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I feel Lucky to Work at McDonalds

Hello, my name is Ryan and I work in Ohio, at first when I started out I started in grill and it really sucked but then i got to know the kids and started to enjoy my job. However nothing like drugs have ever been in our store. Our owner is really [...]

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How to Effectively Deal with Stress in Nursing Practice

I just finished 5 12 hour night shifts, working New Years Eve and New Years Day. I work ICU. I have been a nurse for 13 years, have 2 Bachelors and an MBA. I am 38 and not married (dating a male nurse), with no kids (when?). Here’s some real advice [...]

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What’s with All the Hate on the Nurses?

I’ve been a nurse for 22 yrs. Been a hospice nurse for 14yrs.Thought it was my dream job. I know these people are in crisis,but does that give them the right to call us bitches and dumbasses?  I’m talking about the pt’s families that constantly second-guess us and doubt our expertise. It gets worse every day.Why all the hatred [...]

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All Sorts of Jobs Have Ups and Downs

Every job that you come across, will have it’s up and downs. I have worked in fast – food since I was 17. Every place whether it is family owned, or corporate..relies on the management. If you aren’t getting paid what you are supposed too than say something… If the place is nasty..Get together with [...]

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Working at McDonalds Does Not Always Sucks

So I’ve been working at McDonalds for about 9 months now. A couple of my friends worked there and its one of the few year-round jobs here. It took 4 interviews to get the job, which in my opinion is a little much but honestly, I love the job. I’ve gotten employee of the month [...]

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Working With Fellow Nurses is Stressful

I hate being a Nurse. I do not hate being a nurse because of the patients -in fact, I love caring for people who are in need. What I hate are the vultures who are my fellow nurses, and I hate dealing with nutty family members. They just go off half-cocked and [...]

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No Easy Feat to be a Nurse

Several years ago a nurse would be able to hold a patients hand and comfort them in their times of struggle. Now, there is no time for that sort of compassion. You are lucky if you get a piss break. Let alone a meal. Sure, they give you meal breaks. [...]

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Dealing with a Quarter Life Job Crisis

I am currently in what they call the quarter life crisis. My current job has no direction, corporate America sucks, and I am wondering what the hell am I going to do with the rest of my life. Sure, I have a pretty decent job at the moment, pays a decent amount. [...]

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Zingerman’s Roadhouse is NOT a Great Place for Work

I worked for both Zingerman’s Roadhouse and Zingerman’s Bake Shop.
At both locations:
The truth was not a thing that was not used very often (saying that I will get “35-40 hours a week” and getting 15-20, making “$300-$500 a week” in tips and making $$95-$150, things like that)
Management was very rude, giving a “I have the [...]

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An Overworked Video Rental Company Employee

I work for the #1 Video Rental Company (not Hollywood Video). I’ve been there over two years now. On top of listening to jerks complain about movie rental prices, this company underpays its employees big time. I just make over $7 an hour. On top of that, this year it delayed my yearly [...]

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Hating the Nursing Job I Chose

I work in a small hospital where our inpatient unit & emergency dept are all one big fucking mess. This is a new job for me (I worked in the loveliness that was geri-psych for the 2 years before this job). Bottom line, I have to help out in emergecy with things like traumas & [...]

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MSN TV Technician: The Real Untold Story

I was hired as (originally) a support technician for MSN TV (the first man hired for the contract) by RMH in November 2003. A week later I interviewed for an MSN trainer’s position as I had taught previously before and got the job along with three other people. I was happy and everything was going [...]

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A Good Review on the Working Condition at McDonalds

I really don’t understand most of the people posting about McDonald’s being the worst job anyone could have. Some say they aren’t getting fair compensation. Others say they are not treated fairly. More say they are tired of working too hard. I’ve got news for you all. Why are you [...]

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The Real Scoop:The McDonald’s story

I’m sure you have heard all the McDonald’s stories you can muster but 98.9% of the people haven’t covered the dirty parts, the truth behind the grill and the lies behind the walls, this is my story, the McDonald’s story…it goes there. Seeing that when your 15 and with a girlfriend you need some money, [...]

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The Tasking Job of Finding a Decent Job

I was working in a big local company and after about 8 years decided to quit. Felt not getting anywhere and decided to change to another dept but at the new place, felt degraded to do less qualifying work for my experience though very busy and not much contribution to the company. I tried for [...]

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Jobless, No Opportunities and No Luck

I was working in a big local company and after about 8 years decided to quit. Felt not getting anywhere and decided to change to another dept but at the new place, felt degraded to do less qualifying work for my experience though very busy and not much contribution to the company. I tried for [...]

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What’s it Like to be a Nurse

A nurse since 97.  How I have lasted this long I do not know. ER, Pulmonary, med surg, oncology and a bunch of cardiac with my ACLS as a traveler/agency nurse. I moved around a lot thinking I could find that special place that would allow me to practice safely and give me the [...]

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The Sad Story of a Nurse

A nurse since 97 How I have lasted this long I do not know. ER, Pulmonary, med surg, oncology and a bunch of cardiac with my ACLS as a traveler/agency nurse. I moved around a lot thinking I could find that special place that would allow me to practice safely and give me the [...]

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A Young McDonalds Crew with NO Complaints

Ok. Well after going round town searching for jobs. Me and my mate came across Mcdonalds. While its stereotypical a bad place to work. It’s been ok so far.
How I got the job:
I handed in my form an within 2 days came for an interview. After the interview i went home and 3 days later [...]

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The Life of an LPN in Saskatchewan

I am an LPN working in LTC for 6 yrs now. I commute over 40 k’s one way to work, perhaps to some that is peanuts.. but here in Saskatchewan.. well.. driving alone at nearly midnight thru driving rain, snow, fog, icy roads, you name it..just adds to the stress of an already stressful job, [...]

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