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I Am Frustrated About My Job

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    So Am I "Dam"

    Here I have been in dentistry for about 11 years and have been working for this dentist for about 5 years, he has only given me two raises. And I recently ask for another one. It has been over 2 years since my last raise. I got my license RDA and did some research am I found out...
    cat1076 cat1076 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 16, 2008

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    How Did I Endup In This Mess?

    It starts to get in that point that I can´t take it anymore... I studied agroculture, and endid up with a job where my daily work includes only fixing farmers computerproblems. I have not, what so ever, any education or interest in computers. This all started as a sommerjob. I...
    Ylva Ylva 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 10, 2011

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    Today is supposed to be my last day of work at

    this job...I am seriously contemplating calling in sick (considering I have thrown up today). I just know they won't send me home!
    taytertot66 taytertot66 22-25, F Jun 29, 2014

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    I work as a temp for a big company.

    When I got started, they told me there was a chance that I could be hired on permanently. So, naturally, I started working harder, getting everything done, coming in early, etc. but yesterday I found out that I will not be hired permanently and my term is coming to an end soon...
    sb8990 sb8990 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2014

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    My Job Is Driving Me Crazy ...

    My job is driving me crazy and the worst of it is the people I work with. I'm not longer friends with someone that I've known for 7 years now because since we work together and saw each other pretty much everyday all we did at work was fight about one thing or another. To be...
    pepsi21addict pepsi21addict 18-21, F Jul 21, 2007

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    Now don't get me wrong,

    I love my job and most of the people there and I make good money. I started working there nearly 10 yrs ago with a 4 year gap in between, in which I went to another company doing the same type of work. So coming back here was awesome and the best move I've made with my current...
    XtremeBordelineChic XtremeBordelineChic 31-35, F Dec 4, 2013

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    This is the hells kitchen of American

    bureaucracy with passive aggressive employees with no communication skills ignorantly performing an undefined task. Despite the fact the program is failing because of conceptual flaws everyone points fingers and throws one another under the bus. They blame each other but we all...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F May 14

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    This Is Not For Me Greatful

    You know when you have the manager to talk about you that is bad. God uses me to make this lady some mad money. I work hard and I have excellent customer service. I do not get any complaints. I don't get recognized for anything. This one girl has been employee of the month for...
    iamchanging iamchanging 36-40, F Nov 8, 2010

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    BLAH!

    I don't hate my job so much, just the people I work with and the idiots that run the store. My deputy manager is a complete joke! I booked last Saturday off months ago, and he got pissed of about me having a day off...it's my holiday!!! Just because he would have to actually DO...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 30, 2007

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    This is the hells kitchen of American

    bureaucracy with passive aggressive employees with no communication skills ignorantly performing an undefined task. Despite the fact the program is failing because of conceptual flaws everyone points fingers and throws one another under the bus. They blame each other but we all...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F May 14

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    I feel like my "manager" is lying to me about

    making commission. See I work at a family owned gym and I make a regular paycheck doing front desk. But every time I sell a gym membership I am allowed to claim commission. Well... was allowed. I was getting commission until our summer sales started up and my previous manager...
    livelaughlove08642 livelaughlove08642 18-21, F Sep 23, 2014

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    I start sweating bullets

    when it's my turn to give a speech in a meeting. Mostly due to high self esteem that I don't want to be frustrated bu someone else who doesn't agree with me. I'm not a native English speaker so if I'm in a meeting with foreigners, It gets more serious. I'm extremly nervous...
    slickhs slickhs 36-40, M Mar 24, 2014

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    My job just sucks, it's not what it's cracked

    up to be, but it pays the bills, I'm so ready to leave !
    Allj93 Allj93 22-25, F Dec 14, 2014

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    I Have a Solution For Everyone

    I used to hate my job also. The commute, all the red-tape, brown nosing, rules, hours, etc etc. Now I have found the solution! Its a home managed business where you are your own boss! It great I go to work in my pjs or naked! I get up when I want and work when I want. It doen't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 28, 2008

