Clocking in and immediately eating your breakfast
Taking an extended bathroom break to catch up on instagram
Consistently announcing to your co-workers that you hate your job.
Asking your boss to be off for the fourth of July to go to the beach.
Explain the situation to the dentist and tell her you cannot perform the procedure at this time. Have the dentist call to have the procedure scheduled once the patient has calmed down.
Do not speak to the patient, just get the procedure done and leave.
Tell the patient they are being rude and you will not perform the procedure until they shut up.
Inform the dentist that you aren't paid enough to deal with this situation and ask her to assign the patient to another hygienist.
Tell him/her that abuse is not tolerated in the workplace; that you will converse when they have calmed down, then walk away.
Laugh at him/her and suggest they take a personal day until they feel better.
Refer the matter to your supervisor
Tell him/her that they are behaving like a six year old.
Tell him/her to "meet you out back" after your shifts.
Dangling earrings with a matching bracelet.
Your employee badge on a Coors Light lanyard
Your wedding band etched with your and your partner's initials.
French tip nail extensions
Personal phones may be used during breaks only.
Personal phones may be used when you receive a notification.
Personal phones may be used to check email only
Personal phones may be used if you are expecting an emergency call and have made arrangements with your supervisor.
Personal phones may never be used in the workplace.
Say "I don't know" or "I can't really say"
Say "I saw him there, but don't know anything about it"
Hint that your neighbor should watch the news for further "interesting developments"
Answer his questions politely, but make him promise not to repeat the information.
Pulling into the parking lot at the beginning of your shift (8:00)
Calling out of work because you are sick.
Starting your shift 10 minutes late and staying an extra 10 minutes late to make it up.
Keeping records of skipped breaks in order to go home early
Listen but don't participate, because as long as you don't join in you are not part of it.
Yell at them and tell them they are horrible people.
Join in, you've just heard some juicy gossip you can add
Tell them that gossip and negativity is not good for department morale.