depressing jobs

I was Wrongly Fired from My Nursing Job

Okay, here goes. I am a male nurse that works the ER in a small 6 bed ER. We see approx. 30-40 patients every 12 hr shift. I had been working in this ER since graduating nursing school 1 1/2 years earlier, and so the story starts. It was my first night back. I [...]

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Many People are Hating on Nursing

It’s been brewing under the surface since my 1st job and the truth has now hit me head on. I hate nursing.
I came to this realization after I googled, “I hate nursing”. After reading what other nurses were saying it was like everyone somehow had the power to read my mind.
Now before all of you [...]

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Not so Glamorous Job as Laurent Bakery Pastry Chef

I am an Indian man in my early 30s who came to Melbourne in the hope of finding good employment. I have been a pastry chef for over 10 years now, and was able to get a job with Laurent Bakery at the factory in Clayton – a well respected pâtisserie. I signed [...]

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Working as Shift Manager at McDonalds Sucks

My job at McDonalds was Shift Manager. I was only getting paid $8.50 an hour even though I had been working there for 4 years.
The Store Manager and her supervisor are hypocrites. They tell you to do one thing and then when you do what they say, they get mad at you and [...]

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Just Another Nurse Telling Another story

Over a decade in nursing, almost 2 in medical field. I’ve worked in ICU, home health, medsurg, neuro, cardiology, burn unit, bone marrow transplant, renal dialysis, and even a few days in a nursing home. I’ve tried and done it all. Employers love to hire me because I have such extensive knowledge. [...]

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A Former Poundland Worker Speaks Up

For my first ever job I worked in a Poundland store, the pay was bad, but I figured it was a cheap store so easy to get a job at, I was right. Once you got your job you reliazed your mistake. You were given a hundred and one jobs to do and if you [...]

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Missing those Soldier Days While at Work

I been working on Fort Lewis for a year now I used to be a soldier but got out and got a job doing the same thing that I used to do as a soldier, the only difference that not that I am a civilian I don’t just get to walk away from my desk [...]

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Male Assistant Administrator But More Like a Punching Bag

Majored in political science, and will be graduating soon, but in the meantime, I picked up a part time gig as an assistant admin for an academic research group. It’s got a grandiose name with very little to show for it. Hell, the website hasn’t been updated in 3 years.
I was first hired on a [...]

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Turning my Back on Nursing for Good

I’ve been caring for patients in one capacity or another for over 30 years. I’ve been an RN for twelve and like many others who have written on this site, I was surprised to learn that choosing this career was one of the worst things I ever did to myself.
I make much more money than many [...]

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Realizing that Nursing May Not Be For Me

I had trouble choosing a career and recently chose nursing because it would enable me to help people, use technology, and have a clear career focus. But I am just about to finish my first semester as a second degree nursing student and feeling doubtful about this career path because I’m not particularly enjoying the [...]

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