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One Profession But Two Different Experiences

I got my CNA (Assistance licence) in Oregon, hoping to further my career from being a cashier. I got set up to be fired from this grocery store I actually liked. Upon this caning, my manager had the audacity to say “please keep shopping with us”. I got a job as a CNA where I [...]

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The Truth about Crew Members at McDonalds

Im 17, I have worked at a Mcdonalds restaurant for 3 years now and will be leaving at the end of high School career to do construction. I would like to give you info about people that work there and managers and what customers expect of us and our Supervisors and Store Managers.
First off, we [...]

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The Worst Boss You Could Ever Have

I was looking forward to this job so much. It was a clerk position for the State of Connecticut. The day I started there were nine other women working with me and we were all new except three. Our supervisor was named Bea Yich. The day we were to start we did [...]

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Made a Mistake with My Career Choice

I like giving care to people but truthfully, people are more grateful to the guy who changed their oil in their car than to the nurse who suctioned their mothers throat so she could breath. They just want to know why the sheets weren’t changed today. I was sort of defaulted into nursing. With young [...]

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McDonalds:Worse than Any Concentration Camps

Ok let me first start by saying I don’t mind working a lot of hours I worked at a construction company I mean I did tons more work there than I did in five minutes at Mcdonalds, BUT! when you get yelled at for not getting a order out in 90 seconds and it takes [...]

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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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Many People are Hating on Nursing

It’s been brewing under the surface since my 1st job and the truth has now hit me head on. I hate nursing.
I came to this realization after I googled, “I hate nursing”. After reading what other nurses were saying it was like everyone somehow had the power to read my mind.
Now before all of you [...]

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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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Experiencing the Good and Bad of Nursing

I am a new graduate RN, formally an LPN (for 1 yr-got it while in nursing school). I have discovered there are many aspects of nursng both good & bad. I love helping people, have real compassion for the ill & injured and have strong faith (really helps in the profession). I currently work in [...]

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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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