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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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    I like that people trust in my skill set at

    work. I do. I like that they feel I am reliable and that they ask for my professional opinion on things. What I don't like is how people seem to think that I have no life and would like nothing more than to drop all of my plans to work more. I leave at the same time every day...
    JaxyBaine JaxyBaine 26-30, F May 12

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 10, 2010

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    I am a presently a government employee, i received bonuses and other incentives in my almost more than a year of working but despite the fact that this is my first job since i...
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    I am so excited. I have a job interview scheduled for tomorrow. After researching the company, I feel so motivated and confident. My SO says my eyes are sparkling and my smile is...
    Kriyash Kriyash 22-25, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I'm new arriving student here in sydney looking for job i really need it if any one have please let me know thank you
    abdul112 abdul112 22-25, M 11 hrs ago

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    Personality assessment, how important are they for employers? I've done three interviews within the last few months and all the prospective employers has required a personality...
    Unapologetic2 Unapologetic2 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I raised my two children alone after a seven year marriage ended. I worked a job in retail as a store manager. I had to work 50 hour 6 day work weeks. I had no help raising my two...
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just moved to Texas and I am searching for a job. I went to a interview today and got a second interview. I really hope I get the job. It would be really great, because I have no...
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    So I'm 26 years old and I still live at home with my parents. (unfortunately I have a full time job and I earn $25,000 a year. I really want to move out but I keep vascillating...
    Depano88 Depano88 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    **** it. just gonna cast some bullets and blow **** up
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    Right now I am working part time as a nanny because I am going back to school (this Monday actually!) I'm working right now at this 3 million dollar home with the brattiest kids...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    From noon till the hour of my witching.I work twelve hours a day times five, so long of one hundred and sixty eight hours consecutively stacked hours times two, exactly one half...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Well it's not the job I hate, it's the people I work with. I am an auto mechanic and I feel like I'm the only one who takes the job seriously. I could be slaving away on a...
    DeathSaw DeathSaw 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was hired at this can factory in August of 2008. Worst job EVER! Prior to this miserable job I had two great employers before. One was at another manufacturing place from 1999...
    Floridabound2016 Floridabound2016 41-45, M a week ago

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    Went out for dinner and got offered a new job!! I work in an office doing payroll. And got offered a job in a restaurant xx
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    my fingers get sore typing up all that info. on a job application, and then they also want a resume n you have to take like 5 different surveys, and register for accounts and log...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 a week ago

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    or rather allowed them to release me so i could get unemployment. i went to work with the Home Depot after moving to be closer to my wife's parents, basically because I felt that...
    StephanieDan StephanieDan 36-40, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    I have a new job at Renfro. I really like working in plants because I can work very hard and it's nice to know that people need and want you. Renfro only pays $7.25 per hour so a...
    CreateTVT CreateTVT 26-30 a week ago

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    Over the moon that I have secured a new job! Going from an alright job, to a nightmare job, to now a really great one all in the space of a few months! Bit of a whirlwind...
    bjammy bjammy 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    I'm looking for a Part Time Job Working with NASA on working in the Kennedy Space Center working on with the space shuttles and hoping to go to space to be in the international...
    Jolietillinois Jolietillinois 22-25, M Aug 19

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    If you believe this this you are STUPID! Try working in a coal mind or roofing a house in the summer when its 101 outside. I will take a job being a parent over that daily! I...
    MomOfBurden MomOfBurden 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I need to complain somewhere, so here goes. My husband was laid off more than two years ago. We kind of expected he might not find anything right away, but it's close to two years...
    gale5 gale5 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Yep same here! I enjoy my work as a cleaner, everyone are nice and it's not a difficult job. My family and friends keep telling me to study or change job because it's a grueling...
    Erivalentino Erivalentino 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    i do love my job. I'm pretty good at what I do but with all the training I've had, it never seems to prepare you for what might happen next. I am a FIRST RESPONDER FIREFIGHTER...
    STORMCHASER10 STORMCHASER10 36-40, M Aug 17

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    I need some advice. I recently applied for a job and got an interview. I didn't think the interview well so I wasn't expecting a positive call back however I did get a call back...
    Unapologetic2 Unapologetic2 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I have seen the people who work as a cashier at Wal Mart or take your money in the drive thru at McDonald's and I look at them and realize that they are a person just like me and...
    girlfullofenergy girlfullofenergy 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    I need to rant. First of all, I feel horrible for feeling this way because I am SO privileged. Currently, I have no job and my only responsibility is towards myself and a little...
    Chrossy Chrossy 22-25, F Aug 15

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    I'm so stressed out, my grandparents decided they were going to "help," me out of the situation with my step-mother by forcing me into going to Job Corps here in my state. Let me...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 18-21, F Aug 13

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    I'm on vacation from my job this week but it has been cut short by a job offer from another company. I am so excited!! I feel more confident now about my ability to take care of my...
    harliieq harliieq 22-25, F Aug 13

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    I'm so frustrated. I'm stuck at a real estate law firm and I hate it. I mainly hate it because of its disorganization, the general fullness of the job, and 2 out of my 4 bosses. It...
    momozabs momozabs 22-25, F Aug 13

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    I love so much about my job. That's what makes leaving harder. But I know it is the right thing for me - I need to step back from the stress and busyness - at least for now! Today...
    jacquelinejones jacquelinejones 46-50 Aug 13

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    ive been hurt way too many times by people around me, by the ones i love the most... i really have no one left to go to... and i just dont know what to do anymore, i cant figure...
    GabrielBois95 GabrielBois95 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    It's so frustrating. Employers don't care that you want to finish school, they just want you to work for them. In my interview she asked if working 5-11would be ok. I said yes...
    iamnikki iamnikki 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    My first semester of college I did okay, I only failed one class, but my second semester of college was bad. I went to the classes most of the time, but I couldn't stay focused...
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