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Loving the Nursing Profession and the Patients

I love working as a nurse, but I don’t enjoy my present job.
I am fortunate enough to work with wonderful professional people, but I work for a small agency and was promoted to administrator. Now I am responsible for tasks for which I had little or no training, and I don’t get to see [...]

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A Decade Wasted as Nordstrom’s Manager

I worked at Nordstrom for 10 years and as manager for 9 and 1/2 years. Year after year I would get promoted or receive glowing performance reviews.
As all the other reviews mention they work you like a dog and the customers get treated with the upmost respect. Employees on the other hand do not. Store [...]

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My Radiology work experience is Unbearable

I work in MRI and hate everything about the job.
I never get a lunch or break, stay late all the time, get yelled at by unappreciated patients, stay late all of the time because the ER puts in STATS five minutes before time to go home, I work weekends and holidays and have to carry [...]

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Supercuts with Super Low Wages to Workers

I have worked for Supercuts for over ten years and must say they truly don’t care about their employees. Now during the Christmas season we get no Christmas parties no bonuses nothing..
They are always wanting the numbers to be at a certain point and when the shop does it what do we get???We get to [...]

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LVN Male Nurses are Discriminated

I’ve been an lvn for 3 years and in that time I  have never held a full time job as a nurse.  I’ve been forced to work registry jobs with non guaranteed shifts. I’ve been used as grunt labor and all kinds of random SHIT because im a male nurse I get asked not to [...]

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Nursing is not Everyone’s cup of tea

I am a student nurse, in my 3rd year of nursing. I took up nursing with a lot of passion towards it. Prior to being a part of nursing, I worked for 10 years after my 12th grade in medical transcription, I did make good money there. I lost my close friend [...]

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The Good, the Bad, the Ugly at McDonald’s Store Australia

I’ve worked at a very busy McDonald’s store in Australia for around a year and a half. In my time there I’ve certainly seen the good, the bad and, not surprisingly, the ugly.
Of course you have the perils of horrible customers, a far from glamourous working environment and the regular insults to your intelligence from [...]

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Fed Up with My LPN job

Hi, I am 24 years old and an LPN in Jersey. I have been working as a nurse for about a year now and I’m already fed up. I guess my experience in nursing is limited. I’ve been doing home care for the whole time and going in and out of people’s home is insane, [...]

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Respiratory Therapist Unfairly Blamed for Death

I don’t live in America, so our job description is a little different then yours.
We mostly work with ventilated patients, but we trouble shoot monitors and other medical equipment. We are technicians, and therapists.
Anyways, I get a call at 1 am saying the HFO isn’t working on a 2 year old. Little did I know then [...]

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Hurry!Run the Other Way Nurses

I waited my whole life to go to nursing school and become a nurse. Nursing school was rough and I had one abusive instructor, but I stuck with it until I graduated with my BSN. After school, I went from one nightmare job to another. I suffered horrible anxiety attacks, vomiting and severe [...]

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