Bar worker claims boss called her “empty setter” before giving notice

A bar worker claimed her trust was shattered when her employer told her she was “useless” and an “empty poseur” after she delivered her opinion.

Kiara Claire, 18, received several rude and negative messages from her deputy manager after informing her that she would be quitting her job on July 3.

Kiara had held the post since May 2020 and had accepted the post after being put on leave from her previous job.

According to The Mirror, Kiara has let her deputy manager know that she has applied for a new job and will be taking a test shift.

Kiara said her former colleague initially appeared to support her new business and encouraged her to pursue it.

Kiara’s test shift was a success, so she informed her manager that she was going to leave.

“The test team has been going incredibly well today and they want me to start whenever I can,” her post said.

“I will hand in my summons tomorrow when I arrive.

“I can’t thank you and the rest of the team more than enough for giving me a job. “

However, Kiara says she was “shocked and devastated” when she read the response she claims was from her deputy manager.

The message read: “Kiara. My love. It’s my wedding day. I don’t care if you are employed or not.

“And while we’re doing this, how disrespectful you had for sending me a message, with this significant nonsense.” ON MY WEDDING DAY. I would like to give you some home truths.

“You have no initiative.

“You are an empty poseur.

“You are too focused on your appearance and not on what you do. You are an unnecessary employee.

“You’d rather send text messages than do your job. You should be embarrassed about this.

“But listen to my words. Because they will do you a favor.

“Nobody cares about YOU. Your work ethic is the only thing that matters. Focus on the job and stop focusing on yourself.

“Beauty will fade away. Dumb b **** is forever.

Kiara admits she initially thought the answer was a joke, but says her friends and family quickly got worried when she told them about it.

She said: “When he texted me I thought it was a joke because it’s just my personality, I try not to take things too seriously.

“I was on FaceTime with my friends and read it and they were all getting pretty crazy about it.

“It wasn’t until the next morning, when I reread it, that I started to get annoyed because the way it was presented made it seem like he was serious enough about it.

“I suffer from anxiety and it was quite shocking and upsetting to read. It made me feel worse, it undermined my confidence.

“When I told my mom she was really angry.

“She tried to call him and when he finally answered he denied that it was him and that his friends had used his phone.”

Her mother then posted the exchange of messages on social media and the message has since been widely disseminated online.

Kiara has since received messages from people telling her not to take the response to heart.

“I am truly grateful for all the messages of support I have received,” Kiara adds.

“I had people from London, Edinburgh and all over the country contact me and it was really lovely.

“If this happened to someone else who didn’t have a mind as strong as me and didn’t have as much family support as I did, it could have really had a ripple effect on them.”

King's Ransom staff member allegedly insulted Kiara by calling her 'unnecessary employee'
King’s Ransom staff member allegedly insulted Kiara as “unnecessary employee”

There were also those who criticized the deputy director for his response, but Kiara responded to those who said, “Some of the posts are extremely out of place.

“I don’t want him to receive abuse or hate messages. I don’t want his life to be torn apart because of it.

“People make mistakes, and I’m sure he woke up the next morning with a lot of regrets.”

The King’s Ransom pub general has since said she was investigating the case “urgently” and apologized on behalf of the pub “for any distress caused”.

Greene King, the pub operator, said he was working alongside pub management on his investigation.

A King’s Ransom spokesperson said: “It has come to our attention that a very hurtful and malicious message was sent to one of our members by another member of staff.

“Our CEO is aware of this and is urgently investigating this matter. We expect all of our teams to treat each other with courtesy and respect and we are shocked and disappointed with the content of the message we read.

“Since this incident started to gain traction on social media, several fake accounts have been created claiming to be people working in the pub, posting comments on Facebook to further antagonize this situation.

“These accounts are in no way ad-related and we have reported them to Facebook so they can be removed as soon as possible.”

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