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Marina General Manager Position is Awesome

Wow! I guess my job is not so bad after all. I am general manager for a marina and do enjoy being on the water and around boats which I love.
The biggest headache though is the people. Probably 90% of the people I deal with are great folks, and I enjoy them. But the other [...]

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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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Missing those Soldier Days While at Work

I been working on Fort Lewis for a year now I used to be a soldier but got out and got a job doing the same thing that I used to do as a soldier, the only difference that not that I am a civilian I don’t just get to walk away from my desk [...]

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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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Working at Maccas is Unexpectedly Awesome

I am a front area gal at heathcote maccas an have been there for a year and a half now. How I got this awesome job was one day I handed an application in and then the next, Ben rang me up and I had an interview the next day. A few weeks later, I [...]

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Male Nurses are the Best in the Hospitals

Nursing sucks but I’m in it for the right reasons. I love helping and taking care of people. Men are the better nurses. 1) We are physically and mentally stronger, 2) We don’t get involved in the bitchy politics, 3) I don’t care about any of the miserable-bitchy-females I work with. [...]

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It’s a Hard Knock Life For a School teacher

I have taught elementary school for 25 years now. Perseverance is my middle name! It has not been easy! I could write a book filled with the anecdotes of apathetic or weird children and parents I have encountered. Some years have been horrible and stressful, others have been pretty good, with [...]

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So you want to be a HVACR Service Technician!

My job is Operations Manager for a medium sized 10-12 truck heating and air conditioning service company. This has been most of my life 34 years in the trade with 100,000 hours assisting and servicing. Yea the math for 34 years should have me around 2000 a year or 68,000 hours — [...]

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A 15 Year Old Employee Unfairly Fired at McDonalds

I’m only 15 yrs old but I’ve been working at Mcdonalds for 5 months. For my first job, I loved it. The people are so friendly and you always have the same customers coming in everyday. I got along great with all the managers and always came in to work whenever they were short some [...]

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A Good Warning to All Nursing Students

I have been a nurse for almost 3 years now. I’m 26, and work in Canada, where health care is free for everyone.
At first I loved my new uniform, my stethoscope, my responsibility, the recognition from friends and peers that yes, now I am an RN. A professional with a ‘career’.
After the first year I [...]

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