Torie (@torietrades) shared her expertise as a Trend Nova warehouse employee in a “behind the scenes” video recorded contained in the warehouse.
“Yoo it sucks working right here at Trend Nova. Yall don’t even know the half,” Torie captioned the video, which acquired about 396,000 views on TikTok as of Sunday.
@torietrades Yoo it sucks working right here at Trend Nova. Yall don’t even know the half. #FashionNova #BehindTheScenes #whatreallyhappens #humbled #whatsgoingon ♬ original sound – Toriee
Torie’s workshift began as one would count on, clocking in then coming into the warehouse filled with Trend Nova merchandise. Then a loud, piercing alarm signaled the employees that it was time to get to work.
Video footage confirmed Torie’s coworkers doing necessary stretching earlier than attending to work due to how a lot the job strains their legs. Employees are additionally anticipated to maneuver 175 gadgets or extra per hour, in any other case managers will “actually go as much as you,” the TikToker stated.
Different footage confirmed spilled and opened containers of Trend Nova merchandise laying on the bottom.
“It’s actually messy in nearly each (aisle) they don’t gaf about your gadgets,” Torie stated in an on-screen caption.
Torie had a short break, however she stated administration yelled and rushed staff again to work as quickly because it was over.
The one benefit of the warehouse job is leaving for an hour-long lunch break, Torie stated. When she got here again from lunch, administration allegedly was already yelling once more.
“Man I hate it right here,” she stated, utilizing a text-to-speech operate.
TikTok viewers voiced their disapproval of the work situations within the video’s feedback, and one particular person stated it even felt unlawful to observe the footage.
“Modern-day slavery. The actual fact they gotta use alarms to be sure you don’t go over your break,” one viewer commented.
“This appears like squid video games lmao,” one other viewer stated, referencing the hit Netflix present.
One other consumer wrote, “I’ll by no means complain about my job once more. This seems like jail.”
Whereas seeming to agree that the job regarded punishing, some viewers identified that many warehouse employees bear the identical therapy, whatever the firm.
“That is actually each warehouse job,” one viewer claimed.
“It’s giving Amazon,” another person commented.
TikTok consumer @torietrades didn’t instantly reply to the Every day Dot’s request for remark by way of TikTok remark. The Every day Dot additionally reached out to Trend Nova.
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*First Printed: Jan 23, 2022, 10:57 am CST
Cecilia Lenzen is a journalism pupil on the College of Texas at Arlington and a contract reporter for the Every day Dot.