depressing jobs

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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Nurse – RN trained to save your butt not kiss it

Lately, I am just glad to have a job. My job is stressful and I am under appreciated if not appreciated at all, along with all my coworkers. There are times I feel as though I would like to quit, but nursing is all I know how to do and I do it well. I [...]

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Kmart Employee: Confirming The Retail Horror Stories

I’ll begin this with some background to help you see things through my eyes. I am a twenty year old college student attending a four-year state school after graduating from a community college with an A.A. My course of study is in the physical sciences and after completion of my B.Sc., I am engineering plans [...]

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Price Chopper employee…..lazy managers and trashy coworkers

Hello. I don’t even know where to start. My whole working experience was terrible at Price Chopper, Inc. I started with minimum wage, and first day of work, they expect you to start doing everything while they’re too lazy to actually show or tell you what you gotta do. I worked in the Food Court [...]

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The Never Been Told Nursing Horror Stories

I’m currently on my 4th semester of nursing school and like many postings here, i love what nursing implies and obviously i want to help people and make a difference but i have been discouraged since i started nursing school despite how hard i have worked only to be disappointed. i’ve realized that in this [...]

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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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No Easy Feat to be a Nurse

Several years ago a nurse would be able to hold a patients hand and comfort them in their times of struggle. Now, there is no time for that sort of compassion. You are lucky if you get a piss break. Let alone a meal. Sure, they give you meal breaks. [...]

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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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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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