While in these uncertain times, many employees hold onto their workplaces tighter than ever, others are somewhat more relaxed. And if you ask me whether it’s possible to loosen up a little too much when it comes to your job, the answer is yes.

For many unknown, illogical and often plain dumb reasons, some employees have earned themselves a solid “you’re fired!” badge. In fact, there’s a whole corner of Reddit with a cheeky name “Bye, Bye Job” that’s dedicated to sharing “images or stories of people losing their job, a scholarship/admission, or another kind of opportunity due to their actions online or in person.”

Below we selected some of the most amusing, insane, and crazy examples that could easily compete in a sprint of losing your job the fastest way possible. Scroll down and after you’re done, be sure to check out our previous post with the funniest “you had one job” fails.

#1

Lab Intern Demands To Work Maskless And Not Only Gets Fired, But Risks Her Entire Future Career

Lab Intern Demands To Work Maskless And Not Only Gets Fired, But Risks Her Entire Future Career

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Chich
Community Member
10 months ago

Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.

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#2

An Oldie But A Goodie

An Oldie But A Goodie

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Luna W.
Community Member
10 months ago

Well deserved.

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#3

This Is A New One For Me

This Is A New One For Me

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Caro Caro
Community Member
10 months ago

Fu*kwits like these should be deported. A teacher, someone who is in close contact with children. I shudder.

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It’s fair to say that most of these career faux pas shared in this post are somewhat on the extreme side. From extremely rude messages to inappropriate comments shared out in public, these behaviors are the straight way to getting fired, and there’s little doubt about that. At least they don’t happen that often and when they do, they end up stirring things up quite a bit in forums and online threads.

But there are so many more less extreme and more standard ways to fail at work. From letting your team down to screwing things up on a deadline, even the best worker wasn’t born immune to failure. But for many devoted workers, such experiences may end up ruining their self-esteem and professional motivation. So how to lift yourself up when things went down the drain at work?

#4

Record Setter

Record Setter

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Buren
Community Member
10 months ago

Bye Naomi. NASA is spacing out with you

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#5

He Really Owned The Libs This Time

He Really Owned The Libs This Time

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Bill
Community Member
10 months ago

Wearing political gear should be a no no whatever position you hold in a company. What if the boss wore a Trump shirt and the same thing happened?

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#6

The Woman Who Laughed Has Been Fired

The Woman Who Laughed Has Been Fired

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Michael Fernandez
Community Member
10 months ago

That woman was vile.

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To find out, we spoke with Sarah Jones, a career and leadership coach with over 7 years’ experience as a top executive leadership and career coach and a 30-year career at board level. Sarah assured us that there’s no such thing as failure, unless you fail to learn from your experiences. The career coach reminded us that there will always be challenges at work. “I firmly believe that when we are sitting too comfortably, we don’t push our goals forward—we don’t really grow or develop. So I believe that failure is instrumental to our growth.”

#7

Big Brain Move. Man Wears Work Badge To Insurrection

Big Brain Move. Man Wears Work Badge To Insurrection

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Abhinc
Community Member
10 months ago

they were obviously not the sharpest knives in the drawer ... not even surprised !!

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#8

Update

Update

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Abhinc
Community Member
10 months ago

trump supporters really had a hard time with the whole concept of democracy ...

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#9

He Seems Like A Nice Guy

He Seems Like A Nice Guy

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Buren
Community Member
10 months ago

WTF. I'd call him pig but that would be insult for intelligent animal

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Sarah recounted “starting work with a new manager with a very different, introvert style. I thought I’d never last with him, but in fact—he got me to slow down and become a little more focused on the details. Also, when I was made redundant, I didn’t take it personally—my attitude was ‘yes, a clear sign to become self-employed’—and I’ve never looked back. So look at what did I learn, what would I do differently—this isn’t about blame, but about personal reflection.”

#10

Welp, She Gone

Welp, She Gone

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Abhinc
Community Member
10 months ago (edited)

oh god ... antivaxers really have no limits and no shame !!! how idiotic do you have to be to compare this to segregation ... you just prove how dishonest and uncultured you are. show some decency and respect !!!

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#11

Pretty Sure This One Counts

Pretty Sure This One Counts

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Walking On Sunshine
Community Member
10 months ago

LOL who wants to bet he *barely* knows his dad?

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#12

Bye Bye Job In Four Acts

Bye Bye Job In Four Acts

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Abhinc
Community Member
10 months ago

this one is one of the most infuriating i've seen lately !!! the level of dishonesty, victimization, unculture, disrespect, idiocy, insensitivity is just astronomical ... that's sickening. these antivaxers using the Holocaust to make a statement are just some of the most horrible people i can think of

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Maybe you are in the wrong job, wrong company and you’ve been putting off leaving so things are not going too well, Sarah argues. “Perhaps you made a mistake—own up, apologize if you need to, and clearly communicate what you will do differently next time. Reframe it in your mind, don’t tell yourself you are a failure—say to yourself, I’ve had a setback and I’m moving forward, I can learn from this—something more positive,” she said.

