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I Am Burnt Out On My Job

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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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    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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    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 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 10, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    How can I say this without giving too much away about myself, and basically making myself identifiable to anyone reading this? Basically since our latest Chief was appointed...
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    Literally started a new job yesterday working in a factory dealing with hazardous chemicals so i was extra nervous as i was at risk of getting burnt etc so all day and night i kept...
    macey242 macey242 22-25, M Apr 14

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    Silly girl. No one will care more about you than you care about them. No one in this existence, will ever care. So why do you always put yourself in these situations? I've come to...
    Fuzzies Fuzzies 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 14

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    I know I'm not alone and I know in this economy I shouldn't be complaining, but here I am anyway. I. Hate. My. Job. I hate it. It literally makes me suicidal and depressed. I have...
    butters510 butters510 26-30, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Hello fellow Ep Members I thought I would share experiences and a personal story about jobs and Bosses at work.How many of you have had a job that you truly hate? I have had many...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 Apr 10

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    Well she is nearly 24 (in 5 weeks) anyway and has got her first job, well to be strictly true it is not a job but she is just so pleased with herself and just keeps telling me she...
    SarahSugdon SarahSugdon 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 16

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    I don’t know what to do. I want to stop going to college. But I am afraid of the consequences. I personally want to drop out. But I also don’t want the disapproval of...
    4Rae 4Rae 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    It's true. I do. I'm going to keep this short and brief but there's certain things I'm very frustrated about. I have mixed feelings about my part-time job and I hate that. I'm...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    It has been almost five years since I left a job I considered the worst one I ever worked. At first, I enjoyed the job. I thought that I was working somewhere really professional...
    re8wqe45 re8wqe45 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Been at my job for over 13 years. Every year gets even worse than the year before. I have worked hard and at times to the point where i have all i can do to move because I'm...
    thongluvr582 thongluvr582 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Today, my sister and I started our first job ever, working at Mcdonald's. It wasn't a horrible experience, but one thing did make both me and my sister want to quit on our first...
    BrinkofDawn BrinkofDawn 18-21, F Apr 11

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    After going through so much at home, after being molested and possibly impregnated, I began to hemorrhage... I messed up on someone's deposit and I do not recall giving the...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    ptrrajan ptrrajan 26-30 Apr 15

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    My parents are really pressuring me to start applying for jobs, and i agree i need a job... but still i have like no idea what im doing and how all this works. im going to spend my...
    ablonddude ablonddude 16-17, M Mar 26

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    Maybe you guys could help me out because i am loosing my mind!I love my job,i dont wanna leave.I have a decent salary.I work hard and have great ideas but the manager is not...
    lady2089 lady2089 22-25, F Mar 28

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    but I'm too scared. I don't want to say that my last job ended terribly, but I also don't want to lie sooooo...my last job ended TERRIBLY. It was all going so well, working part...
    MechaKimochii MechaKimochii 18-21, F Apr 5

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    I'm a senior nursing student and somehow got the job that I wanted lined up for after I graduate and take the NCLEX exam. I don't want to brag, but I'm so happy that this is real...
    nursingstudent4 nursingstudent4 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Despite my getting my job last year through friends of my father, the company I work for hasn't kept some of its crucial contracts. Everyone is downsizing in expenditures, so there...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    Filled out another application yesterday just to get another email today saying..."oh thank you for considering our company and although your education is impressive we have...
    VelvetNoir VelvetNoir 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I've been working at a job for 20 years that I never liked. The money and benefits are decent. I've been scared to leave the job because of the fear of not finding a job with the...
    rlb0468 rlb0468 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 26

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    www.myparttimework.com has got new job postings for those who need Part Time Jobs working from home without any investment and No DepositGet Payment WeeklyThe Fastest growing Part...
    ptrrajan ptrrajan 26-30 1 Response Apr 15

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    www.myparttimework.com has got new job postings for those who need Part Time Jobs working from home without any investment and No DepositGet Payment WeeklyThe Fastest growing Part...
    ptrrajan ptrrajan 26-30 Apr 15

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    www.myparttimework.com has got new job postings for those who need Part Time Jobs working from home without any investment and No DepositGet Payment WeeklyThe Fastest growing Part...
    ptrrajan ptrrajan 26-30 Apr 15

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    I just want a normal steady job like everyone else. Like everyone else, I want to wake up, get dress and go to work. It sounded really boring and routine to me when I was 15 but...
    greenelephant greenelephant 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    There are no two words in the English language more harmful than "good job". There’s a kind of numbness, a sameness, a lack of motivation in ‘good job’ culture. We’re...
    eva1998 eva1998 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I need job any job money job
    mansonwolf mansonwolf 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Did not get my promotion and even better, The person that did get the promotion I was supposed to get is literally so incompetent, that they are quadrupling my work load, simply b...
    booboofuck booboofuck 26-30 2 Responses Mar 31

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    Right now I am really stress about grade 12 and the navy... Because I average 50 - 65% in my core subjects where as with classes that are hand on such as construction tec and...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I wish dreaming was a professional job because I'd be a pro at it, I dream everyday and every night. That would probably be the only job that actually interests me because...
    CaptainShiromaru CaptainShiromaru 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    I have been unemployed for six month, i try to apply job so many times. Mostly, i am applying jobs 50 times in a month, and i get test and interview until 8 times. I get tired and...
    Gwin184 Gwin184 22-25 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Unfortunately, I let an opportunity slip. I got a job recently that seemed amazing for me at a Senior Living Center. The residents loved me and I was always good to my coworkers. I...
    BrokenWander BrokenWander 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I've been out for a month and a half. I got through feeling confused and heartbroken after the first break up with him. I was naive enough to think the second time would be any...
    merrywings merrywings 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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