Everybody complains about their job, but the complaints tend to be so boring you end up nodding off next to the break room's chicken parm-caked microwave.
Seriously that's disgusting, clean it up.
Realizing not every office is so humdrum, Chicago-based job search company Careerbuilder.com surveyed hiring managers across the country to ask them about the top 20 strangest complaints they've received from employees.
"We received hundreds and hundreds of [answers]," said a CareerBuilder spokeswoman. "These are the best, or oddest, ones. We thought it'd be good to bring some laughter to the workplace."
The answers are ... strange, and range from criticism of personal appearance ("Employee is too sun-tanned", "Employee has big hair"), to moaning about obnoxious idiosyncracies ("Employee wants to check a co-worker for ticks"), to protesting holiday spirit, e.g., "Employee has bells on her shoes and it's not the holidays".
The answers also cover grumbling you'd hear in most workplaces ("using the ladies' room because the men's room is not as tidy"), before diverging into truly inspired objections, including:
Hmm. Hope co-worker wasn't carrying a shotgun. More:
But of the 20 complaint-worthy infractions noted by Careerbuilder, perhaps none is so commonplace and universally despised upon as this:
"Employee eats all the good cookies".