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    Holy ****. After getting home at 1:00 AM last

    night after a flight and a trip from the airport on New Years Eve, I rushed to work this morning to be here by 8:00 AM because that's what had been on the schedule all week. I nervously pulled into the parking lot and was distraught at the sight of the store... Dark, with no one...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 1

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    I've had the WORSE bosses

    since I moved to Florida 5 years ago. recently took what I thought was going to be a really cool job, boss seemed nice, nope, he's the worse yet. verbally and mentally abusive and extremely paranoid.
    beautifulseoul beautifulseoul 31-35, F Dec 30, 2015

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    Today sucked. I was not on the ball

    and **** got away from me. I was just a step out of sync with reality all day. Thank God I have 2 days off. I need em.
    omgwut omgwut 41-45, M Jan 18

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    My job is just unbelievable.

    I'll try to sum it up by telling you about the folks I work with: First, there is this supermodel wanna-be chick. Yeah, okay, she is pretty hot, but damn is she completely useless. The girl is constantly fixing her hair or putting on makeup. She is extremely self-centered and...
    StarFox11 StarFox11 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 3, 2014

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    Here we are again (I know).

    .. I can't even begin to describe the shittiness of today. Something has to change. I am exhausted and I have to go back tomorrow. I wouldn't mind the labor so much if I wasn't constantly treated inhuman. I am not a robot. I have feelings and my body hurts. A human should not...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    To say I hate my job is a vast understatement.

    This place is absolutely horrible. Worst Machine shop I have ever worked at. Filthy and dingy and dim lit. Machines are ancient and don't work well. The people are the worst I have ever worked for. Constantly whine about things they themselves do. They are all always grumpy...
    Broken31 Broken31 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Over worked and under paid.

    The story of my life!! Anyone else feel that way!
    Katey2011 Katey2011 36-40, F 7 Responses May 20, 2015

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    My boss is a slob, a pervert,

    a hoarder and a racist. I work at small Screen Printing shop and it's just the two of us. Half of the shop is filled with his own personal stuff and it's so unprofessional. If I have to listen to another ignorant rant of his, clean up after him, or take time off because he...
    Tourettez Tourettez 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 9, 2015

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    I don't hate it but i am bored.

    I don't feel i am progressing. I m writing to remind myself to always remember i am getting paid to finish these tasks, so be smart, focused and professional!!!
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    working as a cook at ihop was the worst job I

    ever had. the other cooks leave without stocking product the servers are rude as well. the company is so cheap they don't allow more than one cook during the slow shift but when I get hit by a bunch of tickets when we get a rush I get yelled at for taking to long. today I walked...
    abe15 abe15 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 16, 2015

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    Applied online all day today.

    Hoping to hear something in the new year!
    Katey2011 Katey2011 36-40, F 5 Responses Dec 27, 2015

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    I used to like working in retail (as much

    as you can like it) and when I first started my job working for the retailer, it was actually pretty fun. It was busy most of the time because we had big sales going on, causing them to need more employees and risk a chance hiring someone who has no prior work experience (aka...
    MaryCriesBloodXx MaryCriesBloodXx 18-21 1 Response Jan 11

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    So here's what I deal with.

    I have worked in a call center for 2 years. I bust my tail at work every day, and my stats are consistently the highest on my team. I just got the lowest raise on my team though, due to some BS reason that they are evaluating us on different performance levels. I am so sick of...
    Nikki351 Nikki351 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 10, 2014

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    I have just started working about 3 weeks ago,

    the workload is alright but I can't bear to be around my boss another day. He is one of the most patronizing people I've ever met, and he seems to enjoy yelling at me at every chance he gets. And don't even get me started on the micro managing and the passive aggressiveness. I...
    notyofish notyofish 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Best day ever. My position was cut

    because hours for the store have shrunk tremendously. I'M FREEEEEEEE
    metagross metagross 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    You know it's time to quit your job

    when you have to literally drag yourself out of bed in the morning just to show up for work because you have to. But once you're in the office, you can't wait to go home and be done with the week. :(
    sexyinglasses sexyinglasses 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 19, 2015

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    I've learned to like aspects of my job.