#13

Son Posts Something Racist, Mom Agrees And Gets Fired From Her Job

Son Posts Something Racist, Mom Agrees And Gets Fired From Her Job

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River Webb
Community Member
10 months ago

some people should't be allowed to have children

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#14

Mailman Is A Total Piece Of Sh*t

Mailman Is A Total Piece Of Sh*t

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Bill
Community Member
10 months ago

Only 5?

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#15

Bosses Friend Made This Cake For A Couple Of Coworkers Who Didn't Get Vaccinated

Bosses Friend Made This Cake For A Couple Of Coworkers Who Didn't Get Vaccinated

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Vicky Z
Community Member
10 months ago

No reason to lie on a cake! Nobody will miss them

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Even though failures at work are particularly painful and hard to heal from, they happen more often than we’d think. Nearly every client that Sarah talks to is going through a challenge and they always learn. “That’s part of my role—to help them to understand any repeating patterns or behaviors that may be holding them back,” she said.

“When we fail, and learn and acquire new skills, or grow from it, we develop a steeliness,” Sarah said and added that it’s “a resilience so sometimes the more challenges we have, the more we can overcome situations that would ‘floor’ some people.” According to her, many extremely successful people had several attempts at what they were trying to achieve before they got there.

#16

Nazi Saluting Hospital Worker Gets The Boot After Being Found Out

Nazi Saluting Hospital Worker Gets The Boot After Being Found Out

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Jaekry
Community Member
10 months ago

Aaaaaand punishable by law. (At least in my country.)

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#17

Update: She Was Suspended Pending Investigation

Update: She Was Suspended Pending Investigation

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Abhinc
Community Member
10 months ago

WTF ???

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#18

A “Doctor” That Refuses To Get Vaccinated And Doesn’t Believe In Science Losses Job. Good Riddance, Let Actual Professionals Replace This

A “Doctor” That Refuses To Get Vaccinated And Doesn’t Believe In Science Losses Job. Good Riddance, Let Actual Professionals Replace This

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Chich
Community Member
10 months ago

Don't understand these medical antivaxxers. Its like becoming a firefighter and deciding you don't like to get wet.

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#19

I Had To Fire A Client For Comparing A Restaurant Requiring Vaccine Proof To Ww2. Throwaway To Protect My Privacy

I Had To Fire A Client For Comparing A Restaurant Requiring Vaccine Proof To Ww2. Throwaway To Protect My Privacy

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Abhinc
Community Member
10 months ago

just stop using the Holocaust to justify your BS !!! that's sickening

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#20

A Class Act

A Class Act

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Cold Contagious
Community Member
10 months ago

So sorry that he can't accept responsibility for being a douchebag towards his kids and family, that he had to look someone up on the DL on Facebook and add her as a friend. Without knowing her personally and abusing her privileged Information that he only had access to due to his job position. Knowing that he was fully aware that the Hipaa act meant that he shouldn't contact her in that manner. And that's why he was fired.

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#21

Local Cop And GF Decided To Be Racist On Snapchat. Less Than 48 Hours Later, Job Goes Bye Bye...

Local Cop And GF Decided To Be Racist On Snapchat. Less Than 48 Hours Later, Job Goes Bye Bye...

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Abhinc
Community Member
10 months ago

this one is currently #13 as i am writing ... i think i won't be able to read the whole post !! it just infuriates me. i hate people !!

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#22

Apparently

Apparently

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Abhinc
Community Member
10 months ago

well ... you did !! you didn't express an opinion. you spread hatred and racism dude. take your responsibilities

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#23

Utah Man Coughed On Blm Protestors, Loses Job

Utah Man Coughed On Blm Protestors, Loses Job

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Jaekry
Community Member
10 months ago

Deliberately coughing on someone is/was considered an attack on someone's (life). So yea. Being held responsible makes sense. (Besides a the fact it's a Trumper. Which does not make sense in any universe...)

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#24

Racist Volleyball Player Gets Suspended And Her Team Has To Pay A Fine

Racist Volleyball Player Gets Suspended And Her Team Has To Pay A Fine

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Abhinc
Community Member
10 months ago

just disgusting !!

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#25

Trainer A*shole Loses Job Through Homophobia And Humiliated Client By Loudly Professing His Clients New Workout Methods Suck For All To Hear

Trainer A*shole Loses Job Through Homophobia And Humiliated Client By Loudly Professing His Clients New Workout Methods Suck For All To Hear

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Abhinc
Community Member
10 months ago (edited)

sooo ... basically the trainer complains his client is not in shape !!? if he was he wouldn't need you dude !! so stupid ... aaand you need muscles to be a "real man" ?? and if you're not a "real man"" you're weak and feminine, therefore gay ?? and being gay is a bad thing ??? so much ti unpack here !!! that trainer is a huge piece of work

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#26

Bye Bye But A Capella

Bye Bye But A Capella

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There Is No Planet B
Community Member
10 months ago

I love the title!!!

