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Geeks On Call Not Changing with the Times

The first 3 years were fun, enjoyable, and challenging! The call center was bustling, and we were expanding rapidly. We went from 10 customer service reps to 30 in 3 years! Geeks On Call had calls that were coming in and we were making appointments left and right… then last November we all heard a [...]

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Working at Mcdonalds Like a Slave

I worked for McDonald from 6/08 to 7/09 and it was the worst experienced of my life. I was 16 at the time I first got it. The store I worked in had NO AC so we would sweat in the summer especially if I was in the grill area.They would make me work 7 [...]

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Zingerman’s Roadhouse is NOT a Great Place for Work

I worked for both Zingerman’s Roadhouse and Zingerman’s Bake Shop.
At both locations:
The truth was not a thing that was not used very often (saying that I will get “35-40 hours a week” and getting 15-20, making “$300-$500 a week” in tips and making $$95-$150, things like that)
Management was very rude, giving a “I have the [...]

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An Overworked Video Rental Company Employee

I work for the #1 Video Rental Company (not Hollywood Video). I’ve been there over two years now. On top of listening to jerks complain about movie rental prices, this company underpays its employees big time. I just make over $7 an hour. On top of that, this year it delayed my yearly [...]

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MSN TV Technician: The Real Untold Story

I was hired as (originally) a support technician for MSN TV (the first man hired for the contract) by RMH in November 2003. A week later I interviewed for an MSN trainer’s position as I had taught previously before and got the job along with three other people. I was happy and everything was going [...]

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The Sad Story of a Nurse

A nurse since 97 How I have lasted this long I do not know. ER, Pulmonary, med surg, oncology and a bunch of cardiac with my ACLS as a traveler/agency nurse. I moved around a lot thinking I could find that special place that would allow me to practice safely and give me the [...]

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What’s it Like to be a Nurse

A nurse since 97.  How I have lasted this long I do not know. ER, Pulmonary, med surg, oncology and a bunch of cardiac with my ACLS as a traveler/agency nurse. I moved around a lot thinking I could find that special place that would allow me to practice safely and give me the [...]

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The Life of an LPN in Saskatchewan

I am an LPN working in LTC for 6 yrs now. I commute over 40 k’s one way to work, perhaps to some that is peanuts.. but here in Saskatchewan.. well.. driving alone at nearly midnight thru driving rain, snow, fog, icy roads, you name it..just adds to the stress of an already stressful job, [...]

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The Secret Affair Inside the Office

I am a receptionist for a small AC company. My friend is the accountant there and she is the one who convinced me to come work for them. I like the job itself , but the politics in the office are horrible. Both my boss and my friend are married (to other people) at the [...]

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Nursing is Once Desired, Now Despised

I am 27 years old and have been a nurse for 5 years. I was a stay-at-home mom before that. My husband worked and though we didn’t have a lot of money, we were happy. There were a lot of times that I wished I could help him out more.
I remember being a kid and [...]

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