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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 [...]

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The Never Been Told Nursing Horror Stories

I’m currently on my 4th semester of nursing school and like many postings here, i love what nursing implies and obviously i want to help people and make a difference but i have been discouraged since i started nursing school despite how hard i have worked only to be disappointed. i’ve realized that in this [...]

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Geeks On Call Not Changing with the Times

The first 3 years were fun, enjoyable, and challenging! The call center was bustling, and we were expanding rapidly. We went from 10 customer service reps to 30 in 3 years! Geeks On Call had calls that were coming in and we were making appointments left and right… then last November we all heard a [...]

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Working at Mcdonalds Like a Slave

I worked for McDonald from 6/08 to 7/09 and it was the worst experienced of my life. I was 16 at the time I first got it. The store I worked in had NO AC so we would sweat in the summer especially if I was in the grill area.They would make me work 7 [...]

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UPS Stands for Under Paid Slaves

I like reading all these stories of people working fast food and retail and referring to it with terms such as: hell, bullshit, and really hard work. I like reading about people complaining about hours, managers, co-workers… etc etc. Well, I’ll let you know how it goes down here in the MES-TEX 7519 Hub (Mesquite, [...]

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An All Around Exhausted Pizza Hut Worker

Well first let me start off by saying I really do love my job when I have the right amount of help that is required. Lets start with yesterday, so I walk into work cause I am supposed to work 4-1030. when I get there my boss says do you know why {} isn’t [...]

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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. [...]

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Zingerman’s Roadhouse is NOT a Great Place for Work

I worked for both Zingerman’s Roadhouse and Zingerman’s Bake Shop.
At both locations:
The truth was not a thing that was not used very often (saying that I will get “35-40 hours a week” and getting 15-20, making “$300-$500 a week” in tips and making $$95-$150, things like that)
Management was very rude, giving a “I have the [...]

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Hating the Nursing Job I Chose

I work in a small hospital where our inpatient unit & emergency dept are all one big fucking mess. This is a new job for me (I worked in the loveliness that was geri-psych for the 2 years before this job). Bottom line, I have to help out in emergecy with things like traumas & [...]

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The Tasking Job of Finding a Decent Job

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 [...]

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