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Getting Out of Nursing After 3 Years

I have been in nursing for over 3-decades now. I originally went to a Diploma School of Nursing. When I went to get my BSN, most of my credits were not accepted in a University setting. By the time I got my Bachelor of Science in Nursing I was told I needed [...]

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The Lazy Managers Working at McDonalds

To me it seems the more money you get the less work you have to do!
I Am 18, I have been working for Mcdonalds for 2 and a half years as a crew member. I think the job is great but all the managers need to be sacked. Crew members are doing all the work [...]

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The Unfairly fired McDonalds Employee

I use to work at Mcdonalds and was very nervous when I first started working there . When I went into orientation I met with the manager and assistant manager and at first I was like oh my !! What a nice group of people. When I was in the orientation part I was not [...]

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Working at one of Britain’s Biggest Tourist Attractions

Sandcastle Waterworld in Blackpool is one of Britain’s biggest tourist attractions. Having just installed 4.5 million pounds worth of new slides, the place is a treat – for customers.
I have been many times as a customer and had a brilliant time, it is not until you see behind the scenes that you realized how crap [...]

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What’s It Like Working at AT&T?

First we were Ameritech and it was great. Then SBC bought us and a terrific company became hell. It has only gotten worse since we changed our name AGAIN to at&t. They have managers with little training. My favorite part? Micro-management and this for managers too. They spy on [...]

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Fast Food Manager’s Job Story

I worked as a fast food manager where families eat dinner everyday and students and kids worked. I took this job because I enjoyed people and wanted to work somewhere safe. I mean they have play yards and all. Kids everywhere. It always made me happy to see smiles on their faces. But time after [...]

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Nurse Manager’s Job is Never Easy

I have worked full or part time in med-surg, L & D, post partum, nursery, inpatient psych, drug rehab, youth detention center, nursing home, house supervision in hospital, inpatient acute rehab, hospice, private duty, pediatrics, med psych unit, float pool in a medical center, and now I am a nurse manager of my own unit. [...]

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Working at McDonalds is Never Fun

I work at McDonalds. I do a lot of work there often off the clock. I have often come in on my days off to help out, I have even brought in my own equipment on a number of instances. I worked illegally for a number of years there. I closed [...]

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Nursing:The Worst Job in the World

I am an LPN and work in long term care. I have been an LPN for two years. I already have burnout. Whenever I have to go to work I feel sick to my stomach. I worked for 31 years with the phone company and then retired. I decided to [...]

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Nursing Profession is Horrible and Unbearable

I have been and er/icu nurse for 3yrs. The only satisfaction I have from my job is aggravating patients and doctors. It is a little game you have to play in the hospital so you do not go home stressed out. Nursing is not about caring, for everyone out their who cares [...]

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Great Co-workers But Crappy Management

I’ve worked for Friendly’s restaurant as a shift supervisor, that’s what the title use to be, now they are called shift managers. I left because of the bullshit the hire ups, the district managers and above. So i changed careers.
Recently, I wanted to get an extra job for extra money… with two kids [...]

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No Escape from the Nursing Profession

I have been a nurse in a level one trauma center’s ER for seven months now and feel worthless and abused every day. I went to a prestigious nursing school for my Bachelor’s degree, have thousands of dollars in loans, all to feel like a waitress who is constantly degraded, humiliated, and yelled at every [...]

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The Loyalty I Never Got from the Company

While working for my employer for over four years as both a claims examiner and then the Loss Control Coordinator for our state, I was stabbed squarely in the back by the company.
I received two commendable audits from NCCI for my loss control surveys and even told the company about theft by a claims examiner [...]

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What’s it Like to be a Grocery Assistant?

I work as a grocery assistant at Morrisons and its poo. My supervisors are a bunch of ageing chavs who’s only friends are other supervisors, and they speak to people like shit, anyone who is 19 or below is treated like a child, bullied and made to feel like their stupid. They never let you [...]

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An Immigrant Hitting It Big in the U.S

I work in marketing and product management which I’ve been doing for about 9 years. I started in this field after graduating with my MBA from an ‘Ivy League’ college. I’m not originally from this country, but moved here to go to B-school. Right now I work for a startup and before [...]

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Both Sides of the McDonalds Stories

I’ve read several stories about working at McDonald’s and all seem to tell only one side to it. Depending on who’s telling, it can seem like the best job in the world or an absolute hellhole. It’s more like a mixture of both. It has it’s ups and down, just like any other job. Some [...]

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Not Getting the Respect While Working at McDonalds

I’ve been a McDonalds employee in a small town in NY state for almost 7 months now. First I would like to say that it can be a cool job. But then again it has its downs like all jobs. But what bothers me the most is that during these months that I’ve been there [...]

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Avoid Nursing at All Cost

Nursing is horrible. There, I said it. I’ve never seen a profession that diminishes good-hearted, passionate people to emotionless, empty drones the way this one does. It will suck you dry and leave you devoid of any human-ness. Do yourself a favor. DON’T BECOME A NURSE. Yeah, I did it for all the wrong reasons [...]

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Loving the Work I have at McDonalds

I was hired my McDonald’s 3 years ago and was asked to become a crew trainer after 2 months. After accepting that position and succeeding at that, I was asked to become a Shift Supervisor. I accepted that promotion. A shift supervisor assists the manager that is in charge in running their shifts, such as [...]

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Hate the Customers Love the Job

Well, I recently, well not really, about a year ago, started working for a large retail store (I will give you a clue, we recently bought a bunch of the small guys out). Anyway, I like my job, we mostly stand around and do nothing, talk amongst ourselves etc. I just felt like writing a [...]

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