An important goal for recruiters when leaving voicemails is to have people return their calls, right? Not forward it on to the national media? But that’s exactly what happened when an anonymous recipient of a voicemail-gone-wrong decided to share this gem with the world.
Business in the front, party in the back
The voicemail starts off much like you’d expect: business as usual. Then, the caller hangs up — or so she thinks — and proceeds to serenade what we can only guess (or hope!) is her pet.
Some priceless lines include: “You’re in demand, my little boo-boo” and “I love my little beary-kins.”
Empathizing over embarrassments
If there’s one thing we ALL have in common, it’s that we’ve done embarrassing things while on the job that we may conveniently prefer to forget. Well, I’m asking you to dig up one such long-lost memory and share it with us so we can all have a laugh on this dreary Tuesday.
And in the spirit of airing our embarrassing memories, I’ll go first.
Where I live, you have to dial 9 and then 1 before proceeding to punch in the number of the person you’re trying to reach. Well, one day I inadvertently dialed 9-1-1 and immediately hung up after realizing what I did. They, of course, registered my number and gave me a call back immediately to check on me. I was told it could’ve been worse – that if I hadn’t responded immediately they might have actually sent in reinforcements. Now wouldn’t that have been a story for the grandkids!
Comment below or tweet us and we may just send you a Dunkin’ Donuts gift card if you have a good story to share – you know, to help alleviate the pain.