(Closed) Getting hit on at work

posted 6 years ago in Career
  • poll: Ever get hit on at work?
    Never : (18 votes)
    19 %
    Sometimes, not much though : (45 votes)
    46 %
    Seems like it happens every other day : (21 votes)
    22 %
    Yes and it happens every single day by the same person/people : (13 votes)
    13 %
  • Post # 3
    2063 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    @Tarheelgurl:  I work with 20 something male students day in and day out so it happens quite often – although not as often now that I have this ring on my finger! For the most awkward of situations, I usually avoid, avoid, avoid.

    ETA: I actually worn a fake engagement ring when I was waitress to avoid that drama – worked like a charm.

    Post # 4
    9482 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Yes, but it’s by patients in a psych hospital.

    Post # 6
    452 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I’ve been hit on at both my jobs (hospital and nursing home).  It’s awkward; every time it happens I think to myself “Who does that?!”

    Post # 7
    704 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    I wait tables so of course. The work environment is casual and relaxed and part of my job is to ensure customers leave happy; therefore sometimes men will get the wrong idea and think I’m flirting. or they’re just brave.

    I work with my husband so ever since we moved, it hasn’t happened, but the last place I lived in, I was getting hit on by the dishwasher and 2 male servers and my Darling Husband all at the same time – obviously one of them won lol. One, however, thought it was appropriate to pinch my ass.

    I’d be lying if I said I didn’t like the attention. But I do not appreciate ass pinching or anything derrogatory so while I hate to say that sometimes I miss being admired, I’m overall thankful that everyone knows my husband is always less than 10 feet away from me.

    Post # 8
    7561 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: January 2013

    I used to be a cocktail waitress/bartender so yes, every day. Honestly, in that business being creeped on is so common that you’re just happy if they don’t touch you. Sad but true. 

    Post # 9
    10453 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    I’m an engineer and I spend time out in the field with operators and rig crews. So yah… Those guys have no class haha.

    Post # 10
    30 posts

    I used to work in a University hospital setting and would get hit on by the male undergrads all the time.  My favorite is when they would come in drunk after getting the crap beat out of them or even better, when they would come in for STD checks and still try to ask for my number.  I will usually say something like, “Is there anything else you need today?” to all my patients.  And I’ll occasionally get the, “How about your number?” as a reply.  I mean really?!?  

    Post # 11
    5371 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2014 - Ontario, Canada ♥ EDD- April 2016

    I sure do haha, I work at a hardware store in the summer between school years and the guys who work in the lumber yard come in to hit on the cashiers during the day. Since I’m the newest cashier they’ve moved on from the other girls and just focus on me. This one guy can be really inappropriate sometimes and kind of creepy. He’s 27 and I’m 21 just for reference. One day last summer he came up to me and was like “How would you like it if I took some duct tape off the shelf and taped you up and took you home with me? Do you think your boyfriend would mind if I took advantage of you?” like ewww barf. He kept winking and stuff, so gross. He still does stuff like that even though I’m engaged now.

    Post # 12
    51 posts
    Worker bee

    Every.Single.Day. I sell men’s cologne so i get hit on by both customers and coworkers since my area is in the men’s department. I’ve had a customer ask me if my ring was fake and I only hadIt to avoidguys flirting with me. Uh I said “its real and obviously that doesn’t work”. The new guy has started calling me babe baby and babygirl. That’s about to get nipped in the bud real quick lol. 

    Post # 13
    13096 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    Not anymore but I work in a research lab so it’s not surprising.  But when I worked at Cold Stone for a summer in college (and was therefore interacting with customers), I did get hit on on occasion.

    Post # 14
    5921 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    I work for a hotel and house a lot of college athletics.  It happens pretty frequently.  LOL.  I just smile and keep going!

    Post # 15
    2702 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I work in an office with 15 girls my age. The job has high turnover and is low paying so we’re all pretty young. So no, I do not get hit on since there are no men

    Post # 16
    6019 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2017

    I manage about 80 tradesmen. what do you think? lol. You would think since my step dad is one of em they wouldnt be so out there about stuff but nope! everyday, from the same ones usually. I am one of 3 women in my section so my odds are pretty good though no matter how you twist lol.

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