challenging jobs

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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My Radiology work experience is Unbearable

I work in MRI and hate everything about the job.
I never get a lunch or break, stay late all the time, get yelled at by unappreciated patients, stay late all of the time because the ER puts in STATS five minutes before time to go home, I work weekends and holidays and have to carry [...]

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LVN Male Nurses are Discriminated

I’ve been an lvn for 3 years and in that time I  have never held a full time job as a nurse.  I’ve been forced to work registry jobs with non guaranteed shifts. I’ve been used as grunt labor and all kinds of random SHIT because im a male nurse I get asked not to [...]

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Fed Up with My LPN job

Hi, I am 24 years old and an LPN in Jersey. I have been working as a nurse for about a year now and I’m already fed up. I guess my experience in nursing is limited. I’ve been doing home care for the whole time and going in and out of people’s home is insane, [...]

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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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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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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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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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Stressed Out Nurse – sick of tolerating the abuse

I’m glad to here that I’m not alone in my feelings of nursing. I have been a floor nurse for only a year now and have already decided to leave the profession.
I was spoon fed how wonderful a career in nursing is. I’m sure you guys have all heard it too: “its great money, you [...]

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