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Working at one of Britain’s Biggest Tourist Attractions

Sandcastle Waterworld in Blackpool is one of Britain’s biggest tourist attractions. Having just installed 4.5 million pounds worth of new slides, the place is a treat – for customers.
I have been many times as a customer and had a brilliant time, it is not until you see behind the scenes that you realized how crap [...]

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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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Nursing Profession is Horrible and Unbearable

I have been and er/icu nurse for 3yrs. The only satisfaction I have from my job is aggravating patients and doctors. It is a little game you have to play in the hospital so you do not go home stressed out. Nursing is not about caring, for everyone out their who cares [...]

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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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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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The Reality of Change: Taking it Well

I worked Emergency Department and then came to Psych. I hired in out of school into the ER and loved the excitement and helping those in crisis. When the long 12 hour shifts and call time became too much I went into Psych nursing. I still wanted to help those in crisis. What I don’t [...]

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Should I Become a CNA or Not?

Hi there. I have exactly one day left until my deadline arrives to make my decision on becoming a CNA. I am in Louisiana temporarily and have been offered a free 4 week course to become a CNA. My original major? Geophysics.
Unfortunately the schools I have checked out in Lafayette do not offer this [...]

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As Bad as it Gets in Nursing

I am a staff nurse and just being a nurse makes me want to kill myself. I work in the worst environment I can think of. I would rather dig holes for a living and live in the local shelter than continue to work in the nursing profession. If you want to waste your life, [...]

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Working at Intelex of Carmel is Hellish

I worked w/ Intelex of Carmel, IN for a while and have to say it is the worst place I have EVER worked. They treat their employees terribly and have extremely unrealistic expectations.
Management doesn’t trust the employees and employees don’t trust the management. I can see why nobody trusts management as they are [...]

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Telefundraising: How to sell cancer

My first job was telemarketing for a cancer society. They always wanted you to call it telefundraising because “we’re not selling anything.” which is true I suppose we just want you to give money for nothing. Anyway I liked the job to begin with. It beats working at a fast food place. Very little occupational [...]

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