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I Am Frustrated About My Job

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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

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    kacakman kacakman 26-30, M Feb 28

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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

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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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Oct 20, 2007

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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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    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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    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...
    newlife29 newlife29 26-30, F 1 Response May 2, 2011

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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 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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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 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 2

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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 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 21-25, M 2 Responses Sep 20, 2007

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    First week with first job made me exhausted.

    I feel nervous that i would never make it. Im scared if i disappoint them
    spongechannie spongechannie 22-25, F Jun 28

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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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    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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    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

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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 21-25, F Jul 21, 2007

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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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    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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    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 18-21, F Apr 8

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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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    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

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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 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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    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 31-35, M Mar 24

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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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    Hallooo Ep

    So Am guessing ExperienceProject is actually pwetty good, apart from nobody putting their real pictures on their profiles, something that I am not sure why..hahah!!.... Hows everybody..?.....
    bmabala bmabala 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 8, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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 31-35, M May 21

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    I have been working for 10 years now. I know its not massive in terms of other people, however I just dont want to work anymore. I have volunteered my skills in other areas, but I...
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    Sooo last night I met two lesbians who broke up in my car. Then they made up n broke up two more times otw to their destination. Then they proceeded to make out in my car. At that...
    peace82 peace82 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    It sucks when you see people around you get a better job offer than you which you might thought why am I doing something that I was not really interested. We always have choices...
    Steve2186 Steve2186 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    I have worked for a year, and a half at a local grocery store as cashier. The customers are super nice, and I'm very good at my job. My only problem is that I'm working with 5...
    UnknownMartin UnknownMartin 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Why am I so frustrated?!? All I want is for my friends to feel like they can talk to me. I don't even care about me anymore! I just want them to feel safe around me. What am I...
    ThatOneShipper ThatOneShipper 13-15, F Jul 13

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    I get frustrated all the time because I can't get alone time and everyone I know jumps to conclusions about my life.
    augustblue augustblue 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I'm so frustrated right now, i can't even explain. Story cut short, someone promised me a ride this morning. we talked about it THIS MORNING. A few hours later i'm already late for...
    lizamorrie lizamorrie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    I love this site! I knew in theory that there were people with my problem, but had never met any of them. Like others here, I don't know what is wrong with me. I do my best, but...
    chazman48 chazman48 46-50, M Jul 12

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    No. Frustrated is where you can't achieve your goal. What do you call it when anything you try and do is met with constant reflections on your performance? Constant dead ends to...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    Okay, I'm normally a really easy going person but over the past couple of months I've been extremely stressed out. I recently went on this vacation and I was hoping to come back...
    Susumu999 Susumu999 22-25, F Jul 9

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    I am frustrated! I hate being where i really am. It's just..this place can't accept homosexuals. It's hard for me to find girlfriends as long as i still live here. It's frustrating...
    lauracassie92 lauracassie92 22-25, F Jul 10

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    UGHHHH IM SO FRUSTRATED!!! I WISH I WERE AT FREAKING DISNEYLAND NOW!!!!! WHY ARENT I AT DISNEYLAND NOW!!! I FEEL LIKE THAT WOULD MAKE MY LIFE SO MUCH BETTER!!!!!!!!
    st3ph3rzz st3ph3rzz 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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      Lmao Frustrateds one word. Amused never. 19 hours a day. Minus ninety minutes of rescued. Or five more hours of sleep a week.
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 16

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    I did not know where to put this so I put it here.I am too strong to be frustrated but sometimes when people close to us do not understand that there is more to life than our small...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have recently moved away from home to the UK. I am 24 years old, always lived at home with my parents. I moved because there is no jobs in my home country and currently live with...
    23lost14 23lost14 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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