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Seamstress at a Sweat Shops in the 21st Century

Ok, you never realize you’ve made poor choices until they’ve already flourished (or spoiled) and shown their full effect. I’ve been trying to be the person who’s had their shit together since my seniour year in high school. I had grandiose dreams of going off to art school and becoming a fashion designer and working [...]

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I like my job at Maccas

I’ve been working at Maccas for 1.5 years now, and I actually, contrary to most stories you see, actually enjoy it.
I’m 15, and go to school near where the store I work is. The best thing about the store is that it’s in a shopping centre. Yes, no toilets to clean, no tables and customer area [...]

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Registered Nurse – exhausted, anxious, and trapped

This past weekend I worked a 12 hour shift both Saturday and Sunday. By the time I reached home I was burnt toast. It was impossible to complete what was expected of me in the 12 hours that I worked. I was so exhausted by the time I got home, I couldn’t unwind.
I [...]

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The Life of a Burnt Out Registered Nurse

I’ve been an RN for 23 miserable years now and I still do “floor nursing”. I recently quit a job because I got so angry and fed up with being abused, back stabbed, and being expected to take care of all of the heavy patients because I make more money. (I get paid more due [...]

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Uptight, Unhappy People in Hospital Administration

I see a lot of nurses complain on here and I just have to share that life in Administration sucks too! People are unhappy, snooty, uptight, and will shred you in a moment’s notice.
I busted my butt in school for many years to achieve my place here, only to find it is utterly disappointing. [...]

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Fast Food Job is Bad for the Health

I am a fast food worker and have been for 5 years. During college, I decided to work at one to gain extra money to keep me afloat. I was crew and of course it fine at first. The restaurant at the time was slow and I basically felt that my minimum wage pay out [...]

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Morrisons Supermarkets Employees are ALL Overworked

Once upon a time retail was a GOOD career, indeed having started at 17 years of age (I’m now 56), it has been my life. Until Morrisons took over Safeway! Now thank god I have taken early retirement.
The gentleman’s company of Allied Suppliers, better known to many as Lipton, Maypole, Galbraith, Templeton and [...]

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Restaurant Worker – My First Day of Work

Okay, so my format is somewhat different from most of the entries here. It’s me reading and illustrating the story on video. But otherwise I think it meets all the requirements of the site. It’s true. It’s about my fast food job. And the worst day of my life.
Part One:
www dot youtube dot com/watch?v=j_c9PiTmo7c
Part Two:
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The Disappointments of the Reality Shock in Nursing

I’ve been a CNA for eight years at the same nursing home, and I love my job. So it seemed only natural that I should go to nursing school. 3 years and $40,000 in debt, and I think I’ve made a terrible mistake.
I really, really, really, hate nursing. Everything that I love [...]

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McDonalds Employee: Unfairly Judge by People

I have been a manager at McDonalds for six years and employeed for a total of 8. During my time in management, I left and started a job in real estate but found my way back to McDonalds within 12 months.
It was unbelievable the respect I was automatically given for the simple reason I [...]

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