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A Medical Assistant Job is Not too Shabby

I work in a pediatric doctor’s office. For the most part it’s a good job. But then there are times, like when you get kicked and told how much they hate you and then the parents say to their kids” the mean nurse is going to give you a shot now”. ¬†Actually had one mom [...]

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Working at McDonalds and I’m Lovin It

I work at McDonalds, in Australia, and I gotta say, i love it.
I first started when I was 15, I applied because my sister used to work there and I wanted to earn some money. I applied, had an interview the following week and was hired on the spot, namely because of my sister. It was [...]

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The Truth about Crew Members at McDonalds

Im 17, I have worked at a Mcdonalds restaurant for 3 years now and will be leaving at the end of high School career to do construction. I would like to give you info about people that work there and managers and what customers expect of us and our Supervisors and Store Managers.
First off, we [...]

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McDonalds is the Slow Death of Me

I work at McDonalds in New Brunswick, Canada. Before working there, I had no job experience – aside from a short summer job I got through family connections.
So, I applied to McDonalds because I wanted a job to make some money. Since my parents are divorced, I needed flexible hours, and McDonalds was the only [...]

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Engineering Job is Uneventful and Boring

I worked for several automotive suppliers in student positions.
You are rarely assigned work, unless you are employed in an R&D department. When work is assigned to you, it is usually menial. If you suggest any tasks for yourself, you are typically shot down from any chance of further exploration.
The average engineer’s job is [...]

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The Ugly Truth About Nursing: Stay Away

The problem in nursing is not the actual job (provided you had time to do it). It’s a variety of personalities such as doctors (who don’t have to be DRUG TESTED by the way – explain that to me and while you are at it just try to get a job as a nurse WITHOUT [...]

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Working as Engineer in Extreme Secrecy

Ok, so I’m an engineer and I work at area 51 over at groom lake. Yes, all this stupid secrecy! I really hate this job and the pay is crap! Every morning I get up at 5:30AM, get ready (and it takes longer, cause I have to wear a military uniform!), drive over [...]

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The Worst Boss You Could Ever Have

I was looking forward to this job so much. It was a clerk position for the State of Connecticut. The day I started there were nine other women working with me and we were all new except three. Our supervisor was named Bea Yich. The day we were to start we did [...]

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Made a Mistake with My Career Choice

I like giving care to people but truthfully, people are more grateful to the guy who changed their oil in their car than to the nurse who suctioned their mothers throat so she could breath. They just want to know why the sheets weren’t changed today. I was sort of defaulted into nursing. With young [...]

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NURSING UNIONS:OUR ONLY HOPE OF HAVING A DECENT CAREER!

I have been a registered nurse in the state of South Carolina for about ten years now and I hate it!!!! I have been from one job to the next looking for the “right job”, but to no avail. The nursing profession is DANGEROUS!!! I frequently see articles and news reports about the national “nursing [...]

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Oh How I Hated Working at McDonalds

In January of this year I dropped out of university and moved back to my hometown while I attempted to figure out what to do with my life. In the meantime I decided to get a job. I’d worked at McDonald’s before in another city and it had been a great experience so I decided [...]

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Present and Future Nurses…Let’s talk

I admit, it is kind of surprising to see how many nurses writing about hating their jobs. Don’t get me wrong, I know the challenges…I’ve been a nurse for about 13 years now. I’ve worked nursing homes, clinic, Neonatal ICU and now I’m a nursing instructor. Despite all the crap I’ve gone through, I do [...]

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Not as Worse as You thought at MacDonalds

I’m 16 and have been working at Maccas in Sydney, Australia for 6 months now. I got my job through applying online to my local restaurant and going in for an interview, then got an email welcoming me to the team. I took it because I needed a job, needed the money, and heard the [...]

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Nursing Student – Discouraged with Nursing School

I am struggling just to get through the program and the abuse from the instructors is terrible. Most of them are condescending and disrespectful. Of course, there are some great instructors, but the bad outweigh the good, by far. It’s a great disappointment for me.
We are in constant fear of being failed [...]

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A Former Bank Teller Sounds Off

I worked as a bank teller for a year, the pay wasn’t bad or the hours with the exception of working on Saturday mornings. I like to have my weekends off but at least it wasn’t every Saturday. But my major gripe are the customers. We had some really nice customers that [...]

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McDonalds:Worse than Any Concentration Camps

Ok let me first start by saying I don’t mind working a lot of hours I worked at a construction company I mean I did tons more work there than I did in five minutes at Mcdonalds, BUT! when you get yelled at for not getting a order out in 90 seconds and it takes [...]

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True to Life Stories from a Medical Technologist

You guessed it, I am a medical technologist. Unless you are one you probably do not even know who we are, what we do, and our centralized importance to treating the sick.
A medical technologist is an individual who works in the clinical laboratory processing various bodily fluids for the presence of disease. We [...]

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The Mclife from the Point of View of a Worker

I took a little time to examine the stories of fellow McDonald workers. I’m completely surprised by what I’ve been reading; it’s gone so far that workers in the UK have banned together to basically shut down the entire corporation.
I’m a swing manager at McDonald’s and I’m making around 10 dollars an hour for a [...]

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An Open Letter to McDonald’s.. Read This!

Dear McDonald’s..
Just a few things on my mind, and I need to get them off my chest.. First of all, LISTEN, and don’t just pretend you are. Don’t agree with anything I say unless you really agree with me, because I know what you do when I’m gone. You turn around and [...]

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What’s it Like to be a Medic in Iraq

I am 24 years old and I am getting ready to start Nursing school this fall. No, I don’t have experience as a RN, but I soon will.
However, I did serve 5 years as a medic in the military where I did two tours in Iraq and one tour in Afghanistan. Reading these [...]

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