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The Unforgettable McDonald’s Experience – Dangerous Crazy Coworkers

This story is long, but please take your time to read it. It contains some things that might make you think twice about the things that go on behind the golden arches…
I began working for McDonald’s in Australia last year, and if my experiences were in the contract’s terms and conditions then I never would [...]

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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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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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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 Life of a Burnt Out Registered Nurse

I’ve been an RN for 23 miserable years now and I still do “floor nursing”. I recently quit a job because I got so angry and fed up with being abused, back stabbed, and being expected to take care of all of the heavy patients because I make more money. (I get paid more due [...]

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The Disappointments of the Reality Shock in Nursing

I’ve been a CNA for eight years at the same nursing home, and I love my job. So it seemed only natural that I should go to nursing school. 3 years and $40,000 in debt, and I think I’ve made a terrible mistake.
I really, really, really, hate nursing. Everything that I love [...]

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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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RN means Being a Patient Advocate

I have been an R.N. since 1994. While attending Nursing school, I did not work in the medical field. (I had NO idea what I was in for.) In my last quarter prior to graduating, I remember many times going into the Linen closet area with tears in my eyes, trying to re-group my [...]

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