Fck Work but Ima Go podcast is hosted by 2 HR Professionals (Natasha & Jenna) along with Comedian Jeremy Anderson and HR/Compliance Experts as special guests. With different professionally ratchet (pratchet) backgrounds in human resources, Natasha and Jenna came together to be HR 4 the Culture. On Fck Work but Ima Go, they will keep you entertained, educated, and empowered while you play like you’re working every Monday. Make sure you listen to the end and bow your heads for our work prayer. It’s not their fault if you lose your job laughing out loud at our vent sessions and drug test stories!
Natasha, Jenna and Jeremy Anderson (JJ) vent about working with your family members. Could your parents work for you or you work for your parents? What about siblings? JJ said his mama ain't playing with him, Jenna said her mama ain't playing with her either lol. Working with family can go TWO ways, really good or really bad! Natasha brings back Joy Pittman for a very passionate conversation about "What is Diversity & Inclusion?" There has been an uproar in Corporate America about D&I or DEI but no one is having the conversation about why it exist. Jenna and Natasha got you on the topic of the day about "Having Bad Behavior at Work." How many of you are savages at work and need to start changing your demeanor before you get fired? Yeah don't all raise your hand at once! Of course, there's no episode without JJ and the drug test story! Who passed today? Who failed today?
It's Monnddddaaaayyyyyyyyyy!!!!! Natasha, Jenna & JJ vent about asking people how much money they make. We all find out who we need to be friends because somebody trying to pay for all expenses paid trips and ish! Are you open to discussing how much money you make? Natasha features Joy Pittman another dope ass HR Professional based in New York and sissssssss brought the heat this week on our Employment Law topic, "WARN ACT: Layoff Protection." If you got laid off due to the pandemic and didn't get a notice, you may want to listen to this episode! Jenna and Natasha covers the Topic of the Day, "Things not to say at Work," ya'll better change your tone while at work because there's no such thing as fair and it's not in my job description. Jayyyyyyy Jaayyyyyyy not John Singleton (RIP) but we got John Stapleton with the drug test story this week!
Jenna, Natasha and JJ vent about coworkers that overshare their personal tea at work when you really don't know them. Listen to them talk about whoooooooo normally shares TOO MUCH at work and leaves you stuck with not know what to say. Pleeaassseeeeeeee make sure you ask people do they want to hear your personal stuff before you start talking! Natasha and Nannetta covers the Employment Law, "Social Media Policies," can you get fired for what you post on social media on or off the clock? Nannetta gives us alllllllllllllllllllllllll the tea on getting fired because of things you post on social media with companies that have zero tolerances. Jenna and Natasha discuss the Topic of the Day, "Practicing your Interview Skills." Natasha gives advice on how to perfect your interview skills to get more job offers while on your job search. JJ got the drug test story for this week and IKYFL, not a Manager at Krispy Kreme.
Natasha, Jenna and Jeremy (JJ) vents about workplace bullying and seeing which one of the crew can be one. Is it Jenna? Natasha? JJ? You? Yeessssssss, workplace bullying is a real thing and people are victims everyday! Natasha and Nannette covers the Employment Law by discussing the need of Black PTO in Corporate America. With so much going on in the World today, we are having to push through our transgressions of being Black by going to work and acting as if nothing is going on around us. Please take some mental days during this time! Jenna and Natasha got you with the Topic of the Day, "Tips for Working from Home." The mass majority has been working from home and it takes a certain type of person to handle the flow of working from home. Let us not forget the drug test story for the week, JJ got us in teeeaarrrrrssssssss!!!
Natasha, Jenna and Jeremy (JJ) are back for Season 5 during the Coronavirus pandemic venting about being a morning person. We all know Jenna need about an hour or two, JJ says it depends on what job it is and here go Natasha with the opening blinds and text messages before 7:30 a.m. Natasha discusses the Employment Law with Nannette Gregory in local government about "Video Conferencing requiring your video to be on during conference call meetings." I mean really can employers require you to turn on your video during Zoom, Skype or Go to Meetings conference calls? Natasha and Jenna discuss the pandemic. I mean did we survive or will we be dealing with this for the next few years? JJ brings us the drug test story, shouts out to Tika chhhyyyyyyy you got to start being on time for your stops sis!
