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Brooke Sjoberg


Brooke Sjoberg is a freelance writer for the Daily Dot. She graduated with her Bachelors in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin in 2020.

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‘This is not a Starbucks hack’: Barista calls out 5-cent mobile order hack that doesn’t work

'People try that all the time with our mobile orders.'

On Sep 30, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘New fear unlocked’: Woman gets kicked out of Korean barbecue restaurant for being alone, sparking debate

'Maybe I’m just hungry and emotional but I definitely cried in my car.'

On Sep 29, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

man in front of tan wall caption 'Toxic Tip for Job Hunt If you get ghosted after an interview, find their boss on LinkedIn and message them: 'Just wanted to help provide some feedback for the recruitment process and let you know (Interviewer's Name) has been unresponsive after our interview on DATE. Hope this isn't the usual exp for all candidates.' Stay toxic' (l) LinkedIn logo on blue background (c) man in front of tan wall caption 'Toxic Tip for Job Hunt If you get ghosted after an interview, find their boss on LinkedIn and message them: 'Just wanted to help provide some feedback for the recruitment process and let you know (Interviewer's Name) has been unresponsive after our interview on DATE. Hope this isn't the usual exp for all candidates.' Stay toxic' (r)

‘I did this and ended up getting the job’: Career expert shares ‘toxic tip’ for job hunters who get ghosted

'It works every time.'

On Sep 28, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘Saw this one time when I was BOOKING A HOTEL’: Homrest customer gets asked to tip while online shopping for office chair

'I would literally have to cancel for the simple audacity of them.'

On Sep 27, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘Annoying-ass customers’: McDonald’s worker mocks customers who ask for fresh nuggets and extra sauce, sparking debate

'Asking if the food fresh in a fast food place is wild.'

On Sep 26, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘How is Starbucks going to recover from this?’: Starbucks barista says they were fired for ‘theft and misuse of the discount button,’ giving $90-worth of free items to customers

'You already said that I could never work here again, so I will go out with a bang.'

On Sep 24, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘I want to fight you out back’: Waitress blasts customer for tipping 10% after praising her performance

'Don’t they know we pay all of our bills in compliments!'

On Sep 23, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘God bless that man for that calmness’: Enterprise Rent-A-Car worker keeps cool while ‘Karen’ berates him

'Have a good day ma'am gets em every time.'

On Sep 22, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘You ever had a shift so motherf*cking bad that makes you want to put in your 2-weeks’?’: Starbucks workers say they made Pumpkin Spice Lattes for entire shift

'You Pumpkin Spice Latte-a** bitches, you guys got us traumatized.'

On Sep 21, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘Like just get a travelers bro’: Starbucks worker roasts customers who order before going into the office

'And then they don’t even tip.'

On Sep 19, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘Tipping is optional, but so is delivering your food’: Viral video shows pile up of McDonald’s DoorDash orders for non-tippers

'Sounds like a DoorDash problem not a me problem,' one commenter wrote.

On Sep 17, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘Where’s the bonus check?’: UPS driver who went viral receives a UPS coin as thank-you from CEO, sparking debate

'That's crazy. A multi-millionaire gifted you a novelty coin.'

On Sep 17, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘What are they gonna do, actually pay me?’ Woman says she was rejected from unpaid internship—she showed up anyway

'I don’t get why places offering unpaid internships are so picky like we’re literally doing charity work for them.'

On Sep 16, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘I’ve been called worse with no money involved’: Tech worker’s video on being called a ‘diversity hire’ sparks discussion

'The best part is they are really reluctant to write you up or fire you.'

On Sep 15, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘Are you happy now?’: Customer films Burger King worker quitting after she asks for money back, sparking debate

'Sad that customers can be so cruel.'

On Sep 14, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg