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Manager schedules a brief meting at the last minute. I grab a bag of the free popcorn from the 7th floor and drop in. Manager announces that one of our coworkers, who is in the meeting with us, is getting laid off. She's crying. It's at this moment that I am torn between empathy and that buttery goodness. I manage to sneak in enough bites during the light-hearted moments to finish the bag off FTW. Definitely felt like a dirt bag when I realized what the meeting was about but knew there was no looking back and I had to press on.
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Why would your company gather people to embarass the poor girl?
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'Hey everyone, Carol's getting laid off. Watch your productivity!'
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They don't have to fire her and announce it to everyone at the same time lol
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Manager schedules a brief meting at the last minute. I grab a bag of the free popcorn from the 7th floor and drop in. Manager announces that one of our coworkers, who is in the meeting with us, is getting laid off. She's crying. It's at this moment that I am torn between empathy and that buttery goodness. I manage to sneak in enough bites during the light-hearted moments to finish the bag off FTW. Definitely felt like a dirt bag when I realized what the meeting was about but knew there was no looking back and I had to press on.
I'm insulted I wasn't mentioned in your book.
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Why would your company gather people to embarass the poor girl?
She requested it do she could say her goodbyes. I believe HR called her prior to.

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I'm insulted I wasn't mentioned in your book.
In the thank you section or a specific chapter? I can always edit and re-upload!
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