You have to mess up royally to get fired on Day One, but the reality is… it happens. We often talk about what compels people to walk out of a job interview or what has made people quit on the spot. However, if we haven’t experienced this already, one day we are going to find ourselves on the other side of this conflict and in the unfortunate position of having to fire someone for inappropriate behavior. Maybe you all didn’t do enough of a good job during the hiring process to be sure that this person was a proper fit. Maybe the expectations you set weren’t clear from the get-go. But maybe… just maybe… you did your due diligence and you did set those expectations. Maybe this person was just completely out of line.
It’s rare when this happens, of course. A person has to have a really false sense of professionalism to find themselves fired on Day One. However, according to these managers who shared their stories via this r/AskReddit thread, this kind of scenario happens more than we’d like to think. Keep scrolling below for the full stories. For more, check out this list of quirky things significant others do that annoy their partners.