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I Hate My Job

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    Nursing Assistants

    Ok I had to change my pic just so I could write this. I am a nursing assistant. It is a horrible job, people get away with so much abuse. No I do not mean those poor innocent old people or mentally retarded ones. No the aides. We get cursed, told to go back to our country, kicked...
    EmpressLya EmpressLya 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 10, 2012

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    Cant stand people any longer.

    I work in a fast food restaurant. Is it hard to know what you want before getting to the speaker. Or at least not take five minutes to order while i fit my boss yelling at me cause you are taking the time up. I don't get how some people are even smart enough to drive let alone...
    Norealidentity Norealidentity 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    One more day until the weekend at God forsaking

    job. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ŒโœŠ๐Ÿ™โ˜บ๏ธ
    MrsALP MrsALP 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    They've been cutting hours at my job lately.

    Well they just cut them even more. There's a new girl whose only been there three months. We'll call her K. K doesn't do much of anything, she sits around on the clock and won't mop the floor. But suddenly my head boss wants to give K the same amount of hours as us. This girl...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21 Aug 22

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    I have been with this company

    for 2.5 years and tonight I decided I'm quitting. Feeling happy!
    wise22 wise22 22-25, M Apr 13

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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 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 10

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    Work In A Call Center

    i hate my job i don't mind the customers and pay is decent but the way my boss treats me is like i am some stupid child sometimes..I may not do everything right all the time or know much about computers but i am not stupid.If i am doing something wrong explain to me how to do...
    nyx39 nyx39 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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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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    Just put in my application

    for a job I've been trying to get for a year. I actually gave myself hope for about an hour. I know I'm not getting it.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    I Hate My Career, But Shouldn't

    I believe I chose the wrong career. I am a graphic designer. I somehow got myself into this career and day by day, year by year I am becoming more entrenched in it and I hate it. Ever since I was a little kid, I have loved to write and draw. When I got to be a teenager I wanted...
    cmlogsdon cmlogsdon 31-35 19 Responses Jun 27, 2011

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    Draining my soul weekly,

    daily, currently looking for better jobs. Since I can't drive (only permit, no car or license) I'm trying to get one. I feel like a cat in a cage, in a dark room. I'm in a call center, customer service, catalog orders. Hate every minute of it. At the rate this place is going...
    meleternal meleternal 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Everything in my job is on a need to know basis.

    That basically means that they wait for you to mess something up before they tell you how to do it right. Any changes to the every day routine are only run by a few people for some reason. I've messed things up a lot before because no one told me that something was changed in...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21 1 Response Jul 17

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    I cried at work yesterday

    because I got into a fight with my coworker who is also a friend. She did not understand why I was hurt over a situation. I had already been feeling isolated and depressed because I am separated from the rest of my coworkers, but now it is worse. My friend no longer wants to be...
    waywardmuffin waywardmuffin 36-40, F Aug 22

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    I really don't wanna go to work.

    My bosses are so incredibly mean, and I just can't handle that. I shouldn't let them affect me in so many ways, but I can't let it go. The minute they are around I get so nervous because I know they are judging me which causes everything to go wrong which makes everything worse...
    sproetje sproetje 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I don't want to go to work,

    the coworkers are rude and judgmental. I just want my friends to come over and have some beers.
    alexiaaaxx alexiaaaxx 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    When I moved I transferred with my company.

    Back home I loved my job. The guys were like family to me. Now I struggle getting up in the morning and going. I don't talk to anyone I just go in do my work then go home. This is more just a vent because I have applied for other jobs been offered a couple but financially...
    SheWasJaded SheWasJaded 26-30, F 5 Responses May 27

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    Man i hate my job. It wasn't always like that

    but since i got this new manager, i can't stand it. Was looked over for a position I rightful deserved and now my manager is trying to turn everyone against me in my department. But doesn't tell me nothing to my face, goes through her chain to tell me something. Does he not like...
    dom8869 dom8869 22-25, M Aug 26

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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 andย 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...
    catboydale catboydale 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    I'm incredibly deflated about my job

    and it's impacting my self confidence. Though I have previously held positions that were very challenging and I had many responsibilities, I am now in a job that doesn't challenge me at all. To make matters worse it's very different culture (head office in a non english...
    weslake77 weslake77 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I cried at work today,

    but not really. Well I was trying really hard to not let any tears escape. I'm an expeditor at a restaurant but for some reason I have so many roles to fulfill. I take out food to the customers, clean tables, sweep the floors, restock things for the customers usage, manage the...
    nekafo nekafo 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 2

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Every Single Thing About It

    I am embarrassed by what I do - when people ask me I lie. I hate the company I work for - there is nothing about it that I respect. I work my arse off to make money for the investors in the company and there is no return to society by them. I will leave as soon as i can find...
    DumbLondoner DumbLondoner 51-55, M 4 Responses Mar 21, 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 23 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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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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    Everyone has been wanting me to get a job

    but I've been telling EVERYONE that I cant get a job because I have no way to get there. Now since I got a job and when I have to go to work and ask someone to drive me to work everyone acts like it's a big deal. I have to go down the list of everyone to see who can take me to...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I Hate Office Jobs!!!

