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My job as a Respiratory Therapist

I was inspired to write this after reading a nurse’s entry about her frustrations with her career as a registered nurse. I have been a Respiratory Therapist for close to eight years. I work closely with nurses’ everyday and I have to admit they get “shit” on just as much as I do. They only [...]

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No ammount of Ice Cream can make me cool….

Well I worked at a Dairy Queen for about 2 1/2 years. I worked at an independently owned restaurant so Ihad not only the managers on my ass but also the owners. The owners wroked closely to the store which is odd because most of the time owners just drive by occassionally and pick up [...]

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Work at a Small McDonald’s, It’s better.

Yo, I work at McD’s, But my story is different because it took 3 months to get my job and my McD’s is connected to a Gas Station. Here’s my story 100% truth (unlike some other stories on here which I think is bullshit)
Nov. ‘05: I applied for a job at McD’s, And I get [...]

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Graphic Designer…….Not so sure it’s for me anymore

I’m 23 and had been a Graphic Designer for the past 3 years for a small company till I was let go from the company. The first year was probably the best year and the only year I enjoyed working for the company that employed me.
Being creative and using the skills you learned was great [...]

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Mcdonalds Worst Job Ever !

I was 16 years of age looking for work to pay for my social life. Anyway i decided to try Maccas. On my second shift I was screamed at by a manager for not making enough nuggets (I had only had one training day being shown around that store, not cooking). The [...]

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McCrew….I am, in fact, Lovin it

I am an 18 year old College Freshman and McDonald’s is my first job I have held (other than volunteer work type jobs)..
I have worked at McDonald’s for around 6 months now and I have barely any reason to hate it. Sure I experience the bad customers, rude co-workers, ego trip managers and all of [...]

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Fired by a drunk GM who loves the double d’s…….server/waiter in sport’s bar

My work doesn’t take a whole lot of brain power, but dealing with the general, up-tight snobby and demeaning public is…I was, until last week, a server in a high class sports bar in Portland Oregon.
Sometimes, most times I laughed to myself that I took my job and my love of doing this job [...]

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nuursing is dysfunctional

Nursing is a dysfuctional job that attracts dysfuctional people. Most of the people in it come from families with alcoholism, drug use, etc. These people are used to being shit on and living in the middle of craziness and nursing reinforces that.
It has always amazed me how much nurses are willing [...]

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nursing sucks

I am a med/surg nurse at a small hospital. I have only been a nurse for two years and regret every minute of it. All day I clean up stool and urine only to hear the patients complain about the care they are recieving. The doctors gey angry at anything that is [...]

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McDonalds Manager I’ve had enough!

I am a manager at a McDonalds in Queensland, Australia. I started as a crew person about a year and a half ago as a part-time job while at university. This turned into full time work when i decided to give study a break and i ended up getting promoted fairly fast cause i worked [...]

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Almost ready to give up…..English teacher disheartened

In college I honestly thought I could make a difference- that my teaching could some how help the world. I was wrong.
There are so many obstacles in this job it is almost impossible to be effective. Parents don’t care- unless their kids does not earn a good grade in the course. Administrators [...]

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my job’s okay , but it can be a pain…..wal mart cashier

I am a cashier. I have been one going on 5 years. I enjoy what I do, however some of the customers think they are better than you.
Also just because you work at Wal-mart doesn’t mean you are just illiterate. Some lady asked me once when gas prices were going up how was I going [...]

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What Did I do wrong?….nurse placed on administrative leave

A 70 year old female who presented to ER Jan 31 with SOB..using her neck and shoulder muscles to breathe… Md’s decided to give her albuterol treatments, check some blood work, place pt on bipap and send to TCU.. The next day I had the pt and she was still on bipap [...]

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I never thought I’d leave nursing !!!

I’ll start from the beginning; I was a CNA 19 years ago and loved it. It took me 10 yrs to finish an ADN program. Nursing was my dream job; I thought I would be in it until I retired. Sure, there were the usual things to put up with…lots of body fluids; asshole physicians,detached [...]

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MCDONALDS IS THE WORST JOB

I work at mcdonalds, and i hate it. I thought that mcdonalds would have the nicest people, but really the managers get on your case so fast. there just waiting for you to make a mistake. i’m 14 and this is my first job, the second day i worked they already get mad at me. [...]

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Suffering employee….factory packer

I work as a packer at a local factory. I don’t want to mention anything about it for fear of being fired. I don’t mind my job; I get along great with just about everyone including my boss who can take a joke on any given day. Basically my job is quite boring [...]

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worst job ever…..Dennys server/waiter

I was 20 years old and working a pleasant job as a medical assistant that didn’t pay well, and I could barely pay my rent. My room-mate suggested I apply at Dennys, where she worked as a bartender. I had never waited tables, but she said it didn’t matter since Dennys would “hire anyone”.
I got [...]

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I’m building ice sculptures……community college English professor

I’m 27 and I’ve been teaching in community colleges for almost three years. Right now I am teaching developmental (remedial) writing at a CC in an urban area. You don’t need an M.A. in English (although I have one) to do this job…just assloads and assloads of patience. My students often lack [...]

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Nursing “Reality Check”

I happened upon this site quite by accident. Once here and being a nurse (who absolutely loves “Nursing”, albeit not all aspects of my job: paperwork, overtime, the weather (i am a home care nurse), and constantly feeling like i am “running on empty”) I must say one thing.
The Reality is I do love Nursing, [...]

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Don’t Become a Nurse

I cannot believe that I have just come across this site by accident. Here I am trying to find a different career for myself knowing full well that all I am qualified for is nursing. Don’t get me wrong. I love people. I love helping them especially the elderly but its the crap from the [...]

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