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A Job at McDonalds is Not for Everyone

I’m 16 years old and I work at a McDonalds in WV. Before I worked at McDonalds there were certain stereotypes that were always held deep within me, such as microwaving the food. We don’t. In fact I’m happy that this McDonalds was my very first job, and I’ve been considering staying here too.
However, not [...]

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Nursing Today is Hell on Earth: Stay Away

I am a Nurse. Before I had this job, I must have had a life. I don’t now. I actually went to school and studied hard to do this demeaning, humiliating work. I’ve done it for 30 years, and I have hated every second of every minute of every hour that I’ve spent in this [...]

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Work Politics is Getting Dirty at McDonalds

I started at McDonalds in Oct 2003, That’s like 2 years and 5 months.
For the last 8-12 months I’ve been on 3 trials in order to be promoted to a crew trainer. It is something that I have wanted for a while and has seriously grown on me. I found it very hard as a [...]

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Waitressing is Better than Teaching Bratty Kids

I went and got a masters’ degree because I thought teaching was my dream.
My family was so proud because I’d no longer be waiting tables! I was the first one in my family to not only go to college but to get a masters’ degree!
Anyway, my student teaching went OK. It was in the inner [...]

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Surrounded with Immature Co-workers at Tim Hortons

Hello, my name is Big Kyle. I am 17 and I have worked at Tim Hortons for a year and two months. In this time I have learned that you need to be extremely careful when eating at a fast food joint. For instance, my co-worker has accidentally put a glove in his teachers sandwich, [...]

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So you want to be a HVACR Service Technician!

My job is Operations Manager for a medium sized 10-12 truck heating and air conditioning service company. This has been most of my life 34 years in the trade with 100,000 hours assisting and servicing. Yea the math for 34 years should have me around 2000 a year or 68,000 hours — [...]

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What’s It Like at McDonald from The Point of View of a Young Crew

So here i am, a 15 year old kid that is working in a shit-hole building that they call McDonalds. Pretty Much I could sum up my experienced at McDonalds in one word;SUCKS. Ok, my daily routine. I wake up at about 6:00am in the morning because of some dumbshit reason they want the 15 [...]

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Amusement Park worker Tells All the Dirty Deeds

Where must I begin, well to start off I t was my first job, and I was so excited to be working at Michigan’s “So-called” number one amusement park. I thought it was going to be a wonderful experience,making money and meeting new people. However, I had it all twisted about them.
I worked in the [...]

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Being a Special Education Teacher at Alabama Public School Systems

I have been a special education teacher in the Alabama Public School Systems for 16 years and I’ll tell you, it’s no piece of cake. Being a male I was sort of pushed into special education though I had always had an interest in the field. I got my chance when I was [...]

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The Story of Underpaid LPNs and Treated Like Slaves

The pay isn’t what the public thinks.$15 to $20 depending on what type of work you do. Most places treat LPNs as if they’re shit cleaner uppers with the responsibility of a Registered Nurse.(aka-”Real Nurse”)
Plenty of places advertise a “sign on bonus”. But there are so many restrictions and conditions that it’s next to impossible [...]

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From Heath Care to Health Business

I was so proud and happy when I became a nurse. In my first job,I was treated like an uneducated piece of crap by the oafish,lazy shift supervisor who was very good at pushing her responsibilities onto anyone else. The N.H,which amazingly,is still open,was infested w/ cockroaches as well as mice.
They hired people who could scarcely [...]

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A 15 Year Old Employee Unfairly Fired at McDonalds

I’m only 15 yrs old but I’ve been working at Mcdonalds for 5 months. For my first job, I loved it. The people are so friendly and you always have the same customers coming in everyday. I got along great with all the managers and always came in to work whenever they were short some [...]

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Uncut:The Behind the Scene at Sardellas

So, I just started at Sardellas, a local pizza place in Arizona. I get calls from customers saying they don’t want the wings because it tasted like they used old oil or they got food poisoning. Oh and we clean our bathrooms with glass cleaner. I never knew glass cleaners killed bacteria [sarcasm] & when [...]

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ElementaryTeachers Dealing with Misbehaving Parents

Why do parents get to drop off their kids for 8-10 hours a day (we have extended days), tell them to do their homework, feed them dinner, and then send them to bed and still be called the parent. I’m sorry I was with your bad child all day and you come into my classroom [...]

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A Good Warning to All Nursing Students

I have been a nurse for almost 3 years now. I’m 26, and work in Canada, where health care is free for everyone.
At first I loved my new uniform, my stethoscope, my responsibility, the recognition from friends and peers that yes, now I am an RN. A professional with a ‘career’.
After the first year I [...]

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McDonalds in Canada Have Good Working Environment

I am Crew Trainer in the Prince George McDonalds Restaurants. I’ve been reading all these stories here about McDonalds being the worst place ever to work, how employees are treated like crap, and how management works for 10 hours non-stop.
This may be true in Restaurants outside of Canada, but here we have regulations.
After an entire [...]

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True Life:I’m a Mcdonald’s Manager

Okay,first I would like to say that not all of the people Mcdonald’s hires are ignorant or undereducated.Many of us are trying to move up in this feild or going to school part time and trying to pay for it.Before I worked here I had worked at a Wendy’s and at a retail store and [...]

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LPN………A suck ass job!

I am a 33 year old LPN. I have been doing this for 13 years. I was encouraged to go on to get my RN ..so I took all the necessary steps required and got accepted into a RN program .. one day while sitting in class I realized I HATE NURSING!!! I got tired [...]

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Nursing is a suck ass job!

I am a 33 year old LPN. I have been doing this for 13 years. I was encouraged to go on to get my RN ..so I took all the necessary steps required and got accepted into a RN program .. one day while sitting in class I realized I HATE NURSING!!! I got tired [...]

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Courier everyone’s jealous of my crap job!!?!?!

I initially was hired into an admin/ clerical position, but the previous courier quit, and being as it was, part of my job to fill in for him, I have somehow wound up with this job permanently. I will admit, I loved it to begin with, at least, the idea of it. I [...]

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