stressful jobs

Nursing Life and Everything that Comes with It!

Hi,
I have been a nurse for seven years and HATE the hospital as well!  No help, no lunch or dinner. Can’t drink because you don’t have time to go to the bathroom. When you finally feel like you are going to pass out, you go into the kitchen and shove something down your throat. I [...]

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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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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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kitchen Job at McDonalds… Not What it seems

I started working at Mcdonalds last November, and at first it wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be, I began working in the kitchen. I didn’t get any training, but pretty much thrown into an ocean of confusion. But it wasn’t hard so I caught on pretty quick.
Then it went sour, sickly, sickly [...]

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The Downsides of McDonalds Manager Position

Hi there, so I’m 19 and am currently a manager at McDonalds in New South Wales, Australia. And I’m here to tell you just how bad my job is.
First of all, I have been a manager for little under a year. And the McDonalds I work at is located within a shopping centre, so [...]

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Respiratory Therapist Unfairly Blamed for Death

I don’t live in America, so our job description is a little different then yours.
We mostly work with ventilated patients, but we trouble shoot monitors and other medical equipment. We are technicians, and therapists.
Anyways, I get a call at 1 am saying the HFO isn’t working on a 2 year old. Little did I know then [...]

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Hurry!Run the Other Way Nurses

I waited my whole life to go to nursing school and become a nurse. Nursing school was rough and I had one abusive instructor, but I stuck with it until I graduated with my BSN. After school, I went from one nightmare job to another. I suffered horrible anxiety attacks, vomiting and severe [...]

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In Depth Perspective from a Small Business Owner

After reading several stories I thought it would be beneficial for most of the story writers to read what it’s like to manage a bunch of disgruntled and ungrateful men and women.
Being at the top means having to put up with lots of whining, constant asking for more money, time off, re hiring for those [...]

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Uncertainties about My Nursing future.. Lost

When I was younger, all I cared about was animals. I persuaded everyone around me that I was going to be a vet. Times changed, I grew up, and people became my number one priority. I am very outgoing, I love helping others, and I figured heck-why not nursing! Plus I can handle blood, guts, [...]

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