Natasha and Jenna record over the phone as they practice social distancing to inform everybody about the Stimulus Bill in regards to unemployment insurance claims. The $2 trillion economic relief bill that was signed by 45 to offer assistance to millions of American households that were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This relief bill not only included a stimulus check but it expanded unemployment coverage and new retirement account rules. Jenna brought up the Emergency Coronavirus bill expanding FMLA and granting paid sick leave for Americans that are still working during the pandemic.
Natasha, JJ and Jeremy vents about who really be making all the money in Corporate America. Blue Collar workers need more respect than they get as we’ve been taught to think they are less than employees. Linda and Natasha covers the Employment Laws, “China Job Ads Discrimination.” China express the need of beautiful women in their job ads, causing discrimination to certain women that doesn’t fit what they’re seeking. Natasha and Jenna discussed the Topic of the Day “Having Break room Etiquette.” There are just some things you don’t do in the break room family. The results are in from last week’s episode so JJ did she pass?
Natasha, Jenna and JJ vent about having to be responsible for informing your coworkers about what’s going on at work. Are you obligated to have to tell your coworkers what’s going on at work? Linda and Natasha cover the Employment Law for this week, “In the Buckeye State employers aren’t the only ones held responsible for discrimination claims -- managers and human resources staff may be liable, too. These individuals can be held accountable with, or separately from, the employer in these cases.” Managers and Supervisors really be out here doing stuff without consulting HR so this might be the move! Natasha and Jenna talk the Topic of the Day, “Is customer service your calling?” We all do customer service regardless if it’s C2C, B2C or internal customer. Your customer service skills doesn’t impact you directly until you own your business. JJ brings the drug test results from Malcolm the Social Studies Teacher and he passed using one of the students pee. The last drug test story for this season, you GOTTA hear this!
Natasha, Jenna and JJ vents about the shit show company's have on the first day of work. Really? Can somebody tell us the best first day of work they've had because we ain't had one. Linda and Natasha covers the Employee Law "Offering Egg Freezing as an Employee Benefit." Say whhaatttt??? Who will allow me to freeze my eggs until I can get my life together? Is this a good thing? The idea is many women are faced with a choice between having children and maintaining career momentum. By freezing their eggs, this could allow women to put off having children until later. The process can cost up to $10,000, with annual storage costs of $500, according to NBC News. Jenna and Natasha talk about the topic of the day, "Ways to help you stay awake at work" because it get hard sometimes to stay woke on these repetitive ass jobs. JJ got the drug test story results from last week, can you believe Dominique found out she was pregnant AAAANNNNDDDDDD????? We got Malcolm Richardson a Social Studies Teacher.
Natasha, Jenna and JJ vents about what's a real lunch break because 30 minutes to an hour just ain't enough time to do nothing. JJ says an hour and a half, Jenna done took a 3-hour lunch break before to get nails done and Natasha lordddd get a pitcher on her lunch breaks. Natasha and Linda covers the employment law, "Georgia's Termination Law for Military." When employees in Georgia leave for active military service, they are guaranteed to have a job waiting for them when they return. State law requires employers to give employees unlimited leave for military service and to restore them to the same or similar position and pay after they serve. JJ brings the drug test story with Dominique Henderson trying to get an IT job and we can't forget to talk about Jacquese Miller in LA that was on Workers' Comp from last week. He failed the drug test of course.
Natasha, Jenna and JJ vents about company's needing training and books on how to manage millennials like we're robots or something. They talk about how Steve Harvey has the book "Think Like a Man," maybe they should have "Think Like a Millennial." Millennials want to have a work-life balance AT work PERIODT! Linda and Natasha covers an Employment Law in Florida, "Employees are allowed to bring guns to work in Florida, as long as they keep them in their cars." Linda believes that we should do a psyc evaluation before permitting people with guns. Not necessarily having gun control but giving people some type of evaluation to see if having a gun especially at work is going to be okay. Natasha and Jenna brings the topic of the day, "Fraternizing is a Company Policy." Make sure you check the company policy before you get caught up with your Work Bae. JJ on the Drug Test Story and you know buddy from last week got fired and they hired a Private Investigator for somebody on Workers' Compppppp????
