challenging jobs

Nursing Future Still Remains a Mystery

I have been a nurse for 6 years. What have I learned during this time? I have learned I love patient care and working with families and assisting them in making hard decisions concerning their loved ones.
What do I dislike? Nurses garner no respect from their peers, managers, or administration. Families treat [...]

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Nursing Working Hours Are Over the Top

I haven’t been a nurse long but everyday I just hate it! Nothing I ever do feels like enough for so many patients that I care for that it is flat out ridiculous. And yes, I have been a patient myself and didn’t want to bother the nurses because I know what they are going [...]

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Help! I want to Get out of Nursing

I am another one of those nurses who hates her job. I have been a nurse for 18 long years so I have given it a good try. I am finally able to admit that yes indeed I do hate it.
For a long time I alternated between hating it then feeling guilty about [...]

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How to be happy at work – One Question Away from Job Satisfaction

I finally landed my dream job, so I thought. Yet one of the 3 Ps – People, Place, and Position – inevitably seemed to be amiss. With people, there was either too little fraternization or too much ego. With place, there were intolerable working conditions such as being seated next to an impossibly loud [...]

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Graphic Designer – a POSITIVE look at graphic design

I’m a graphic designer. Part freelance, part contract, and part full time (I kind of do my own thing). I decided to write something about myself, because I stumbled across this site and noticed all that there was said about graphic design is negative things. So here we go:
A lot of the views on the other [...]

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Some Notes from A Hotel Keeper for Hotel Guests

Notes for hotel guests:
Staying at a hotel while you’re trashed shouldn’t mean you don’t clean up your vomit before checkout.
Please poo in the toilet provided. The windowsill, bed sheets, couches, chairs, etc. are not toilets.
The bars in the center of the glass door are for your hands.
Put your dishes in the sink, rinse them off [...]

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UPS Stands for Under Paid Slaves

I like reading all these stories of people working fast food and retail and referring to it with terms such as: hell, bullshit, and really hard work. I like reading about people complaining about hours, managers, co-workers… etc etc. Well, I’ll let you know how it goes down here in the MES-TEX 7519 Hub (Mesquite, [...]

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All Sorts of Jobs Have Ups and Downs

Every job that you come across, will have it’s up and downs. I have worked in fast – food since I was 17. Every place whether it is family owned, or corporate..relies on the management. If you aren’t getting paid what you are supposed too than say something… If the place is nasty..Get together with [...]

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Hating the Nursing Job I Chose

I work in a small hospital where our inpatient unit & emergency dept are all one big fucking mess. This is a new job for me (I worked in the loveliness that was geri-psych for the 2 years before this job). Bottom line, I have to help out in emergecy with things like traumas & [...]

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The Real Scoop:The McDonald’s story

I’m sure you have heard all the McDonald’s stories you can muster but 98.9% of the people haven’t covered the dirty parts, the truth behind the grill and the lies behind the walls, this is my story, the McDonald’s story…it goes there. Seeing that when your 15 and with a girlfriend you need some money, [...]

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