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I Am Burnt Out On My Job

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    Other Side Of The Bar Please!

    I've been a server bartender for about 3-4 years now. It seems sooooo much longer, I am going back to school and this job fits best with that. I love my regulars, most of the time. The hours and the drama are killing me. And people treat me like crap sometimes too, like bc I'm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 1, 2012

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    Assistant

    I'm an assistant manager at a popular fast food chain. It is NOT what I want to do forever. My boss and her other two assistants are drinking the koolaid at such a rate I think they're swimming in it. Don't get me wrong, I used to be all about the job but I've changed and just...
    dongero1 dongero1 22-25, M Mar 17, 2013

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    Burnt Out

    I have been with my job as a behavioral assistant for six years and i am so over it, sometimes i just want to be so stupid and just quit, I know this would be a very bad idea,cause jobs arent easy to find but i feel like I am about to loose my mind
    hellsangel932 hellsangel932 32, F 3 Responses Apr 10, 2010

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    Took Long Enough

    I've been working for the retail industry, specifically ecomm, and I'm burn out. Nothing ever goes according to plan, things change last minute, and we're always expected to react react react. It's rare for us to have a say in it, like 'I'm done for the day, you should have told...
    surewhynot2012 surewhynot2012 26-30 1 Response Oct 20, 2012

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    Stressed And Worried

    For the past few months I've been worried about losing my job. Every now and then I'll forget to do things that could cost me my job. It's gotten to a point where I literally pray I don't get fired on a daily basis. I also get nervous when i count money because math isn't my best...
    Chubby411 Chubby411 26-30, F 2 Responses May 22, 2013

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    Don't Work Many Hours But Am Heading For A Fall....

    I work in daycare. It's a small business and I run it alone. I have done so for 4 years in September. When it first started, I had hardly any kids in and I was bored but when I did get someone in, it was great. I have gradually built it up to a VERY high level. Now there are...
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F May 30, 2011

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    Total Job Burn Out

    I finally can acknowledge that I am completely unhappy with my job - after a decade I am burned out, and it's time to go. My health and personal life greatly declined as the stress, pressure and disappointment in a less then pleasant environment finally took its toll. I began...
    SophieLee SophieLee 36-40, F Oct 1, 2013

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    Burnt

    Every day it gets harder to go to work. Mental issues are riding alongside my work stresses. Before, I could keep them apart because work is so involved, but now its harder. Mine is extremely demanding,thankless and potentially hazzardous. Dare say not many could do it but it...
    bundyup bundyup 51-55, M 3 Responses Oct 25, 2012

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    Can anyone recommend coping strategies? I am wavering between wanting to quit my job and move in with her to be the caregiver. (She lives 400 miles away) And feeling like if I do...
    regardless101 regardless101 41-45, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm a cleaner and a waitress. I come home and then I'm a cleaner and a waitress again lol my lazy roommate foes nothing but stay home eat and watch TV she expects me to clean and...
    kelr14 kelr14 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I love what I do for work but I have been working 15 days straight ugh so burnt mentally
    lowman32 lowman32 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    Like.. Literally. I burnt my thumb so bad that I thought I wasn't going to have a finger print but I love setting my hands on fire.. .-.
    TheRogueWolf TheRogueWolf 18-21, F Jan 30

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    Any one out there a practicing Wiccan?
    rubysmom rubysmom 51-55, F Jan 29

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    I do it all the time man. I've been hurt by so many times but i still put myself out there
    williamshana williamshana 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    I swear I am on the verge of a nervous breakdown that is going to send me to the hospital all due to my job. I work in fiberglass where we make work truck bodies. The job is...
    MissKittyKat6 MissKittyKat6 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    I've been working as an AP Clerk/Bookkeeper for 10 months now and I already hate my job - my husband even hates it because it is making me miserable and depressed. This is my...
    BuzzingBeauty BuzzingBeauty 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    Discover over 2,000 jobs for 16 year olds with this little known resource which Jay Harris has kindly pre-screened and compiled into a pretty neat list. I have to tell you though...
    davidrichardno davidrichardno 26-30, M Feb 15

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    I need a job. I never had a real job before. I work now in Marshall's and cvs, other students picked over places. I don't get paid for it. My school gave me the job without being...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F Feb 11

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    As I've discussed in other posts I have a job the leaves me feeling like a piece of **** every single day and to boot I think I might have asperger's syndrome, which would explain...
    ILoveWeights ILoveWeights 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Singapore is one of the world’s most important commercial hubs with great job opportunities for many people all over the world. Finding jobs in Singapore can be a hard job but...
    davidrichardno davidrichardno 26-30, M Feb 18

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    I find out tomorrow how I went last week in a job interview. I am actually really scared to hear a rejection because although I felt I was qualified for the role, I was pitched the...
    evollove evollove 41-45 Feb 16