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    Well, first of all having a job

    that doesn't involve me have ownership makes me frustrated. "Job" in general is something I don't exactly want....more on the need. Anyway, one of my coworkers just lost her husband from old age and health issues.she has been on medication and makes everyone feel frustrated at...
    Lovleyes Lovleyes 18-21, F Dec 16, 2014

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    Have To Do What I Have To Do

    First of all. I have been working very hard at this job. I go over and above. I am a team leader and a team player. I help everyone out. I even save the owner some money at the same time. I don't give her any problems. I do my work and I am very honest. I don't steal. Guests...
    iamchanging iamchanging 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 8, 2010

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    I am so sad, I would like to leave my job ,

    I feel that it has no future at all :)
    casey2715 casey2715 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 12, 2014

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    Poison Workplace

    I like my job, but not my workplace.  It seems to attract administrators and managers that are more interested in psychodrama and personal power than doing quality work.  The thing that keeps me going is the fact that I'm smart enough to leave and move on to something...
    coolcatdaddy coolcatdaddy 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 19, 2007

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    I haven't broken down on a job in awhile.

    I just might on these days leading up to one of the biggest deadlines in my career. I was pushed to do this. I have no assistance. Nobody fuking cares about my project. So I'm alone. People say they will help but all they do is create more issues for me to resolve. So in the end...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F Mar 16

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    So, I suppose it isn't my job

    that frustrates me. It the conditions I have to work in. I work on a mobile trailer for MRI's. I am a tech assistant. So, it is just the tech and I working in this little space for 12 hours straight. We flirt a lot and it is just so hard to concentrate when he is making me all...
    lovinglife86 lovinglife86 26-30, F Mar 25, 2014

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    My Job

    I like my job its a couple of people that i work with She the one is a nurse and had our staff table taken away. We heard that we were talking to much to another person. So why didnt she tell us that instead of taking the table away. It feelslike im back in school we have to eat...
    annie1953 annie1953 56-60, F Oct 2, 2011

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    I Want To Love My Career Or Make More Money!

    I have been feeling frustrated for years now not knowing what career I want. I have a bachelors and have been in sales for like 5 yrs now. I hate sales- the rejection, etc. I really want to do something like physical therapy assinting or something I can use my people skills...
    hollyb70 hollyb70 26-30, F Jan 20, 2011

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    So Much Responsiblty And Very Little Pay.

    I have a very specialized position at my company and no else wants to do my job.  I track and manage projects financially and making sure they finish on time.  All the managers and directors above me think that they can just push things off on me without increasing my pay.  I...
    NewLife84 NewLife84 31-35, F 1 Response May 2, 2011

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    I work in healthcare.

    My hospital is very patient-oriented and was an awesome place to work until I had some health issues. Their absence policy is obscenely strict. I used up all my FMLA leave last year due to two emergency surgeries about five months apart. Complications from the last surgery...
    Krez Krez 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2014

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    I remember when 12 hour work days meant rolling

    in at 9-10 AM, taking like an hour lunch and an hour dinner break, having the vendors take us to Balthazar and Mercer Kitchen, or eating at Dos Caminos like once a week with company money, playing music whenever I wanted, secretly taking a nap in the basement maybe once or twice...
    Asleep72 Asleep72 26-30, F Jan 20

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    Calling It Quits....

    /Rant Begin I have been the IT Supervisor now for six years and August will be my last month. I have been through five bosses and five plant managers and the administration at this place keeps changing. With each new boss comes new demands and even more stress and no additional...
    n1pd n1pd 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 23, 2010

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    McDonald's

    It is just too tough sometimes.. I don't like going to work, expecially if it is a long shift. It is just so busy and they always put me on cleaning. I am begining to think that they do this because I can't do anything else right, so they give me the easiest jobs. Easy, yet...
    SavedByGrace14 SavedByGrace14 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 20, 2007

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    I have come out of my country looking

    for a job and fortunately i got one after arond 4 days. Presently Iam working in this Company from last 1.7 years. I have been selected as Project Engineer and salary was decided to be 400 RO. after some 2 months my boss has turned compeltly against me. i was new in country and...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    I'm tired of being in this restaurant from open

    to close, compensating for weak servers then getting yelled at when they don't do their jobs correctly. Can you say stress???
    ChizzyVanGogh ChizzyVanGogh 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 8, 2014

