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Fry’s Accessories Sales: Worst Job Ever

When I graduated from college my first job was in retail. Fry’s Electronics, how I loathe this word. I landed the job by asking cafeteria worker if Fry’s was hiring. I basically talked to the manager and filled out an application. Then got hired.
The training was a lame 1960s video, which had nothing relating to [...]

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Manager Assistant Tricked by Denver Elections Office

I worked at the Denver Elections Office as a full-time employee.
I was hired as a manager assistant and told I would work there for a half-year.
I quit a job I’d hated so I could accept this job. Approximately four days after hire, I was told that they had lied and that the job would only [...]

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In Depth Perspective from a Small Business Owner

After reading several stories I thought it would be beneficial for most of the story writers to read what it’s like to manage a bunch of disgruntled and ungrateful men and women.
Being at the top means having to put up with lots of whining, constant asking for more money, time off, re hiring for those [...]

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The Undeniable Truth On Racism in Nursing

I started in nursing as a little girl when my mom would prepare a pot of soup and corn bread for us to eat and then take what was left to the elderly in our neighborhood. She would say when I get to their home to clean up the dishes and pick up any clutter [...]

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Uncertainties about My Nursing future.. Lost

When I was younger, all I cared about was animals. I persuaded everyone around me that I was going to be a vet. Times changed, I grew up, and people became my number one priority. I am very outgoing, I love helping others, and I figured heck-why not nursing! Plus I can handle blood, guts, [...]

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Being a Nurse is NOT Easy

I have only been an RN for a year, in a department I am NOT crazy about at all. Staffing is awful, I’ve experienced a true workplace bully, and because our patients are relatively healthy, they treat us like their personal assistants. An example to illustrate this point: a patient once told one of our [...]

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Nursing Sucked the Life Out of Me

I wake up every morning and say the Our Father to myself in order to get me through another day of backstabbing, demoralization, and disappointment in humanity. I am a RN-BSN.
PLEASE reconsider if you are considering becoming a nurse because I know once that time/money is invested in a education, you have reached the [...]

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The Other Sides of the Modelling World

Ring Ring, hello… “It’s 5am, where in the sam hell are you!?!?” Oh, hey Bill. Don’t worry – I’m leaving now. Bill is my agent; he gets me all my jobs. Right now I’m on my way to do a shoot for some catalog.
Ya see, people think models have these glamorous lifestyles who do not [...]

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Preservation Company Worker is the Worst job Ever

I am working with a Preservation Company and it sucks. I have worked in some very high level professional roles and am not used to this kind of environment at all.
Owner burps, farts and curses like crazy. Constant F bombs being dropped. His wife is just as bad. Last week she brow [...]

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Seamstress at a Sweat Shops in the 21st Century

Ok, you never realize you’ve made poor choices until they’ve already flourished (or spoiled) and shown their full effect. I’ve been trying to be the person who’s had their shit together since my seniour year in high school. I had grandiose dreams of going off to art school and becoming a fashion designer and working [...]

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