    I love a successful day of sales, some of the people around me I get along well with, now, and there are definitely days I feel good about what I've done. But the management side of it... There's so much pressure. Even getting an email to say how well were doing since I came on...
    omgwut omgwut 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2015

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    Despise Being A CNA!!!!! And An UPDATE

    Hate. Loathe. Revile.There aren't words in any language that describe how I feel. All I can say is THANK GOD for this website or else there would have been a rising body count a long time ago! I consider myself a patient person, I try to get along with people. I'm not perfect and...
    TheTwilightQueen TheTwilightQueen 26-30, F 51 Responses Jun 7, 2011

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    The Customer Is Not Always Right!

    Retail should not be the living Hell that is. I'm not an unintelligent woman. Regardless of what our society may believe. It is true that if I had it to do over. Yes..I would have continued my education. Per sued other avenues. That being said..I want to say this. The people that...
    picthis picthis 41-45, F 12 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    so.... maybe it's because I hate my job

    so much now.... a little background. I am good at what I do. with my current employer, my skills and knowledge were considered important and my ability to do my job was respected. I was trusted to analyze 6-figure bills without oversight because I'm GOOD AT THIS. with my...
    Llyz Llyz 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 1, 2015

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    Having to miss my family Christmas

    for work... I'm 17 I should be able to spend time with my family.
    arose1698 arose1698 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2015

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    Time To Move On.

    My work is frustrating.The work place is negative.I come to work happy and leave work angry and exhausted.People back stab each other like it's going in style.We lost our manager because of a forced transfer and our new manager is one of the most negative people you'll ever meet...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    **** my stupid manager

    that is in a bad mood all the time! **** the stupid chef that glares at me every five seconds! **** the jaded little brats that laugh at me behind my back! **** the dumb **** that lectures me for twenty minutes when I make the tiniest mistake then assumes I'm going to do the...
    Starkweather80 Starkweather80 31-35, M 7 Responses Oct 15, 2014

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    I hate it so much I want to scream,

    cry, and it just ******* quit. but I can't. I HAVE to have my paycheck. so, instead. I won't eat and will cut and until my job search is successful, nothing will change and my mental health will continue to decline and my husband will worry and I will ..... I will just have to...
    Llyz Llyz 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 28, 2015

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    I literally ******* hate my job with a *******

    passion. I hate going to an office and sitting in front of a ******* computer all ******* day. I hate having to be on the phones all day and talking to ******* idiots and wasting my time when I could be out in the world like a normal person. I hate waking up early. hate that I...
    dancerella21 dancerella21 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 6

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    I've been away for a few weeks.

    Just makes me realize how much I don't like it here. Back on the job hunt tonight!
    Katey2011 Katey2011 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    I hate working. I don't want a job

    and I don't want to work for someone else. You work so that you can make money and take care of yourself or your family, but that soesn't interest me one bit. I could care less about having money and contributing to a society that's already falling apart. I hate that the only...
    EatMyWaffleTaco EatMyWaffleTaco 18-21, M 6 Responses Apr 13, 2015

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    So I'm not going in today.

    I spent all night waking up every hour or so with anxiety about going. So I quit.
    CLKM CLKM 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 8, 2014

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    I really don't like to complain.

    The more I complain the worse my problem seems to get. But right now I ******* hate my job. My boss is an *******. His boss is an *******. Work is slow so I'm bored and if I make a mistake god forbid! I'm new in this industry. I'm new at this job. Making a mistake is common. Don...
    AJdee AJdee 22-25, F Jun 12, 2014

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    I just got a new job (temporary till the

    summer), and i hate it! It is fine if you like doing nothing but I can't stand that. I'm jut an admin with 3 other admins in an accounting company and i have no work what so ever. The others seem to have work & have a clique going on and i just don't fit in. I fit in with the...
    IX00I IX00I 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Still trying to find my place in this world.

