Short blog here courtesy of the folks at RateMyJob.com
SO STUPID! 20 TIMES A CUSTOMER DROVE PEOPLE NUTS WITH A DUMB QUESTION
We’ve all heard the mantra “There are no stupid questions” right?
Well… If you’ve ever worked retail, you know that there definitely are stupid questions. Sometimes they are asked by well-dressed people in high-earning jobs who have simply not taken the 30 seconds to engage their brains and think about the situation before opening their mouths. And a stupid question comes out. I’ve had it happen far more times than I could ever count. These people are Obliviots. If they had been ambitious enough to put just the bare minimum of effort into thinking about their question, they probably would have come up with the answer on their own. Sheer laziness (or entitledness) causes the following types of interactions.
So here are 20 examples. Number 3 will make you want to bang your head against the wall.