By myworstday - 05/04/2016 01:36 - United Kingdom - London
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This reminded me of a restaurant in where waiters were required to smile while they were serving. If they don't, we get freebies at the expense of their salary. Like what the fuck. The smiles they were forcing made me so irritated because they SHOULDN'T FUCKING DO THAT. SMFH. Other people gave a positive review because "waiters were always smiling". Well they were forced to! What do they expect? I just feel really sorry for those folks and hopefully my feedback would remove their freaking "Smile while you serve" policy.
Exactly. I have RBF too and I had to make an effort to always have a more happy neutral face while working as a server. It felt really unnatural and made me feel so creepy because I could never actually let my face rest. I had a perpetual fake neutral expression, otherwise my boss calls me a bitch. I feel for all of those afflicted.
Sorry to hear OP. My boss threatened to fire me for the very same reason a month ago. When I tried to describe what "Resting Bitch Face" is to him, he accused me of making it up just to confuse him...
You could still talk to whomever your boss was and explain that to them. Depending on how close you guys were, or if they saw you were a hard worker, they might take you back. However, if you weren't very friendly, or they used that reason as an excuse to get rid of you, then that might not be a possibility. In that case, move on and try to find another job/internship that suits yourself better. Remember: If you can't work doing what you love, find work where you love the people. You don't have to continually be smiling but if you're friendly and work hard, that's all that should matter.