January 14, 2022

toxic work environments

biting co-worker

If You Find Yourself Biting a Co-worker, Maybe It’s Time to Find Another Job

I’m sure some of you work in dreadful conditions. Sure, you still have access to running water and a toilet, but sometimes it’s the mental and emotional toll that makes for of a terrible work environment. Now, before we let you all loose on your own personal stories of workplace horror, let’s enjoy the story […]


As Far As Horrible Bosses Go, The Ex-Fox News Comptroller Is Up There

Think your boss is awful? Like, god-awful? Whoever you’re thinking about right now for a horrible boss award, Judith Slater, the former comptroller of Fox News probably has them beat. The New York Times reported last week that two African-American employees sued Slater, their white boss, for racially harassing them for years. The lawsuit also […]

Accounting Had a Toxic Culture Before It Was Cool

In February 2013, one unfortunate former Big 4 intern asked his manager for Saturday morning off to rotate his tires. Instead of addressing the intern’s “noobish” request for time off on a Saturday in busy season, his managers forwarded that email to every.last.accountant.on.the.planet, and to Going Concern because -– “LOL, he needs time off during […]