Author Archive

Nursing Means Voice of Hope and Encouragement, Passion and Disappointment

Dear colleagues (new and old),
I have been a nurse (and no I won’t reveal my level of education as I don’t believe that it designates my level of intelligence or commitment to our profession) for over 25 years. THERE IS ROOM FOR ALL OF US.
To my new sisters and brothers in the profession: WELCOME! Our [...]

more

Exotic Dancer, aka Lap Dance Specialist

I started out working in a gentlemans club as the beer tub girl. Basically, I sat there, looked pretty, and popped beer caps for customers walking in the front door.
I worked for about 2 months observing the workings of a strip joint: how the girls approached the men… the hustle they would use to [...]

more

Flower Shop Worker – with a micromanaging boss and irritating coworker

I just started working for a very small-flower shop about a week ago, which is extremely fast paced and incredibly stressful. My boss is a complete micromanager, who is very rude to everyone working there, she has no personality, and she is a complete OCD freak. She is very disrespectful and rude to everyone, except [...]

more

A Frustrated Dialysis Nurse due to Lack of Support

I am dialysis nurse. What is dialysis? Well it is basically a process that involves hooking your body up to a machine through an artificially created access post so that your blood can flow into a tube and through the dialysis machine where the wastes in your bloodstream are cleaned. (What your kidneys usually do).
Anyway [...]

more

A Hotel Receptionist Who Hate Her Job

I HATE MY JOB and I FREAKING HATE HOTEL GUESTS.
I been working as a front desk receptionist for about 2 years in a 2 star old piece of crap hotel in Carmel, CA. I don’t even know why I’m still here because the pay SUCKS, only $9.50 an hour and that’s after two .25 cents [...]

more

McDonald’s Employee – Miserable at McDonald’s

Oh my god. I have been working in McDonalds for 5 months so far, and I’ve only been on the front counter 3 fucking times.
The first time was for 5 minutes on my first day. Jess didn’t even bother explaining to me how to use it and just said: “You’re on front counter.” After about [...]

more

The Fear of a Long Term Care Nurse

Its amazing how my career has come around full-cirle. It doesn’t seem like long ago that I was the eager newbie, the one that wanted to make a difference. I envied some of the nurses that I knew that worked the night shift. They had already been where I wanted to be; [...]

more

Sexually Harassed While Working at McDonalds

I used to really like my job. I got hired as crew and was promoted to manager. I liked the people I worked with and we got a long well. I liked it so much I stayed.
I stayed way to long. All of the employees I liked quit. New ones got hired and we got [...]

more

Price Chopper employee…..lazy managers and trashy coworkers

Hello. I don’t even know where to start. My whole working experience was terrible at Price Chopper, Inc. I started with minimum wage, and first day of work, they expect you to start doing everything while they’re too lazy to actually show or tell you what you gotta do. I worked in the Food Court [...]

more

Being a Grocery Store Cashier Job Sucks

Being a cashier isn’t bad… Dealing with people is.
I work as a cashier in a small, family owned grocery store. The job itself isn’t that bad at all. It’s not hard once you learn how to do WIC checks and remember a few produce codes. All you really have to do is move stuff past [...]

more