Natasha, Jenna and JJ vent about having damn Micro Managers. One thing 4 sho and 2 thangs for certain, don't NOBODY need anybody standing over them triple checking to see work got done. If you hired me to do the job then let me do my job. Like Natasha said a real Leader doesn't need to micromanage because they understand what it takes to get the job done. Linda and Natasha covers the Employment Law that protects Wage Deduction in the State of Indiana, which makes reducing employee pay nearly impossible. Wage deductions are permitted only with a written agreement that the employee has to sign and that he or she may revoke at any time. Natasha and Jenna got the topic of the day, "Working On-Call for Work." Can you find a balance when working on-call for your 9 to 5? JJ always have the craziest drug test stories, work-related accident driving trucks and what happened???
Natasha, Jenna and JJ vents about the slow death until termination. Whhhyyyyyyy when you know you about to be fired does it seem so life or death. Especially when you know you been fckin' up! Have you ever had a Manager cry with you when they fired you? Linda and Natasha covers the Employment Law about "Southern States' Minimum Wage being under Federal Minimum Wage." Georgia is still $5.15!? Which State Representative we need to talk to? Natasha and Jenna got the topic of the day, "How to React to a Bad Performance Review!" Jenna such a good ass employee. JJ brings up the drug test story of this week and Pratchetssssss you don't want to miss this!
Natasha, Jenna and Jeremy (JJ) vents about working with unhappy coworkers! Chhhyyyyyy... can somebody please take these people out, promote them to another department or something? We all have moments at work where we have to vent about something crazy but every minute of the day??? C'mon! Natasha and Linda covers the Employment Law this week, "Minnesota's Background & Drug Test Law." In other States failing a drug test is grounds for termination, not in Minnesota!? Jenna and Natasha got you on the Topic of the Day, "Email Etiquette" and controlling your temperament. Does all your emails include "Per your Request?" JJ brings us the Drug Test results for last week from the avid weed smoker. This week's drug test story comes from a gentleman in the Meth Lab Capital of Georgia (Logansville) trying to get a job at Publix.
Natasha, Jenna and (Jeremy) JJ vents about having to work on the holidays. Which one of us do you think would volunteer to work on the holidays. Would you work the holidays if you were getting double pay? You taking Thanksgiving food to work on Black Friday? Linda and Natasha covers the Employment Law this week about "North Dakota's Non-Compete Agreements" they only enforce it with who??? Natasha and Jenna brings you the Topic of the Day, " Having Several Different Resumes." You should have more than resumes in your possession. How many resumes ya'll got? JJ with the Drug Test results from last week with the man from POF and the drug test story for this week from an avid weed smoker.
Natasha, Jenna and Jeremy (JJ) vents about Managers not respecting employees work life balance. Natasha not hanging out with no Manager on her “time off” even if it’s FREE! Discuss working for more Millennial owned businesses and how they view work-life balance. Natasha introduces Linda Iruka a HR Consultant and getting her Masters in Employment Law. They discuss the Metabo Law aka the Fat Law in which the Japanese has been working to control the unemployment rate as well as lowering the insurance rates. Jenna and Natasha talks about the topic of the day employees valuing the company’s mission and purpose. Do you know your company’s core values? JJ covers the drug test this week and they used what app to get pee???
HAPPY BIRTHDAY JENNA! We finally had our first Fck it Fridays and we had an amazing time celebrating our co-host Jenna. We also had everybody fill out cards about crazy stuff that has happened at work!! Make sure you come out next month in Atlanta on February 7th!
Natasha, Jenna & JJ goes around the room and talk about what they’re thankful for this year. We are sooooo thankful for all of our Pratchet ass listeners and social media followers. There is honestly no platform without our faithful support team!
Natasha, Jenna and Jeremy wants to wish ya'll a Happy Halloween. Jeremy talks about his job as a Scary Man in a Haunted House. Natasha scary ahhh was Lil' Kim for Halloween and Jenna going to buy some Cat Ears so she can get FREE SHOTS during trick-or-treat.
It's the MF Season Finale and we've been laughing at this entire season like we didn't record the episodes. Natasha, Jenna and JJ talks about printing personal stuff at work. Every 9-minutes somebody printing some personal shit on the company printers. @jobbingwithjas and Natasha talk about, "Unpaid Intern Protection Act of 2019." In January, a small group of lawmakers introduced H.R. 134, the Unpaid Intern Protection Act of 2019, which would make it illegal to discriminate against an unpaid intern on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability. Jenna and Natasha got the topic of the day, "Perfect time of finding a job." Why wait until you come back from vacation when you need a vacation before you start your new job????? Drug Test Story! Drug Test Story! Nathan Williams from Atlanta, Georgia submits the drug story working in the Human Resources with a random drug test.
