charlotte-colombo

Charlotte Colombo


Charlotte is a chronically online culture journalist with bylines in outlets like Insider, Rolling Stone, Dazed, VICE, and The Independent.

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woman in front of white walls with hand on forehead caption 'When a new boss joins and immediately hires their old work besties into the team' (l) woman in front of white walls with hand up caption 'When a new boss joins and immediately hires their old work besties into the team' (c) woman in front of white walls with hand on forehead caption 'When a new boss joins and immediately hires their old work besties into the team' (r)

‘There’s nothing wrong with strong teams moving together’: Career coach says new boss hiring old work besties should ring alarms, sparking debate

'Just wait till they hire family members to come in and work.'

On Sep 28, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

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‘I don’t think it’s a coincidence’: DoorDash customer says women drivers have no problem with delivery, but men need extra help

'Now that I think of it, I’ve never had a lady have an issue with my address.'

On Sep 23, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

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‘Everyone is tired and overworked’: Bath & Body Works customer says a worker verbally abused her, sparking debate

'Came for the candles, stayed for the verbal abuse!!!'

On Sep 21, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

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‘I’m getting fired’: Worker accidentally films manager in the background while filming dance TikTok in his office

'He's on his way to write me up.'

On Sep 16, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

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‘When your coworker wants to beef mid-shift’: Barista shares viral video of altercation between her and co-worker, sparking debate

'It’s the passive aggressive for me.'

On Sep 13, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

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‘What the hell?’: Wingstop worker recorded working in underwear and plastic bag after hours

'They make us do that.'

On Sep 10, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

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‘Didn’t sit well with me’: Worker shares ‘most toxic thing’ leader at company said to her, sparking debate

'Leaders can be the most petty and take criticism super personally.'

On Aug 31, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

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‘Did you meet his work wife?’: Woman got a job at the same company as her boyfriend, sparking debate

'Damn so its really 24/7 with each other.'

On Aug 17, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

man sitting holding clipboard caption 'The New Hire Ashley comes in 1 hour early and asks to punch in' (l) man holding phone up to ear while sitting at table with keyboard caption 'Customer calls and says the cashier Ashley was 'Amazing'' (c) man holding clipboard caption 'I tell Ashley she is doing great Keep it up' (r)

‘And then that employee never gets a proper raise’: Manager praises new hire ‘Ashley’ for work ethic, sparking debate

"This used to be me but I was just taken advantage of so now I act my wage.'

On Aug 12, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

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HR TikToker shares 5 things employees should never do, sparking debate

'You owe no company a two-week notice.'

On Aug 10, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

Walmart employee walking caption 'These days all I do is...' (l) Walmart employee standing back to camera caption 'when people are triggered that I choose to work two jobs to save $20,000 a year when it's my life and my choice. I currently enjoy retail, the jobs easy, schedules flexible, and my coworkers are great.' (c) Walmart employee walking caption 'Hustle by working 60 hours a week. I skipped the partying and drinking phase so I can build capital to retire early. i know my future self will thank me for this' (r)

‘All that money and no time to enjoy it’: Walmart employee says she works 2 jobs to save ‘$20,000 a year,’ sparking debate

'The unfortunate feeling of recognizing these carts anywhere.'

On Aug 5, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

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‘I would love to have this girl’s faith in humanity’: Person puts up lost and found sign for Cartier bracelet

'The reward is probably less than what you could sell this for but it's a reward nonetheless.'

On Aug 2, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

woman speaking caption ' checkmark Positive response checkmark Praises their colleague checkmark Talks about complimentary skills checkmark Shows self awareness' (l) woman speaking caption ''Tell me about the person on your team that's the most different from you'' (c) woman speaking finger on cheek caption ' x Negative response x Makes fun of colleague x Implies everyone needs to be the same' (r)

Woman shares the one question candidates should ask during their job interview to avoid working in a toxic workplace

'When they say 'we're like a family,' RUN!'

On Jul 30, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

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‘They guilted me out of getting my iced white mocha’: Starbucks barista puts other baristas on blast for complaining

'I’m tired of baristas giving me dirty looks for ordering a frappe.'

On Jul 27, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo

worker opening door holding spray bottle caption 'That one super lowkey employee training you your first day' (l) worker outside hands at sides caption 'That one lowkey employee training you your first day' (c) worker hand towards dumpsters outside caption 'Taht one super lowkey employee training you on your first day' (r)

‘The only type of coworker I trust’: TikTok skit about that one super lowkey employee training you on your first day of work goes viral

'This is the energy I prefer.'

On Jul 22, 2022 by Charlotte Colombo