I Am Frustrated About My Job

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 366 People

    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, 2015

    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
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Sep 20, 2007

    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

    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

    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

    I love my career a great deal.

    But it's not perfect because so many people there are either uptight, stressed, angry or too serious and project their problems/feelings onto others. It makes me want to quit by the end of the day. Wish I had a solution that doesn't involve me leaving.
    Emojinoid Emojinoid
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 7, 2015

    I support 5000 people in a large company,

    alone (usually), and make only half what the company pays for me to do their I.T. work. Because of this, resolution of issues is low to go the extra mile to keep people happy, but then people are unhappy because it takes sometimes up to a WEEK to fix something due to an...
    DarkParade83 DarkParade83
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 9, 2015

    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, 2015

    I seem to never do my best even

    after trying so hard
    Brenda30 Brenda30
    26-30
    Sep 22, 2015

    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

    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, 2015

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Please help, I need advice.

    I started working for front desk at a hotel in December and I was earning 10.25 by day & 11.75 when I worked graveyard shift (although I couldn't take it anymore) I transferred to another location (same brand hotel but different company owned) only because they were paying 11.00...
    mojorisinn mojorisinn
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 24

    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

    The trivial details of my appearance are

    casting a negative light on me at work. Its not like Im trying to disobey my bosses orders but appearance has never equalled work ethic to me so its something I dont really think twice about; I slip up. Still, it may not be important to me but it is important to my boss and our...
    MeGaMatt88 MeGaMatt88
    26-30, M
    Sep 29, 2015

    Sometimes it is so hard

    for someone with a small voice to be heard. :(
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 9, 2015

    I'm in a committee at work

    and there's an offer for a Co-coordinator inside our commitee and so the lady reached back to me and gave me details. the only thing that is stopping me is my leader... she's not very supportive, every time I meet with her I feel discouragement... she's really nice, and I'm...
    fabmara fabmara
    26-30, F
    Jul 30, 2015

    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
    26-30, F
    Mar 28, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 2, 2011

    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
    22-25, F
    Dec 16, 2014

    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, 2015

    I am a direct support provider in a group home.

    what really sucks is the low pay and the supervisor not doing her job me and my co-workers are trying to gather evidence against the house supervisor we think she is using the house funds for her personal house. she also barely ever is here when any of us are she will pop in for...
    Rich112986 Rich112986
    22-25, M
    Sep 9, 2015

    I found out one of my favorite people at work

    is leaving. While I'm happy for him and his family, I can't help but be a little selfish and think, "What am I going to be stuck with now?" He's pursuing his dreams and becoming his own boss and that's incredible! I just... Ugh. He was so diligent about his work, very firm with...
    QuaintCynicalExistence QuaintCynicalExistence
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 8

    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, 2015

    "Don't tell me what I can't do" John Locke -

    Lost I am working in a company that is not very forward thinking. I get told we can't do something (even though other companies have been doing it for the past 10 years). They tell me things will take two weeks when I show them it takes two days. I have proven time and time...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Mar 3

    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

    So my company was acquired in July 1st it was

    such a big surprise, I only needed 20 days for my 1 year anniversary with the company .I lost all my Vacation time .My husband and I were planing on going to the beach now we are reconsidering. I am a corporate buyer for the corporate office my position is basically filled...
    jcat09 jcat09
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 19, 2015

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    Jul 21, 2007

    I don't trust any of my work colleagues.

    It's like a verse from that song "they smile in your face,the backstabbers" You have to watch what you say & do. Any flaw it goes straight to management. So far I only had a grilling from my boss - Once. Seen others who had it really really bad. Its seems to me this group of...
    snk7 snk7
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jul 20, 2015

    Four months in investment banking .

    .. Feeling absolutely no sense of satisfaction. No matter how much effort I have put in, there will still be something or someone that make the job difficult. In my case, it's often the lawyers who won't stop making stupid mistakes. I have only two eyes, how m I supposed to look...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 6, 2015

    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

    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

    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.
    VirgoBeauty VirgoBeauty
    18-21, F
    Jan 31, 2015

    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

    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

    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
    1 Response Dec 12, 2014

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