Throughout the first week of July, we’ve featured finalists from our “Workplace Diasters” essay contest.
We were blown away by the entries, and narrowed them down to four amazing finalists. Now, we need your help in picking the first place winner, who will have her article featured on Forbes!
Check out the finalists and read their essays below, then vote for your favorite. (Voting ends on Friday, July 13 at 12 noon ET. One vote per person, please!)
by Sarah Becker
We kicked off our essay contest with the tale of a socially awkward boss (to put it mildly). Check out how our first finalist dealt with an, er, strange request.
by Jenny Arbagi
When Hurricane Ike hit the Gulf Coast in 2008, it destroyed entire communities, from Texas to Ohio. Our second essay contest finalist tells the inspiring story of how one business rallied to help those in need.
by Anne Niederkorn
A 23-year-old entry-level employee was accused of not doing her job—by a powerful executive at her company. Our third essay contest finalist describes an experience that would have any young professional shaking in her heels.
by Lauren Hargrave
What’s the worst thing that could happen when you’re setting up an important conference call? Sending everyone the wrong number—the number to a local chicken farm. See how this essay contest finalist survived her workplace disaster.