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Nursing is Getting Worst… Bleak Future

I have been reading posting of other nurses and I have to be in agreement with them how bad nursing is and have gotten worse.This has to be the worse that I have ever seen. I’ve been a nurse over 40 years. Now you do double the work and get paid less. Administration keep [...]

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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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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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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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The Life of a Restaurant Worker is NO Easy Feat!

I was basically raised to be a restaurant worker! My Mom was a waitress and my Dad a bartender. All of my siblings started in a restaurant but are out now. I grew a love for the business and have decided to make it my career. Only problem is, I seem to let everyday stresses [...]

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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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Exotic Dancer, aka Lap Dance Specialist

I started out working in a gentlemans club as the beer tub girl. Basically, I sat there, looked pretty, and popped beer caps for customers walking in the front door.
I worked for about 2 months observing the workings of a strip joint: how the girls approached the men… the hustle they would use to [...]

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