feeling anxious

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 [...]

more

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 [...]

more

Flower Shop Worker – with a micromanaging boss and irritating coworker

I just started working for a very small-flower shop about a week ago, which is extremely fast paced and incredibly stressful. My boss is a complete micromanager, who is very rude to everyone working there, she has no personality, and she is a complete OCD freak. She is very disrespectful and rude to everyone, except [...]

more

A Frustrated Dialysis Nurse due to Lack of Support

I am dialysis nurse. What is dialysis? Well it is basically a process that involves hooking your body up to a machine through an artificially created access post so that your blood can flow into a tube and through the dialysis machine where the wastes in your bloodstream are cleaned. (What your kidneys usually do).
Anyway [...]

more

Unemployed and Searching – Is there ANY GOOD JOB out there?

At the outset, I would like to declare that I suffer from a sad mental illness called depression. Because of this problem, I have only a few moments on normal days when I am feeling happy. I have worked in many places in the last 20 years, but there are no good memories.
A few years back, [...]

more

Nurse – Do not ever become a NURSE!!!

I used to be a pretty happy, laid back person. Now I am a miserable nervous wreck. I directly attribute it to nursing. I have been an RN for almost 2 years and I hate it more than I could ever say. It is the worst thing I have ever decided to do in my life.
I [...]

more

The Fear of a Long Term Care Nurse

Its amazing how my career has come around full-cirle. It doesn’t seem like long ago that I was the eager newbie, the one that wanted to make a difference. I envied some of the nurses that I knew that worked the night shift. They had already been where I wanted to be; [...]

more

Singapore Teacher Unhappy with the performance Bonus

Teachers should generally not be given performance bonus when the following happen as in Singapore schools
1. About 1% gets the Grade A = 4 months of bonus
2. About 15% get the Grade B = 2-3 months bonus
3. About 5% get the D grade = zero bonus payment
4. The rest get Grade C =half a [...]

more

Dealing with a Quarter Life Job Crisis

I am currently in what they call the quarter life crisis. My current job has no direction, corporate America sucks, and I am wondering what the hell am I going to do with the rest of my life. Sure, I have a pretty decent job at the moment, pays a decent amount. [...]

more

Jobless, No Opportunities and No Luck

I was working in a big local company and after about 8 years decided to quit. Felt not getting anywhere and decided to change to another dept but at the new place, felt degraded to do less qualifying work for my experience though very busy and not much contribution to the company. I tried for [...]

more