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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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The Other Sides of the Modelling World

Ring Ring, hello… “It’s 5am, where in the sam hell are you!?!?” Oh, hey Bill. Don’t worry – I’m leaving now. Bill is my agent; he gets me all my jobs. Right now I’m on my way to do a shoot for some catalog.
Ya see, people think models have these glamorous lifestyles who do not [...]

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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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The Life of a Restaurant Worker is NO Easy Feat!

I was basically raised to be a restaurant worker! My Mom was a waitress and my Dad a bartender. All of my siblings started in a restaurant but are out now. I grew a love for the business and have decided to make it my career. Only problem is, I seem to let everyday stresses [...]

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Nurses – Does volunteering give an idea about nursing?

Hi everyone.
I’m not a nurse, but I am looking at the profession. I’ve seen so many posts here about how horrible it is, but I’ve also seen some people that say they enjoy their job. If I was going to be a nurse, I think I’d try to work in a nursing home.
I was wondering [...]

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Flower Shop Worker – with a micromanaging boss and irritating coworker

I just started working for a very small-flower shop about a week ago, which is extremely fast paced and incredibly stressful. My boss is a complete micromanager, who is very rude to everyone working there, she has no personality, and she is a complete OCD freak. She is very disrespectful and rude to everyone, except [...]

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The (UN) Glamorous World of Publishing Revealed

For some reason, many people regard publishing as a glamorous industry. I suppose it’s because of all the media bigwigs, like Anna Wintour and Simon Newhouse who attend big media parties sponsored by Conde Nast or Bertelsmann.
Even getting PUBLISHED isn’t glamorous for most people. Believe me, I know. I’m a book editor. I work for [...]

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