Natasha, Jenna and Jeremy (JJ) debates about having a reprimand meeting with your manager and he/she has something on their face, do you tell them or don’t say anything. It’s always an awkward moment but do you do it with an attitude or genuinely. Natasha and @jobbingwithjas discusses the Employment Law “LGBTQ Employment Cases." At stake is whether sex discrimination, covered by Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, also prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Jenna and Natasha got the topic of the day "Background and Credit Check," talking about how it impacts your job search. JJ covers the drug test story all the way from Dominique in Statesboro, Georgia as she was looking for a temporary job.
Natasha, Jenna and Jeremy (JJ) had their roundtable discussion about your favorite artist dropping some new shit while you're at work and you’re not supposed have your phone or use the company internet. Are you going on an unauthorized break or you're violating company's policies? Jobbing with Jas and Natasha covers the Employment Law, "Pay Transparency and Equal Pay Protection." Companies have tried to control the conversations with colleagues discussing their pay because it causes so much commotion. How will they now react to the new employment laws that may impact their control? Natasha and Jenna discuss the balance of having a 9 to 5 and a side hustle. Although it isn't easy it seems to be the only answer as Corporations aren't paying enough for Millennial lifestyles. Jeremy (JJ) brings us a drug test story with Steven Andrews from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Detox drinks from a sex store?
Natasha, Jenna & JJ debates on this week's episode about having an overnight work thot bag for long nights that doesn't lead back to the house. Do you go to the local Wal-Mart/ Target and get a fit OR do you pull up in the same clothes from yesterday? One thing we learned was that thot bags are IMPORTANT!! Natasha & @jobbingwithjas discuss the employment law of the week about Hairstyles and Discrimination laws in 2019 to stop discriminating against ethnic hairstyles. The thing black people have to do to cover their natural hair. Natasha & Jenna talks about projects and task being above your pay grade. Do you not do certain things because it's above you now? JJ brings the drug test story for this week with Reggie for a warehouse job and you know he got a post-accident drug test.
Jenna, JJ & Natasha debate on if you're hungry and already going to be late to work are you going to stop to get breakfast or go straight to work? What if it's the late time you can be late before it's your last day of employment? @jobbingwithjas (Jasmin) and Natasha discuss the new employment law "Tip-Sharing Rules for Tipped Employees." Are you a waitress, server, exotic dancer, bartender? Do you share tips? You don't want to miss this episode! Natasha and Jenna covers the topic of the day, "Code Switching." Laaawwwwwddddddddddddd... Code Switching is a full-time job!? Does it bother you that you can't respond how you want to at work? @jae.anderson.ent brings the Drug Test Story from Dillan Michael Andrew in Denver, Colorado experimenting with a Whizz Kit.
Natasha, Jenna & JJ getting the vent session started about working the weekend and how to get out of it. I mean really if you working weekends, your friends going to brunch and day parties are you missing work, going work or changing your religion? Natasha and Jasmin Forts discuss the Employment Law for this weekend, "Raise the Wage Act." You mean to tell me the Federal Wage is going to be what around 2024??? The topic of the day went up with Natasha and Jenna giving the scoop on completing new hire paperwork. Make sure you contact your tax advisor about your tax documents and with benefits contact the company that offer the benefits you have questions. Stacy from Fayetteville, LA holding us down with the drug test story this week. Did she pass?
Natasha and Jenna is tooooooooo lit about Labor Day that they took the damn day off too! Oh ya'll thought ya'll was the only ones NOT working today. Catch us a day party or at somebody BBQ drinking Mountain Lions! See ya'll next week.
Natasha and Jenna are finally baccckkkkk with Season 3! We got new additions to the podcast Comedian Jeremy Anderson (JJ) and HR Professional/Career Coach Jasmin Fort. Vent Session going down with the battle between Natasha, Jenna and JJ if you're faking sick, missing it or did somebody die if you're friends book a random trip. Have you heard about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act implemented by the Trump Administration? Listen to Natasha and Jasmin discuss how it impacted employees too! Maaannnn you know we had to talk about the Feeling Cute Challenge and violating company policy. Drug Test Story???? Surprise!! Hair Sample Test! (Soulja Boy voice)
Natasha and Jenna records the last episode for Season 2 and they are soliciting your reviews. Finally got our first caller for the Vent Session and we discuss the love/hate relationship with Corporate America. Safety first ya'll!!!! We finally talk about Safety in the workplace and the importance of OSHA. Ain't no such thing as a Performance Evaluation if it ain't no raise attached to it lmaooooo. The drug story test results are innnnnnn and you won't believe the results.
