lack of respect

Hotel Front Desk Job is No Fun

Every chain is different, every property is different, each management team is different. However, I have worked for three major competing hotel chains. All of the four properties in which I worked had corrupt and shady management. The general manager and sales director would take two and three hour lunches, demand that I lie through [...]

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An Underpaid Housekeeper in a Hotel

I worked for a hotel for the last 8 yrs. The general manager decided to hire and give all her family and friends jobs and most of the hours. But they never had to housekeep they paid for dusting…… any way I was demoted each time I was anything other than housekeeping so her [...]

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The Hidden Truth: Nurses Workplace Stressors and Bullying

Have any of you watch the serious “Deadly Women”? Or the movie “Mean Girls”. Well it’s true, working with women is like being walked on.You will find one true friend out of the bunch, but sometimes that friend stabs you in the back. If your pretty, thin, young.. you better really think about another profession. [...]

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Quitting the Nursing Job is not the ANSWER!

I read a lot of nursing woes here,really disappointing. I have been a nurse for 10 years and now working towards a Master’s degree in Nursing. I know we nurses feel unappreciated and underpaid and overworked. But at the end of the day you are a hero.  Pat yourself for a great job well done, [...]

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The Substitute Teacher Horrible Story

I’ve worked as a substitute teacher for years, in-between full-time positions and when looking for full-time teaching positions.
For the vast majority of the time you are treated by school administrations and teachers alike as if you are a piece of human garbage or a ghost who does not exist.
I cannot count the number of times, [...]

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Nurses think they are Better than Others

I am a housekeeper been a housekeeper for 10 years. I just went and got my cna. Anyway i just wanted to say that nurses make you feel like your lower then a grain of sand, suicidal even the way they talk to you is crazy. I don’t even talk to my dog that way [...]

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Forgettable Experiences Working at a New Zealand Security Company

I have been working for an undisclosed security company in New Zealand for approximately one year. From my time working in security I have found there is serious breach of basic human rights, breaks, holiday entitlements and sick leave. Additionally, there is a large amount of favouritism that arises from working in security.
In New Zealand [...]

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The Untold Horror Stories of Older Nurses

Younger nurses need to know the following. After the age of 40 when your at the top of your game the following has happened to many many nurses. Budget crunch time comes and they need to make the figures work.  Nurses who are at the top of their salary range are targets. They will [...]

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Dismissed from my LPN Duties without Warning

I’ve been an LPN for 3.5 years. In this time, I have learned that the people we entrust our loved ones to are the biggest hypocrites. We are taught to cause no harm, yet for the most part many of the nurses I have come across would put a knife in many people’s backs. [...]

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Realistic Tales of an American Dreamer

Well I just finished reading all the comments on the nursing profession and I can totally relate to how they are treated like shit, and then when they complain about it people give them trite bs replies like “just find another job”  Come the fuck on, there are no jobs!
I wanted to tell my story [...]

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