    I'd like to be one of those people that has a job where it feels like it's not work.
    HaloHeldUpByHorns HaloHeldUpByHorns 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 15, 2015

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    I Dislike Being Not Appreciated At All

    I do not hate my job per se.. I hate the fact that there is no structure to my organization and that I am made responsible for duties that were never explicitly or implicitly assigned.. Seems like I am the only one who works at my job.. everyone comes there sits around and...
    cleopatra2007 cleopatra2007 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 4, 2007

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    I hate the people I work with.

    As a freelancer I ve worked with many many people in different companies and guess what? They are all the same: selfish powerseeking ********!
    Heartbroken4ev3r Heartbroken4ev3r 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 26, 2014

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    This morning I told my boss

    that I got stuck, and I'd let him know when I got out. Which is true. I just failed to mention that my car is stuck in my driveway, and that I'll get it out after breakfast and maybe lounging around the house for an hour ;)
    disastercupcake disastercupcake 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 13

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    Another day at work. Another day in corporate

    america. Yuck. I'm doing it for the money. I'm only 21 and I am starting to think I don't have enough fun. I've been raised all my life to believe that working hard will allow me to play harder in the future but I'm confused now. If it weren't for my boyfriend, I wouldn't have a...
    peacesoullove peacesoullove 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 7, 2015

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    Hey all! Sorry I haven't been on very much

    lately, my summer job has been keeping me super busy so I never have much time to hang out here on EP :< I am still actively gaining though, and I'll do my best to try to post a few update pics hopefully soon ^_^
    BellsBelly BellsBelly 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 22, 2014

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    if this is to be my last day.

    ... make it a good one
    debonaireash debonaireash 18-21, M Dec 18, 2015

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    The company I work for is slowly dying,

    and it's depressing to be here and watch. It's a small company, but at one point it had great potential for growth. Then they lost two big clients, had to lay a bunch of people off, and made some bad investments. Now it's deeply in debt and running on an absolute minimal...
    chronicmisfit chronicmisfit 41-45, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    State Government Is Sucking The Life Out Of Me

    After my private industry job picked up and moved to Southeast Asia without me and left me in an uncertain and even frightening brush with unemployment, I decided to look into government work as a means by which to ensure the experience would not be repeated.  I...
    RedRover RedRover 36-40, F 25 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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    August 19, 2008 I was hired at the worst place

    to work in my life. It was a can factory. 12 hour shifts and no opportunity for promotion or going back to college. I've left that place in March of 2009! Thank goodness that I'm gone from that place. I've posted here in retrospect but if I was still employed there I...
    Floridabound2016 Floridabound2016 41-45, M Jan 2

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand

    Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing 
through newsgroups just like you are now and came across an article similar to this that 
said you could make thousands of dollars within weeks with only an initial...
    Wtfwhyiseverythingtaken Wtfwhyiseverythingtaken 26-30, F Jan 10

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    Have you ever hated your job

    so much you feel like giving up every day... You despise every aspect of it right down to everyone you work with and feel your wasting your life? Although I make good money I can't stand my job and I've decided I want a change. Starting with going back to school... This year I...
    Benassi Benassi 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 11

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    My job is so boring and it's not a real career.

    I am almost 30 years old and I still don't have a real career to speak of. I've hated every job I've ever had and feel as though I'm wasting my best hours working for the man. I suck at my job, I am a fraud and I can't motivate myself to do better. In this economy forget about...
    ash000056 ash000056 22-25 3 Responses Jan 12

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    Currently, I'm kinda working by helping my dad

    who's a dentist. I'm working with him as his dental assistant. And well, like I'm on a break from college and I'm studying to be a dentist too, it kinda helps me know and learn more about my career... But! I've realized that working with my dad hasn't been so easy. He's so bossy...
    LittleUnicorn LittleUnicorn 18-21 3 Responses Dec 21, 2015

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    I Dread Going In Everyday..

    Yes, it pays well but so does the misery. It's a thankless job where people would rather point out your mistakes than praise you for doing a job well done. My manager pulled me aside one day and told me she thought I was doing a good job but she said that she couldn't say it in...
    NaNeenah NaNeenah 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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