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15 Stupidest Ways to Lose Your Job
3. Calling Your Boss on His “Self Love”
Our next nominee proves social-networking stupidity is not just detrimental, it’s universal. <a href=”http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_2522718,00.html“ target="_blank"> A 23-year-old administrative clerk from South Africa called his boss a “serial masturbator” on his Facebook status. A co-worker saw the status, informed the employer and the young man was fired. Oops.
Moral of the Story
It’s a double whammy for this ex-employee. Don’t say anything on Facebook you wouldn’t want your boss, spouse, parents or children to see. Ever. Also, that’s TMI about your boss. None of your friends want to know that.