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Employee Gets Scolded For Being Too Efficient, They Start Doing The Bare Minimum

The idea of working smarter, rather than hard, was always taught to me from an early age. In the case of one designer, however, that mantra seems to have gone out the window when her boss complained that she was wasting company time by working on her proposal.

In order to tell the full story of how this woman was scolded at work, her frustrated husband took to the Malicious Compliance subreddit, and thus, you will find the full details below, as well as some of the responses from readers who are invested in what is going on. You should, however, take care not to read too quickly! As a matter of fact, we would not like you people to be found to be inefficient. So keep on scrolling down to read the full story and we will see you at the end of the article.

1. OP’s wife worked as a UX/product designer when she first started than she moved to a holdings company where she was the sole designer keep on scrolling down to read what happened next

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2. The company owned 3 or 4 more companies

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3. OP’s wife os really good at her job and does weeks work in  little over a day

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4. OP and his wife changed countries and in the new country OP’s wfe got a new job in a company as a product designer

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5. OP’s wife and the companies current designer would divide the available projects OP’s wife would finish her work within 2 days

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6. After 3 months of work she got a glowing review

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7. She continued working at her usual speed finishing everything quickly in no time

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8. After another year the company did a performance audit due to covid and started monitoring submissions of all the tech staff, So OP’s wife got pulled up for only submitting projects on Monday and Tuesday.

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9. They tell OP’s wife that they pay her for her time and that she must use it to benefit the company even tho she was producing better quality projoects faster than the other designer

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10. The company told OP’s wife that if she is not willing to work they will reduce her pay by 60% meanwhile the other designer got promoted to senior

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11. OP’s wife reduced her hours to 4 days a week at 20% reduction and she no longer does outstanding tickets and only does the same amount of work as the other designer and for some reason they are back to praising her consistency lol

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12. Now OP’s wife works at the same pace as the other designer

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13. This Redditor thinks that company did a poor job of measuring the true productivity and that their decision is gonna cost them big time

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14. This Redditor thinks that OP’s wife should move on as soon as possible

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15. This Redditor learned early in his career

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16. This Redditor went through something similar and he shared his experiecne

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17. Goodhart’s law strikes again for real lol

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18. This Redditor thinks that it’s annoying and that OP’s wife should build her own company and effortlessly take as many clients as the larger firms

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19. This Redditor tells everyone that this is how large companies operate

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20. It’s bad management not bad workers

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21. Here is another Redditor who thinks it’s very annoying

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22. This Redditor says that it doesn’t sound like a malicious compliance and that OP’s wife should have done less work

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23. This Redditor shares his experience and he also tells us how he got a raise at the end of day as well

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24. This Redditor says that The world doesn’t appreciate smart and hardworking women

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25. Couldn’t agree more

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26. Lol we don’t know what more to add to this

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This was it, folks, this was the story and we think that OP’s wife did the right thing by working as much as the other designer honestly the company do not deserve, let us know what you think about it down below in the comment section and make sure to like and share this article with your friends and family stay tuned for more content like with Defused. Thank You!

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