Some may say that sexism at work doesn’t exist or it’s exaggerated, but this man just experienced what it’s like to walk in a woman’s shoes.


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Martin R. Schneider, a writer and editor at Front Row Central, accidentally sent emails to a client under his female co-worker’s name, and was completely surprised by the results.

He decided to post the whole story on twitter and it instantly went viral. Read the full story below. (h/t)

Martin R. Schneider accidentally sent emails to a client under his female co-worker’s name

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Nicole’s boss constantly complained that it took her too long to work with clients

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Martin assumed it was because she was less experienced than him

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However, one day he accidentaly emailed a client under Nicole’s name…

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The client was very rude and only later Martin noticed the email signature

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When he switched back to his own email signature the client’s response improved immediately

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This is why they decided to do a little experiment, which Martin later said “f*cking sucked”

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Nicole, on the other hand, had “the most productive week of her career”

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The boss? He didn’t buy it!

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While Marting was completely shocked, Nicole said she was “USED to it”

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Someone later pointed out that it would have been even worse with black-sounding female names

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