Natasha and Jenna talks about not being a morning person and daylight savings is the best excuse for being late to work this week. Jenna educates on the law in reference to paying back companies for overpayments in payroll. One of our listeners wanted to know our thoughts on putting in on appreciation for a Boss and Jenna goes iiiiiiiiinnnnnnnnn. Pllleeeaaassseeeeeeeee make sure you listen to the drug test story, bruh had a whole look alike take his drug test.
Natasha and Gina… I mean Jenna complains about not being appreciated ENOUGH in Corporate America along with all the other millennials. Jenna educates on the employment law surrounding being a temporary employee and/or Contractor. Natasha talks about doing no more than a 3 year bid in your current position and that you need to start looking for a promotional position. Let’s not forget to update you on last episodes drug test results.
Natasha and Jenna talked about their Valentine's Day and how the weekends are borings without football. Natasha vents about how she hated when being on the phone was against "management's policy." Natasha educates us on Retirement Benefits, the difference between 401k vs 401k ROTH and how to make other investments to secure future bags. Jenna discusses telecommuting and work from home. Drruugggg Test Story was juicy this week. The hiring manager was the plluugggg???
Natasha and Jenna are back after they turned up too bad for the Super Bowl. Yeaahhhh they said Fck this Podcast last week! Anyways... Jenna talks about the Soldier for Christ winning $21 Million for a Religious Discrimination case. Natasha educates ya'll on Wage Garnishments and how to protect your bag. Jenna gives some amazing tips on "Dressing for Success" and the results are in for the last episode's drug test story.
Natasha is in Calllliiiiiiiiii enjoying amazing weather while Jenna is at work determining what this wintery mix about to do. Jenna vents about the GM Motors case involving racism at work. Natasha educates about the proper way of leaving a job. Drug test story soooooo hilarious, random test after a lit trip to Cali???
We're baaacccckkkkkkkkkkkk!!!! Natasha and Jenna reunites to pop off the new series talking and singing about Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday. Natasha vents about the government shutdown and the impact on all levels. Can Employers dock your pay? Dock My Paaayyyyy??? Jenna fcking up at work ya'll and thought she was getting a promotion! We need drug test stories, please submit your story to our email fckworkpodcast @gmail.com
Natasha & Jenna vents about getting to go home early for the holidays. Make sure you check your handbook about Holiday Pay. Please be mindful of Holiday Work Etiquette and don't get too fck'd up at the Holiday work events. Edible Brownies at the Tailgate sparks the drug test story.
Natasha and Jenna goes LIVE in Atlanta at the dope ass Gucci Loft. We had a round table discussion about entitlement in the workplace and how to handle retaliation even when HR is not on your side. There are policies in place for harassment from co-workers but what about from customers/clients. He had whaaattttt in his pee sample for the drug test? Major thank you to @favorsandflavors_ga for sponsoring the delicious food at our first LIVE event!
Natasha & Jenna vents about folks wanting to touch their hair. Jenna breaks down the Marijuana Law and how employers are handling drug testing employees. Natasha pops off the touchy topic of Being a Black Woman in Corporate America and one of our listeners get a probable cause drug test.
Jenna vents about miscommunication via email especially with Executives. Can Bosses really read your emails? Get you a professional personal email for your job search. Shouts out to our listener, did she pass the random drug test?
Natasha and Jenna vents about working in retail and dealing with theft while at work. Get educated on the Wage & Hour Law as Natasha elaborates on work hours, breaks and being a hourly/salary employee. CYA will save your job every time! Itching, sweating and stressed out during our listener's drug test... did she passed?
Jenna vents about somebody stealing her turkey bacon. They discuss how NOT to get fired on your day off annddd provided you with tips on your interview skills for a promotion at work. Let's not forget the drug test story, you dropped whaaatttt... in the toilet?
Jenna & Natasha vents about not being off on Columbus Day and Respecting My Lateness. Get your paperwork together for FMLA annddd strategically have work friends. Shouts out to Paper Boy for the Drug Test Story!