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An Open Letter to McDonald’s.. Read This!

Dear McDonald’s..
Just a few things on my mind, and I need to get them off my chest.. First of all, LISTEN, and don’t just pretend you are. Don’t agree with anything I say unless you really agree with me, because I know what you do when I’m gone. You turn around and [...]

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I was Wrongly Fired from My Nursing Job

Okay, here goes. I am a male nurse that works the ER in a small 6 bed ER. We see approx. 30-40 patients every 12 hr shift. I had been working in this ER since graduating nursing school 1 1/2 years earlier, and so the story starts. It was my first night back. I [...]

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Working as Shift Manager at McDonalds Sucks

My job at McDonalds was Shift Manager. I was only getting paid $8.50 an hour even though I had been working there for 4 years.
The Store Manager and her supervisor are hypocrites. They tell you to do one thing and then when you do what they say, they get mad at you and [...]

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The Secret in Surviving as McDonalds Worker

Hello. I Started working for McDonalds straight after I had left College back in 2002, I applied there for a job because some of my friends had worked there while we were at school and they said it was one way to make money. So I applied not knowing what I was really getting into.
I [...]

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Just Another Nurse Telling Another story

Over a decade in nursing, almost 2 in medical field. I’ve worked in ICU, home health, medsurg, neuro, cardiology, burn unit, bone marrow transplant, renal dialysis, and even a few days in a nursing home. I’ve tried and done it all. Employers love to hire me because I have such extensive knowledge. [...]

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Will Surely Not Gonna Make it to Nursing

I’m a first year student in Nursing, after graduating from high school. now being a 19 years old male, I thought about doing nursing because I see a lot of my cousin and relatives who are nurses and they tell me the job is easy and nursing can take you anywhere in the world and [...]

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Male Assistant Administrator But More Like a Punching Bag

Majored in political science, and will be graduating soon, but in the meantime, I picked up a part time gig as an assistant admin for an academic research group. It’s got a grandiose name with very little to show for it. Hell, the website hasn’t been updated in 3 years.
I was first hired on a [...]

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Turning my Back on Nursing for Good

I’ve been caring for patients in one capacity or another for over 30 years. I’ve been an RN for twelve and like many others who have written on this site, I was surprised to learn that choosing this career was one of the worst things I ever did to myself.
I make much more money than many [...]

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Realizing that Nursing May Not Be For Me

I had trouble choosing a career and recently chose nursing because it would enable me to help people, use technology, and have a clear career focus. But I am just about to finish my first semester as a second degree nursing student and feeling doubtful about this career path because I’m not particularly enjoying the [...]

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Interior Designing is Not all That

I was one of the leading interior designers in my city. I have been published in all the major local papers and periodicals. I have done prestigious showhouses and model homes. People know my name and think I do great design work. I am a miserable wreck.
I have been an independent [...]

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