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I like my job at Maccas

I’ve been working at Maccas for 1.5 years now, and I actually, contrary to most stories you see, actually enjoy it.
I’m 15, and go to school near where the store I work is. The best thing about the store is that it’s in a shopping centre. Yes, no toilets to clean, no tables and customer area [...]

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Registered Nurse – exhausted, anxious, and trapped

This past weekend I worked a 12 hour shift both Saturday and Sunday. By the time I reached home I was burnt toast. It was impossible to complete what was expected of me in the 12 hours that I worked. I was so exhausted by the time I got home, I couldn’t unwind.
I [...]

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Uptight, Unhappy People in Hospital Administration

I see a lot of nurses complain on here and I just have to share that life in Administration sucks too! People are unhappy, snooty, uptight, and will shred you in a moment’s notice.
I busted my butt in school for many years to achieve my place here, only to find it is utterly disappointing. [...]

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Fast Food Job is Bad for the Health

I am a fast food worker and have been for 5 years. During college, I decided to work at one to gain extra money to keep me afloat. I was crew and of course it fine at first. The restaurant at the time was slow and I basically felt that my minimum wage pay out [...]

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Morrisons Supermarkets Employees are ALL Overworked

Once upon a time retail was a GOOD career, indeed having started at 17 years of age (I’m now 56), it has been my life. Until Morrisons took over Safeway! Now thank god I have taken early retirement.
The gentleman’s company of Allied Suppliers, better known to many as Lipton, Maypole, Galbraith, Templeton and [...]

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Restaurant Worker – My First Day of Work

Okay, so my format is somewhat different from most of the entries here. It’s me reading and illustrating the story on video. But otherwise I think it meets all the requirements of the site. It’s true. It’s about my fast food job. And the worst day of my life.
Part One:
www dot youtube dot com/watch?v=j_c9PiTmo7c
Part Two:
www [...]

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The Life of a Restaurant Worker is NO Easy Feat!

I was basically raised to be a restaurant worker! My Mom was a waitress and my Dad a bartender. All of my siblings started in a restaurant but are out now. I grew a love for the business and have decided to make it my career. Only problem is, I seem to let everyday stresses [...]

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Nurse – Screw the Bottom Feeders in Nursing

I am a RN with 26 years in the field and have been mostly in the psychiatric and gerontology fields, you know, old folks homes. Well, it has been a rough last ten years working in the hard psych floors, but that presently is not my bitch.
It is the place where I have had been [...]

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One Nurse’s Nightmare: Unfairly Terminated from Work

I am a 49 year old nurse who has similar stories. I have been an LPN for close to 30 years and have spent the last 10 years in the MDS field as an MDS coordinator. I have been proud for having excellent documentation skills and have always had a good reputation from anywhere I [...]

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Front Desk Hotel Employee Constantly Abused and Degraded

Where to start? I will begin by saying that the guests are not the problem, the guests are generally friendly. The problem is that our management (like most hotels) is corrupt and condescending.
My general manager is a complete two-faced hag, whose daughter works front desk as well and gets special treatment. They talk about all [...]

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