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The Disappointments of the Reality Shock in Nursing

I’ve been a CNA for eight years at the same nursing home, and I love my job. So it seemed only natural that I should go to nursing school. 3 years and $40,000 in debt, and I think I’ve made a terrible mistake.
I really, really, really, hate nursing. Everything that I love [...]

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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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Stressed Out Nurse – sick of tolerating the abuse

I’m glad to here that I’m not alone in my feelings of nursing. I have been a floor nurse for only a year now and have already decided to leave the profession.
I was spoon fed how wonderful a career in nursing is. I’m sure you guys have all heard it too: “its great money, you [...]

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RN means Being a Patient Advocate

I have been an R.N. since 1994. While attending Nursing school, I did not work in the medical field. (I had NO idea what I was in for.) In my last quarter prior to graduating, I remember many times going into the Linen closet area with tears in my eyes, trying to re-group my [...]

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McDonalds Manager – Can’t wait to quit!

I have been with my franchise of McDonalds for six years, and I have been management for five of those six years. I used to love my job, when I was crew, my managers loved me, I worked my butt off, and when I was asked to become manager and manage the overnight shift I [...]

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One Nurse’s Nightmare: Unfairly Terminated from Work

I am a 49 year old nurse who has similar stories. I have been an LPN for close to 30 years and have spent the last 10 years in the MDS field as an MDS coordinator. I have been proud for having excellent documentation skills and have always had a good reputation from anywhere I [...]

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Front Desk Hotel Employee Constantly Abused and Degraded

Where to start? I will begin by saying that the guests are not the problem, the guests are generally friendly. The problem is that our management (like most hotels) is corrupt and condescending.
My general manager is a complete two-faced hag, whose daughter works front desk as well and gets special treatment. They talk about all [...]

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Nursing Working Hours Are Over the Top

I haven’t been a nurse long but everyday I just hate it! Nothing I ever do feels like enough for so many patients that I care for that it is flat out ridiculous. And yes, I have been a patient myself and didn’t want to bother the nurses because I know what they are going [...]

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Help! I want to Get out of Nursing

I am another one of those nurses who hates her job. I have been a nurse for 18 long years so I have given it a good try. I am finally able to admit that yes indeed I do hate it.
For a long time I alternated between hating it then feeling guilty about [...]

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No Other Option than to Be a Walmart Cashier

I’ve only been a wal-mart cashier for a mere 7 months of my life. For some it may seem like 6.5 months too many. And I agree.
Living in a small town, it’s not like we have jobs jumping out of the bushes. If it wasn’t for the intense feet aches, the tendonitis, constant mental attacks [...]

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