I Don't Like My Job and Need to Change It

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 24 People

    I'M Lost

    When I was a little girl, I dreamed of being a writer. Of course growing up reality set in, and I opted for the next best thing - translating.I am now finishing up my bachelor's degree in translation, and I have found a job, full-time, with great salary, full advantages, and...
    oops309 oops309
    26-30, F
    May 7, 2013

    I Don't Have a Good Reason to Go to My Job Everyday!

    I started this job just over a month ago and have spent each moment while there wondering why I had settled for such a demeaning existence in a call centre. For those unfamiliar with such a job as I was before entering into this employment, it is a site where one sits in an open...
    thirteen31 thirteen31
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Feb 27, 2009

    And Quick!!!

    i wish now that i had never set eyes on the place.  i was so full of idealistic visions and desires to be of help to people with mental disabilities.  but it turned out that it was a crock of ****.  psychiatric rehabilitation, my ***!  then, you ask questions...
    trixi trixi
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 14, 2009

    Temporary Situation

    I manage a nationwide team of sales reps in a boiler room sales environment.  It's stressful enough, but managemnt constantly beats us down and moral here is really low.  We're rarely if ever praised, but always beat down when things aren't up to snuff.  I...
    IcarusFalling IcarusFalling
    31-35, M
    1 Response May 21, 2009

    I'm on the fence. Do you want to be a small

    frog in a big pond or a big frog in a small pond? For example, think of a software engineer at Google (not that they offered me any job). There are 20,000 other guys and girls like you, you work on your small part of a huge project, and you have to follow all the corporate...
    har70 har70
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jul 18, 2014

    I finally had enough of it .

    .. There are too many things to tolerate. First, there's my boss. In the year and a half in this company I literally talked to the guy no more than 20 times. Some say it's great that he doesn't bother me, but in my job (software) there are cases every day where I need to...
    har70 har70
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jul 8, 2014


    I have a bachelors degree in social work.  I wanted to get into this field because I wanted to do something that would help others.  I realized going into it that it didn't pay the best, but was unaware of how little it really did. I worked as a TSS right out of...
    bluufemme bluufemme
    Apr 14, 2009
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