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    I was very unhappy in my previous job. At first everything was fine but then I realised I wasn't valued - I was passed for promotion time and time again - so I found a new job. It...
    Dellaporta Dellaporta 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    I hope you enjoy my road I guess, When I was 18 I took the decision of dropping out of college... not for any sake reason such as being lazy or didn't enjoy it but for different...
    lewismoore7 lewismoore7 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    I really love my job. I'm a high school drop out, but went back and got my diploma. Tried college and it wasn't for me. I'm in logistics. I turn down 20-30% more money to stay with...
    determination0106 determination0106 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Just got told I'm being put back to part time at the new job I got back in September. I got recruited out of a $50k+ a year foreman job and took this because it was closer and...
    KnaisGuy KnaisGuy 22-25, M Feb 5

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    It is not so much I hate the actual job. It is somewhat interesting and challenging in a good way. I hate the schedule I have and seem to be trapped in as long as I have the job...
    Alston76 Alston76 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I been out of paid work for about 9 years and i been volunteering for about 4 years. i was told by one of my job coaches that my case is about to be closed because they haven't...
    db174 db174 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    No Two Days Alike I am a multi line field insurance adjuster which means in lay terms, I am in the field and I am trained to do all kinds of insurance claims. At the present, I...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 11 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am on the academic job market (trying to be a professor at a small college/university) and it is the most stressful process I've ever encountered. You have to apply to nearly 10...
    RikkiDF RikkiDF 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    So my life sucks right now, to the point where I'm asking myself what did I do to deserve this? if it wasn't for my car being down right now I would probably be happy, driving to...
    LastLove96 LastLove96 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I used to think that having a job means so much more than the idea of being productive. Currently, I'm stuck in a media job at a small startup company that is just full of...
    smittenpoise smittenpoise 22-25, F Feb 7

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    There is so much going on at the moment, I don't know how much more I can take. I've been so depressed these past month and a half. My dad lost his job a month ago. My mom has a...
    maloryrose maloryrose 16-17, F Feb 10

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    I don't know how much more I can take. I am a restaurant manager and I am severely overworked. My company runs really low labor budgets - pretty common in the industry- but I wind...
    Asleep72 Asleep72 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 14

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    I have had this job for almost seven months. It has its crazy moments, but I love the pace of it and my coworkers. I am only 26 and speak two languages besides English (German and...
    mjahncke12289 mjahncke12289 26-30, M Feb 14

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    I started college when I was 18, right after leaving a miserable unsafe factory job with 12/7 hours. I was depressed and dealing with horrible anxiety, but my parents insisted I...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    So...after several days of deliberation, self-doubt, and serious reflection; I've taken a new job. I know it may not sound like much to many people; but this has been a long time...
    amodelcitizen amodelcitizen 36-40, M 16 Responses Feb 11

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    Ok so I need a damn job like yesterday. I am currently unemployed and I'm receiving unemployment benefits. For some reason I thought I had a year worth of benefits but actually I...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    I'm 22 and I never had a job before. I would like to have a job but I'm just terrified that I won't do my job right or I won't even get hired. I sometimes feel useless because I'm...
    ColeSweety ColeSweety 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    A dear work friend is getting married in April....and invited me round to her house last night to discuss taking the photos at her wedding... I armed myself with my laptop...and a...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 9 Responses Jan 29

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    I'm so overwhelmed. Last semester I acted like an idiot and lost my financial aid and my scholarships. Now I have to figure out how to pay for my schooling. Which is hard because I...
    reneeo11314 reneeo11314 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    I am being written up! I had already posted today to vent my frustrations about my job and micromanager supervisor. She had given me a "minor" write up because she had caught me...
    BuzzingBeauty BuzzingBeauty 18-21, F Feb 5

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    I think Brian Williams will have a difficult time finding another job. I got fired from my Job at Great Healthworks of Ft Lauderdale Florida and haven't been able to find another...
    EdmondoEddieCatalfamo EdmondoEddieCatalfamo 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 8

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    This completely sucks. I am married to a woman and whenever there are money issues, car issues or any issues for that matter, she starts talking about separation/divorce. We sleep...
    pastormattrg pastormattrg 36-40, M Feb 16

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    The satisfaction of a job well done! One of our biggest client got this land developing project which is priceless.. A project like that takes about 3 different entities with...
    h4n5dj22 h4n5dj22 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 20

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    I just started my job as a line therapist teaching children with autism and I love it! This is the first time in my life where I can truly say I love my job and enjoy going to work...
    TomasAva TomasAva 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    If you are reading this, I thank you. I've struggled heavily with depression for many years but I finally beat it when in 2010 I had a complete change. I lost around 40kilos of...
    wobblierob wobblierob 26-30, M Feb 3

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