren’t forearmed because they’d get paid more and it would be harder to hire qualified people. They just had a hitting there. Not surprised person or persons quit over it.

#65

One of my directors, who I’m not too fond of but is reciprocal friends with many of your best friend, is dealing coke in the restaurants sector I work at. Both to employees and to guests.

#66

At one of my old-time professions I was responsible for handling expenditure reports. One date I came across the company CEO’s “business” expenditure report. The trip-up was a journey to Hawaii for him and his spouse and another person+ marriage. The “business” trip includes extravagant meals and tours. I questioned it but was eventually was told exactly to process it since he’s the CEO. Few years later( and after ceasing the company) the company was pretty much departed. HAHA!

#67

The boss makes a whole lot more money than he wants us to believe. If you believe him he and members of their families are a hairs extent from living in a connection. Nevermind the brand new 70 ” smart TV for the office…

#68

Learnt on a closing switch at one plaza I acted that if you can persuade the higher ups that you inhale, you get a 10 minute paid cigarette smash every hour on top of your break.

#69

My boss is sexually molesting all my fellow members and there is nothing I can do about it. She is afraid of “losing ones” enterprise and we don’t have any proof of misbehaviour to denounce him.

#70

In the past on three separate occasions IaEUR( tm) ve are all aware of people going shot before THEY knew they were fired.

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#71

Former job. They’d falsify DOT evidences, so administrators would get a nice bonus at the end of the year for not having any incidents.

#72

Was a bus motorist in the UK for Arriva. Instead of windscreen washer liquor, they use water.

Before CCTV was common, was a shelf stacker at a co-op. Come in to find the boss has ‘resigned’, with the police get announced in. Turns out he had stolen inventory over at least a year in the low-spirited 5 illustration reach. Had a couple of people in on it. He basically devised a chronic shoplifting difficulty by claiming that shoplifters who had been caught past and present had stolen a lot more than they had. Write it off and take the stuff from back of browse. Got off scot free somehow

#73

I used to work at the University of Iowa as a secretary in organisation. The governs stated that they had to accept a lateral transfer from another department they didnaEUR( tm) t require. I heard them plan to stick this brand new person in the busiest neighborhood and then punishment them out when they inevitably constituted misunderstandings. Her downfall was contrived before she even labor her first day.

A year later, my administrator changed and they did the exact same occasion to me, firing me for aEURoetoo many typosaEUR. Still simmer my blood.

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#74

I know everyone on our wifi, and their machines and where they’ve been coupled with how they are affiliated to our corporation. My boss does a report daily for the cio with my metrics. Side of me wants to know why, part of me doesn’t. They have a pathing organisation that tracks action for 30 periods that I had moved for emergency exiting schemes, it’s not being used for that.

#75

The hiding place for the key and the fasten system to the verified drugs closet

#76

The factory manager that recently “retired” in his 50 s actually was sexually molesting two women engineers in their 20 s that opened an HR case together. I’ve tried to ask why he gets to get by with reputation unscathed and HR says it’s company policy to keep investigations private. One of his personal photo from his trips is still hanging in the cafeteria with his appoint on it.

#77

Not utilized there anymore, but I knew my boss prepared videos of himself in his office chair fully nude killing child batter all over himself. How? He aEURoeaccidentallyaEUR uploaded one into an ftp folder I was expending for an ongoing shared project.

#78

I operated in a Department where my husband at the time was Manager. I knew next two weeks in advance that everyone in 1 part, around 30 people( many of them sidekicks) were to be made redundant – but couldnt tell anyone. Would have prefered not to know. It was horrible.

#79

I used to work for a pet accumulate. My boss was such a thief. She would stir photocopies of the vaccines the kitten/ puppy get … It was always the same facsimiles. She would lie merely to get a sale, even if it intended hurting an animal. She would refuse to provide proper treatment to the animals we had. We had a whole offspring of puppies succumb from parvo … A spate of hamster died from soaked fanny … We would find 5 to 10 guppies dead every morning because she refused to lay in a sea heater in their tank … She would perpetually yell at us because we weren’t selling enough. She wanted us to sell about 1 000$ importance of supplements if someone bought a kitten or a puppy. If we did, we would get 50$ bonus on our fee check … We never actually got any of those “bonuses” … And last-place but not least, we had an age-old cash register where you have to manually input the taxation percentages. Well, she would bill 15.5% of tax instead of 15% … I lasted 3 months. Just couldn’t take more than that.

#80

My former boss( who is married) had copulation in its term of office with multiple employees. Shit leadership abilities. He came from a naval background didnaEUR( tm) t have a blood clue what he was talking about unless it was navy stuff.

Office supervisor- had f ** k cronies in the office. He would make them get away with slaughter in exchange for sexual promote. He would ever talk about how much he got paid compared to everyone else. Never wanted to help anyone or give a shit.

The entire department is a complete shit demo the good cluster of people who realise the place decent either left or perpetually got f ** ked over. Hard works never got a thank you

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#81

That with a day or two of struggle, I could draft a full recommendation for eliminating my job and the other four people who do my job. It’s completely unnecessary and the organization wastes, conservatively, $200,000 a year on salary and benefits for us to play a very small number of tasks that could easily be delegated abroad or replaced with an outside service.

I doubt it’s one of those “being taken care of” status. The other four employees are all women and have all been there for 15 -2 0 years. Nobody are intending to drag these age-old fogies into the agency and say “You’re a grown-up adult who gets paid a grown adult salary to sit around on Facebook and answer the phone three times in an eight hour transformation, get the fuck outta here”. Private sector companies, its own position would have been eliminated a decade ago.

I mean, it’s neat that I’m applied, but the job is a complete waste of period and fund. You know that work “Bullshit Jobs”? This is it.

#82

They sent out an email saying one of our coworkers is no longer employed under us, which mean they got fired. They arenaEUR( tm) t supposed to tell us why such person or persons got fired, but one day the deputy head came up to me and asked if the fired coworker remains under connections with one particular purchaser. Someone had mistakenly told her I might have information about it, but I had no idea. My department didnaEUR( tm) t even work with that buyer. So now I know my coworker got fired for dating a client.

#83

I drove in a eatery, where the General Manager was incompetent and debase. The eatery was flouting countless health system regulations. Every now and then, she would hasten furiously through the place screaming at everyone to clean something up, label the nutrient with times, get that chicken out of hot water, etc. It seems she had a friend who worked at the Health Department, who would call her with a heads up that they were on their practice over there to scrutinize the place.

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#84

About 20 years ago at a former workplace we were all told there was no money in the budget for a compensate rise, which was overdue, for the whole district. Within a few weeks I discovered, face up on a supervisor’s desk, the wage paces for the entire power. Despite “no money”, our administrator has only received a 45% fee rise.

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