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    i want to quit my job.

    i am not happy anymore but i am worried that it might take too long to get a job again. feels like i am just giving myself a hard time staying here. i pretended to be ok in front of everyone i lied to my family that im satisfied and happy with the job.
    karly21 karly21 22-25, F Apr 8, 2014

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    I've been frustrated

    for the past year or so at my job have been there about 3 years I finally shadowed someone at a new job related field today and the work was way more interesting and I met some new people my thing is I feel embarrassed a bit as some people are 10 years younger w more...
    Harrence112 Harrence112 36-40, M May 21, 2014

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    Aaargh!

    I've been working at a bowling alley now for over a year.  The money sucks, hours suck, and the work is mindless labor.  I really enjoy the people around me and learning more about bowling.  Recently, I was offered a position to work in the back with the pinsetters.  'Hey...
    carfreaksg carfreaksg 26-30, M 4 Responses Mar 16, 2011

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    "was"

    I joined this group to see if there were people who were frustrated about their job. I can relate to this as this is how I used to be. I've got the perfect answer - work for yourself. I know it's easy to say as I thought I'd never do it myself. That was until a massive earthquake...
    cndrewdrvr8 cndrewdrvr8 46-50, M Jun 19, 2011

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    I Was Looking For Something Better Than This ...

    Several years ago the company I was working for was bought by another company, the acquiring company decided to start laying people off. No problem for me, I had been there a while and was able to get a nice severance package. I decided to take some time to go through a 4 month...
    Morgause Morgause 41-45, F Mar 4, 2011

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    kacakman kacakman 31-35, M Feb 28, 2014

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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 interested in making the company do better so in a way it sabotages my work.The thing is to earn more money we need to have results.But...
    lady2089 lady2089 22-25, F Mar 28

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    I Wanna Quit

    DEAR ALL, I AM PROBABLY THE MOST FRUSTRATED PROGRAMMER OF ALL TIME. I HAVE BEEN WORKING ON A CERTAIN SCRIPT FOR THE PAST THREE DAYS WITH ABSOLUTELY NO SUCCESS. STRESSING MY SELF OUT TO WASTE. WHILE AM PULLING MY HAIR OUT, ALL MY OUT GOING BOSS DOES IS BROWSE THE INTERNET...
    coder coder 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 20, 2007

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    so today my Walmart closed in Pico Rivera I

    only found out because I was scheduled that shift...,,
    amariebonitaa amariebonitaa 18-21, F Apr 13

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    Confused

    I've recently become a hospitality major, but I'm extremely shy! I have no clue how I can be a manager...but I just love the field soo much. I don't know what to major in anymore...
    SundancexRendevous SundancexRendevous 18-21, F Aug 9, 2013

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    I have 24 more days of work

    before summer break. I won't be coming back next school year to teach again and I am so counting down. It's been a tough year with tough students. I can't wait for summer!!
    purplemusicprincess purplemusicprincess 31-35, F May 1, 2014

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    So this year, my friend asked me to get her a

    job at the restaurant that I am currently employed at. Being the good friend I am, I talked to me boss about the open spot we had and since he had known me for a while he was happy to hire my friend. I had already gotten one of my other friends a job with me and my boss was very...
    SecondStars SecondStars 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2014

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    I Found A Career To Love

    I use to hate my job but now I love my work! I swear I talked about doing something for years and one day I just finally did. I was waiting for something to fall in my lap which would keep me waiting even after death with that not being a true reality..lol. I think having a goal...
    worknmommy worknmommy 31-35 Mar 18, 2011

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    I don't like what I do anymore.

    I'm not cut out for it. I thought I would love it and that it would make me happy but I was wrong. That's OK though because I know what I am really meant to do.
    JustDevy JustDevy 18-21, F Jan 31

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    Self Employed

    after reading rich dad and poor dad, I started thinking about how we're all bought into the group thinking on how we should all do and live the same way. So starting my own business was something that I wanted, and I started helping people with legal services and also help others...
    bmabala bmabala 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 8, 2010

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