This retired IT professional, who currently works on a contract basis for his former firm, was requested to assist one of their clients with their “outdated inventory system.” Things were about to go badly wrong when the client’s CEO waltzed in and barked orders for the IT guy to make him a cup of coffee.
Redditor u/ShelLuser42 published their long experience on the r/Idontworkherelady subreddit, which is a popular place for users to share incidents in which they were mistaken for employees. These stories typically have Karens accosting other unrelated customers and demanding service, but occasionally one or two of these stories will feature these suited, power-hungry individuals.
Their initial post received positive feedback, which prompted them to make another update a few days later outlining some of the consequences. The “The Fallout” section of the narrative on items #18 and #19 serves as a representation of this second thread. Continue reading to see the story’s screenshots.