This week we covered public speaking and adult cupcakes. It's the Strange But True week in review!
What’s Worse than Speaking in Public?—Most people in the United States believe they deserve a raise (89 percent) but would rather do onerous activities than actually request one, according to a survey by staffing firm Robert Half.
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Cupcake Wars—Drunk Desserts on the Job Not a Reason for Termination—Most people know that you can’t drink on the job, especially if you are a school bus driver, right? It also wouldn’t be a shock to anyone that a transportation worker would get in trouble for offering her coworkers booze. So, it’s kind of surprising that a company got into a lot of hot water for terminating a bus driver who brought alcohol-laced cupcakes to work.