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Nursing is Sucking the life out of me

I am an LPN at a Long Term Care facility. I took this job, because I did not want to work at our local hospital and that no other place was hiring in our area and the surrounding areas. I needed the money, because my car was falling apart, I’m getting married in the spring [...]

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An RPN Turned LPN in Toronto

Under 2 years and already burnt out. I wish I had not taken nursing. They make it as hard as possible for you. I work in Toronto, and there is little full time work. I work at an in-house agency that was started by the owners of a LTC. This way they can hire full time [...]

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Working at one of Britain’s Biggest Tourist Attractions

Sandcastle Waterworld in Blackpool is one of Britain’s biggest tourist attractions. Having just installed 4.5 million pounds worth of new slides, the place is a treat – for customers.
I have been many times as a customer and had a brilliant time, it is not until you see behind the scenes that you realized how crap [...]

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Nurse Manager’s Job is Never Easy

I have worked full or part time in med-surg, L & D, post partum, nursery, inpatient psych, drug rehab, youth detention center, nursing home, house supervision in hospital, inpatient acute rehab, hospice, private duty, pediatrics, med psych unit, float pool in a medical center, and now I am a nurse manager of my own unit. [...]

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Nursing:The Worst Job in the World

I am an LPN and work in long term care. I have been an LPN for two years. I already have burnout. Whenever I have to go to work I feel sick to my stomach. I worked for 31 years with the phone company and then retired. I decided to [...]

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Nursing Profession is Horrible and Unbearable

I have been and er/icu nurse for 3yrs. The only satisfaction I have from my job is aggravating patients and doctors. It is a little game you have to play in the hospital so you do not go home stressed out. Nursing is not about caring, for everyone out their who cares [...]

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No Escape from the Nursing Profession

I have been a nurse in a level one trauma center’s ER for seven months now and feel worthless and abused every day. I went to a prestigious nursing school for my Bachelor’s degree, have thousands of dollars in loans, all to feel like a waitress who is constantly degraded, humiliated, and yelled at every [...]

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Nursing: Not the Way it was Before

After reading many letters posted on this site about “nursing sucks” I couldn’t help myself but to write. I agree with all the nurses about the aspect of our job.
This is really a hell job that we paid to go to school for thinking we could help people. I have never been so depressed in [...]

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Cosmetology is NOT as Glamorous as You Think

I went to cosmetology school my senior year of high school. I thought this would be great. It would allow me to be a hair stylist thru college and make some decent money to support myself. Well, it got me nowhere. All that awful time spent in cosmetology school giving pedicures to old people with [...]

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Suffered from Discrimination While Working at McDonald

I was 16 when i got my first job at Mcdonalds. I thought it was going to be great, but it turned out that the managers are all dirty cunts! They yell at you, discriminate, put you down, and treat you like shit! There was one incident when one of my friends was working breakfast [...]

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