depressing jobs

The Effects of the Changing Times to the Nursing Mandates

I have been a nurse for 37 years. I can’t retire yet because I’ve worked in nursing homes and I don’t have a retirement plan.
Nursing has changed so much in the last few years, I would advise anyone not to pick this profession. The state dictates the work and workload (amount of people needed to [...]

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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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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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Picking Up Dead Bodies Everyday for Work

My start pay $9.00 per Hour – Pick up Dead people to be Cremated from Homes, Hospitals and Nursing homes.
While I drive around in a van smelling the corpses sometimes with maggots >┬ádecomposing shit smelling bodies.┬áChasing doctors down to get death certificates signed when 8 out 10 times they don’t know what the [...]

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Front Desk Hotel Employee Constantly Abused and Degraded

Where to start? I will begin by saying that the guests are not the problem, the guests are generally friendly. The problem is that our management (like most hotels) is corrupt and condescending.
My general manager is a complete two-faced hag, whose daughter works front desk as well and gets special treatment. They talk about all [...]

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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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Not a Bed of Roses of McDonalds Employee

I don’t know if anyone has ever worked at McDonalds before, but I know how it has been for me during the last 4 years – Horrible!
I lost my fingertip at McDonalds and it has caused me alot of pain and suffering. I can’t do things like I used to. I hate working for McDonalds. [...]

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No Other Option than to Be a Walmart Cashier

I’ve only been a wal-mart cashier for a mere 7 months of my life. For some it may seem like 6.5 months too many. And I agree.
Living in a small town, it’s not like we have jobs jumping out of the bushes. If it wasn’t for the intense feet aches, the tendonitis, constant mental attacks [...]

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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 [...]

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