A worker’s skit about getting fired has gone viral on TikTok and sparked debate about corporate lingo.
The worker, named Legzeii (@legzeii), posted the video on Jan. 23. As of Jan. 25, the video received over 134,000 views.
In the video, Legzeii sat at his desk attending a Zoom meeting. He used audio from another viral lay-off that said, “Thanks for jumping on. So, I’m actually here to inform you that today is your last day at Captivate. We’ve determined that this is no longer a critical role for the company.”
Legzeii pretended to look shocked, then picked up his keyboard as if he was going to smash his computer screen.
The TikToker contextualized the situation in a text overlay. “Me as soon as my company decides to cancel my contract without prior notice,” he wrote.
Watch the video below:
@legzeii Go and watch the actual video, it’s heartbreaking #legzeii #work #worklife #office #officelife #ethics ♬ original sound – Ori