Every industry has its secrets, and some of them are not so pleasant. In this listicle, we’ll explore some of the dirty little industry secrets that you probably never knew.
Fake Weight in Lipsticks
Some cosmetic companies put little weights in lipsticks to make them feel more expensive, so they can charge more.
If it’s the first time a professor is teaching a course, there’s a good chance they’re just one lecture ahead of the rest of the class.
Careless Mail Sorters
Nobody who actually sorts mail cares about your package. The word “fragile” doesn’t stop them from throwing it 20ft into a metal container.
Cleaning Up for Inspections
When the health inspector shows up , there’s a mad scramble to clean the kitchen while they start the inspection in the dining/bar area of the restaurant.
Excel Runs the Country
In many industries, Microsoft Excel is the backbone of their operations.
Locksmiths can get into any lock/door within 30 seconds, but all the posturing and bringing out an impressive toolkit and hammer drill is just showmanship to prolong the call-out.
App Store Reviews
When an app pops up with a “do you like this app?” prompt, the “Yes” button goes to the App Store for a review, while the “No” button goes to an internal complaint process. This artificially raises the app score by a whole star on average.
Fake Homemade Baked Goods
Some bakeries falsely advertise that their baked goods are homemade, when in reality, they come from frozen sheets from suppliers.
Paying for Water
When buying bulk gravel/sand/crushed stone from a local pit/quarry that has scales to weigh the amount of product, you’re paying for water. Most of these pits/quarries spray their stockpiles with water to make the material heavier in the truck.
In the consulting world, nobody really knows what they’re doing.
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11 Phrases and Expressions That Make People Shudder
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7 Foods People Wish They Could Eat Without Gaining Weight
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