How On The Job Stress Can Push Some To Their Limit

NIkki Woods

You may have heard about the gas station worker who got fired after leaving a note for his boss complaining that her habit of not showing up on time and failing to let anyone know she would be late, was no longer acceptable.  He locked up, taped the note to the door and left.

The note has gone viral, the gas station worker got fired and, now that he’s reached some level of fame, will probably get plenty of job offers.

The writer of the note says he was fed up and couldn’t take it anymore.

There aren’t many things more frustrating to an employee than having a lazy boss.  I think this would be a good time to mention that I work for the Hardest Working Man in Radio.  And the best thing about working for someone who works hard is that it makes you appreciate the time and effort they put it in.  It also raises the bar for what you’re willing to do.

But it works the same way for bosses who are slackers and just because your employees aren’t bold or crazy enough to put it in writing for the world to see, doesn’t mean you’re doing a good job.

As a bosses or employees we should appreciate our positions, show mutual respect and come to the realization that life will be better for both when there’s an effort to make the job environment as pleasant as possible.

In light of the recent shooting at the Fort Hood Military Base in Killeen, Texas, once again mental health and worksite violence and have been brought to the forefront.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries reported 13,827 workplace homicide victims between 1992 and 2010. Averaging over 700 homicides per year, the largest number of homicides in one year (n=1080) occurred in 1994, while the lowest number (n=518) occurred in 2010.

Click here to read more

Source: Black America Web | Nikki Woods

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s