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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 know alot of people say that

    but I honestly loathe my job. I work for a very popular (US) store and it's the worse job. It's not just the customers. .. its the company it's self. It's just horrible. I have been off for the last few weeks and I am greatly considering not coming back. I am so much happier and...
    maggiemae89 maggiemae89 26-30, F 7 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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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'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 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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    Did I Waste 4 Years In College And $30,000 To Get A Receptionist Job?

    I didn't start college until I was 25. My parents had a good income but they blew it all on garbage, so I didn't qualify for many grants, but they didn't help me out so I had to wait until their income no longer counted against me when it came to loans and grants. I worked all...
    classydame classydame 31-35 33 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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    i hate leaving work in tears.

    i dont know if i need less stress, better hours or to just get a grip. back again for another long overnight tonight. home to see my family too upset and tired for the few moments to be any kind of quality before going to sleep only to get up and do this all over again. under...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 7, 2015

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Walmart. Enough said.

    People need better things to do besides harass Walmart employees....
    stephane28 stephane28 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2015

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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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    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 6 days ago

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    l return to work tomorrow aftera break.

    Due to some pending issues it is hard to switch jobs right now. l work in a toxic place with incompetent leadership, someone tell me how you cope? l am so down about the situation sleeping will be a problem and l am dreading the Alarm Clock already. Should l just see a...
    guestgama guestgama 36-40 2 Responses Jan 4

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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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    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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    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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    Another day in paradise.

    My coworker called in five minutes before he was supposed to be here and said he would be an hour late because he "didn't feel like walking" in the snow. ************. I can't tell you how many times I've stayed late, came in early, came in on my day off just so I didn't leave...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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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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    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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    Need advice.. A couple weeks ago I applied

    for a manager position. I was told that no matter what, I would be getting a higher position and pay raise. They created two new manager positions for me to choose from (customer service manager or manager over packing and distribution). I have to decide this week which one to...
    Moweb95 Moweb95 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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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 Feb 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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    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.... 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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    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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    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 miss waking up in the morning

    and not dreading my job. All my other jobs I had I never actually hated. I just hated waking up early LOL. I made such a mistake moving here except that I met the woman of my dreams even if I was total idiot and ruined it. I never used to dread the work week on Sunday and bow I...
    Broken31 Broken31 31-35, M 2 hrs ago

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    i hate my job. if i take one day off,

    I pay for it twofold when i get back. i realized i took NO days off last year because i was afraid that my workload would worsen. (i know from experience) but I'm tired of it already. i can use a vacation and i WILL take my vacation and I'm prepared to give less of a **** when i...
    jadedscarlet jadedscarlet 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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 finally got an interview with a place I

    wouldn't mind working at. My school hours might be a slight problem, but I hope all goes well...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 22-25, F Jan 13

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    Finally quited the job

    that i hated, time to take a break before starting a new job :)
    Noviea Noviea 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 11

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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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    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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    It's actually a good job.

    Software consultant. It pays very well. I work from home 3 days a week. But, I can't seem to keep my head in a place of gratitude. When I married my ex wife and had a son on the way, I chose this career because it was relatively lucrative. I worked my *** off for my family...
    DefineItFromNow DefineItFromNow 41-45, M 5 Responses Jan 29

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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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    you know you hate your job when

    as soon as you clock in you start counting down the hours until you leave
    gabbithagreat gabbithagreat 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2015

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    So, I'm so frustrated with my job,

    is the worst job ever, it affects me phychologically and physically. I work at a call center. I live in a third world country, so, it's cheap for american companies to put call centers there so someone makes the dirty job for half the price, and from our perspective, what we...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 29, 2015

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