It’s very uncommon for employees to retaliate against their bosses by automating their own jobs, as one employee did when they were paid to do nothing for five years. It’s also rather usual for employees to be in charge of their boss’s work. When you put the two together, you get this individual. They figured out ways to do their boss’s task in half the time. And since this work was the only thing keeping their boss on the job, it seemed reasonable to just let them go.
Perhaps if their supervisor had followed the rules from the start, they would not have created a situation where their employee might easily render their entire employment redundant. Even if you’re completely ineffective at work, if people like you, you’ll most likely stick around. However, given their active inconvenient nature, it’s hardly unexpected that they were fired. Following is the story of OP in his own words, let’s hear the spicy story out and see what Redditors had to say on it.