Hearing a "thank you" or recieving recognition for something you did to stop a potential disaster, help someone else, or going above and beyond at work is always gratifying. However, in an ideal world we'd help other people without ever expecting anything in return. Still, it's never fun when someone steals your idea and takes credit for it (looking at you, uncredited Instagram Meme accounts), or you watch someone else receive admiration for something you really did all the heavy lifting for. Shout out to anyone who has ever taken the lead on a group project for school...
So, when a recent Reddit user asked, "What is the biggest thing you did but never got recognized for?" people were ready to share the things they still wish someone had thanked them for doing.
Worked 70+ hours a week from March through May to put 3000 student’s classes online at the beginning of the pandemic. The president of the university I work for regularly thanked literally everyone else under the sun in the weekly campus updates.
Not salty at all. - Privilegedwhitebitch