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Manager Assistant Tricked by Denver Elections Office

I worked at the Denver Elections Office as a full-time employee.
I was hired as a manager assistant and told I would work there for a half-year.
I quit a job I’d hated so I could accept this job. Approximately four days after hire, I was told that they had lied and that the job would only [...]

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Bakery Assistant also known as Bakery Cleaner

My job is the Bakery Assistant in the afternoon. That really just translates to the bakery cleaner… because everyone knows there is no bread baked in the afternoons (at least in grocery stores anyway). Before this job I was working in the grocery department of the same supermarket, but due to being a full time [...]

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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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Preservation Company Worker is the Worst job Ever

I am working with a Preservation Company and it sucks. I have worked in some very high level professional roles and am not used to this kind of environment at all.
Owner burps, farts and curses like crazy. Constant F bombs being dropped. His wife is just as bad. Last week she brow [...]

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Seamstress at a Sweat Shops in the 21st Century

Ok, you never realize you’ve made poor choices until they’ve already flourished (or spoiled) and shown their full effect. I’ve been trying to be the person who’s had their shit together since my seniour year in high school. I had grandiose dreams of going off to art school and becoming a fashion designer and working [...]

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Registered Nurse – exhausted, anxious, and trapped

This past weekend I worked a 12 hour shift both Saturday and Sunday. By the time I reached home I was burnt toast. It was impossible to complete what was expected of me in the 12 hours that I worked. I was so exhausted by the time I got home, I couldn’t unwind.
I [...]

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The Life of a Burnt Out Registered Nurse

I’ve been an RN for 23 miserable years now and I still do “floor nursing”. I recently quit a job because I got so angry and fed up with being abused, back stabbed, and being expected to take care of all of the heavy patients because I make more money. (I get paid more due [...]

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Fast Food Job is Bad for the Health

I am a fast food worker and have been for 5 years. During college, I decided to work at one to gain extra money to keep me afloat. I was crew and of course it fine at first. The restaurant at the time was slow and I basically felt that my minimum wage pay out [...]

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Restaurant Worker – My First Day of Work

Okay, so my format is somewhat different from most of the entries here. It’s me reading and illustrating the story on video. But otherwise I think it meets all the requirements of the site. It’s true. It’s about my fast food job. And the worst day of my life.
Part One:
www dot youtube dot com/watch?v=j_c9PiTmo7c
Part Two:
www [...]

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The Effects of the Changing Times to the Nursing Mandates

I have been a nurse for 37 years. I can’t retire yet because I’ve worked in nursing homes and I don’t have a retirement plan.
Nursing has changed so much in the last few years, I would advise anyone not to pick this profession. The state dictates the work and workload (amount of people needed to [...]

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