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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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Great Co-workers But Crappy Management

I’ve worked for Friendly’s restaurant as a shift supervisor, that’s what the title use to be, now they are called shift managers. I left because of the bullshit the hire ups, the district managers and above. So i changed careers.
Recently, I wanted to get an extra job for extra money… with two kids [...]

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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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The Loyalty I Never Got from the Company

While working for my employer for over four years as both a claims examiner and then the Loss Control Coordinator for our state, I was stabbed squarely in the back by the company.
I received two commendable audits from NCCI for my loss control surveys and even told the company about theft by a claims examiner [...]

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Not Getting the Respect While Working at McDonalds

I’ve been a McDonalds employee in a small town in NY state for almost 7 months now. First I would like to say that it can be a cool job. But then again it has its downs like all jobs. But what bothers me the most is that during these months that I’ve been there [...]

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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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Nursing is Making My Life Miserable

I struggled through 4 yrs in college getting my degree in nursing because I wanted to help people, it was good money, and there were jobs everywhere. I got a job at a hospital right out of nursing school. All of us newbies soon realized we had no idea what we were getting ourselves into. [...]

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Be Mentally Prepared Before Entering the Nursing Profession

I came from a very abusive family situation including raging, verbal abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, abandonment, and chaos. My mother put me in foster care when I was about 16 for experimenting with drugs just once – she said I was “incorrigible” but I was really inconvenient. She wanted to work in the evenings [...]

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Hard Working, Unappreciated and Disrespected McDonald Worker

I’ve been working at McDonalds for over thirteen months now and I have to say that this is by far the worst job experience ever. I’m seventeen and work part time. To start off, all of our staff is trained horribly. I work in the kitchen, making sandwiches. I worked with this foreign person once [...]

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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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