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#27

This White Supremacist Group Patriot Front Delivered White Supremacist Flyers All Over A College Campus, And Then She Lost Her Job

This White Supremacist Group Patriot Front Delivered White Supremacist Flyers All Over A College Campus, And Then She Lost Her Job

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Samantha Lomb
Community Member
10 months ago

Also making bills possessive as if she is paying multiple people named Bill is driving me crazy. So much for that BA and learnin good I guess.

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#28

They Got Fired Because They Refused A Condition Of Employment

They Got Fired Because They Refused A Condition Of Employment

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Vicky Z
Community Member
10 months ago

Well, you are not unemployed you just refused to have your job so why have benefits

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#29

That [poop]head That Was Harassing Teenage Beach Goers About Their Bikinis Got The Boot

That [poop]head That Was Harassing Teenage Beach Goers About Their Bikinis Got The Boot

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Lindsfc
Community Member
10 months ago

The irony of a Christian lecturing teenagers for wearing bikinis at a beach, likening them to pornography, when the God that he professes to follow, created Adam and eve as innocents, unashamed of their nakedness, and becomes angry with them when they eat from the tree of knowledge and develop shame for said nakedness......

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#30

Thoughts And Prayers To Those Hurt By Cancel Culture This Year

Thoughts And Prayers To Those Hurt By Cancel Culture This Year

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Michael Fernandez
Community Member
10 months ago

Engage in a terrorist attack against the United States and there will absolutely be consequences.

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#31

Facebook Friend Is An Anti-Masker Who Brazenly Posts About Keeping His Job Even After Complaints About Him To Corporate. He’s Not So Cocky A Few Days Later

Facebook Friend Is An Anti-Masker Who Brazenly Posts About Keeping His Job Even After Complaints About Him To Corporate. He’s Not So Cocky A Few Days Later

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Dorothy Parker
Community Member
10 months ago

Writing about his experiences with hard drugs probably didn't help.

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#32

A White Teacher In Texas Is Out Of A Job After A Student Recorded Him Using The "N-Word' In Class. Classic. But Wait, There's More!

A White Teacher In Texas Is Out Of A Job After A Student Recorded Him Using The "N-Word' In Class. Classic. But Wait, There's More!

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Abhinc
Community Member
10 months ago

why isn"t there a "white history month" ?? well because except black history month it's white history year sooo ...

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#33

Losing Your Job As A Single Dad Of 3 Because You Refuse To Wear A Mask

Losing Your Job As A Single Dad Of 3 Because You Refuse To Wear A Mask

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Michael Fernandez
Community Member
10 months ago

He chose to leave his job and put his children at risk, both medically and financially. He must hate those kids.

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#34

Nurse Flashes The White Power Symbol On Tim Tok And Says Bye Bye To Her Job!

Nurse Flashes The White Power Symbol On Tim Tok And Says Bye Bye To Her Job!

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Soyexfox
Community Member
10 months ago

wow didnt that hand gesture once mean OK like LOL used to me lots of love

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#35

Another Anti-Vaxxer Job Bites The Dust

Another Anti-Vaxxer Job Bites The Dust

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Vicky Z
Community Member
10 months ago

When has stupidity ever been on the right side of history?

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#36

News Reporter Fired For Refusing Vaccine And Goes Full Blown Conspiracy Theorist

News Reporter Fired For Refusing Vaccine And Goes Full Blown Conspiracy Theorist

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Vicky Z
Community Member
10 months ago

Wait! People get letters from pastors and think that these are valid and they can be excluded? Jeez

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#37

So Proud

So Proud

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Caro Caro
Community Member
10 months ago (edited)

Well whoopyfuckingdoo.

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#38

Tiktok Bans ‘That Vegan Teacher’ With 1.7 Million Followers After 20,000 Sign Petition To Block Her

Tiktok Bans ‘That Vegan Teacher’ With 1.7 Million Followers After 20,000 Sign Petition To Block Her

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River Webb
Community Member
10 months ago

I've never heard of her, what did she do?

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#39

Real Tweet By An Omaha Radio Personality About The Chauvin Verdict (He Has Since Been Fired)

Real Tweet By An Omaha Radio Personality About The Chauvin Verdict (He Has Since Been Fired)

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BananaJo
Community Member
10 months ago

Just...why

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#40

Our Local Ppc (Canadian Libertarians) Candidate Ladies And Gents…

Our Local Ppc (Canadian Libertarians) Candidate Ladies And Gents…

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Monday
Community Member
10 months ago

Yeah...you do own your own body mate, but you don't own mine so you can't come coughing your germs all over me.

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