    I am really glad I do work at an office job. This has opened my eyes as to what type of job I DON'T want, and it's working in an office and sitting inside a cubicle. I don't know about you but, I am so tired of sitting up in a cubicle, pretending to work when I finish my work...
    Japanesesakura Japanesesakura 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 12, 2011

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    My bosses are idiots

    who don't know what they're doing. Our patients are ridiculous. Can't stand it.
    nichollrb nichollrb 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    lornaxox lornaxox 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    I Hate My Work Place!!!!!

    So I had a vent session of hating my job, but I got the promotion I was looking for, a decent raise in my salary and travel.  Who's complaining now, not me, I love my job!! 
    lost12345 lost12345 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 7, 2009

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    Hate it. Hate it. Hate it.

    With a burning passion. Cashiering ******* sucks. I'm done with it, I can't do it anymore. It's horrible. It wasn't so bad when I was only working part time, so I only had to do it for 4-5 hours a few days a week. Now I'm full time working 7-9 hours a day 4-5 days a week and I...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Sometimes I wish I can walk out

    and not come back ever. But I can't.
    alexiadahl alexiadahl 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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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 2 Responses Mar 26

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    Incompetent people become leaders

    because they love the limelight. I'm packing up and moving to Antarctica. I'll freeze to death, but at least I'll be a free man.
    CayucosBeach CayucosBeach 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 8

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    Being In Car Sales Is Destroying Me.

    I was hired at a car dealership to do administrative work. Long story short, after about a month, I went from being the admin assistant for the internet dept to being an appointment coordinator. "Appointment coordinator" is bullshit speak for "telemarketer." My boss insists we...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2012

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    New goal today. No longer hate my job

    because I m in the process of learning to attain something higher. I won't stay here for life so I must learn more, learn enough before I decide to leave for something better. Thank you my friends who give advice, and who fight together in similar situation.
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F Jun 12

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    Fanzoe Fanzoe 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I hate my job with a passion.

    I work at a daycare in a classroom with bad *** 2 year olds. I quit over 2 years ago and came back bc I couldn't find another job in CNA field. At the time my boss was the only one offering me job so I had to take it. Nobody understands how bad I hate. It makes me hate kids all...
    MrsALP MrsALP 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Okay I am officially 1000% done with my job.

    I hate working 12 hours days, my coworker is a raging ***** that loves to lie to the boss who immediately believes her. Even when I think I'm having a great day it ends up being total ****. I am actively looking for another job right now and desperately hoping to find another...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    **** this job! Security is the most boring job

    ever! I wish i could be paid to train for my fights and write my book that would be the dream!
    PabLopez PabLopez 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 18

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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 1 Response Jun 12

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    I think my boss is spying on us through a

    microphone. She knows exactly what we say, word for word even when she's not there. I think this is illegal, but I don't know what to do.
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21 2 Responses Sep 10

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    I work in an assisted living facility

    that takes in anybody off the streets, and those who belong in a nursing home/skilled nursing. Call lights go off all the time, and being stopped by other staff members plus there's residents who want to chat with you, but you don't really have time. I run around like crazy to...
    BeckBeck65 BeckBeck65 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 9

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    I need a stress free job

    where I can just chill and work at my own pace. Preferably at home in my pj's.๐Ÿ˜„ If anyone has any ideas.. Please let me know.
    myblumoon myblumoon 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I hate my job. The people I work with suck all

    joy from my day. I come home angry and stressed because I have to go back the next day. I really, really hate it. The people are lazy, incompetent liars with the personality of a cactus. My boss is married to her job. Literally. Thinks the rest of us should be too. She believes...
    happybbw happybbw 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 4

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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 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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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 35 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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    Oh my god. I want to quit.

    I don't think I can handle my job. Which is silly because it's such an easy, laid back job but I just don't think I can do it anymore.
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    I'm blessed to have a job,

    but I hate my job. I work I'm a department where my co-workers have no desire in career progression and have no formal education after high school. Also the company I work for has had several layoffs (3 to be exact) in the last 3 months so the morale is non-existent. I love...
    LoveXinfinity LoveXinfinity 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    I'm a nurse. I hate it.

    People treat you like an overpaid waitress, plus the scum of the earth that keeps breeding mouths they can't feed! I work in the NICU, I don't mind the babies, but their families?! I won't even get into the politics of the place either. Needless to say, I want to find another...
    klc91682 klc91682 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 4

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    My job is horrible. Honestly

    if I wasn't saving up money for Melbourne, odd quit. The bosses wife works there and thinks she can boss very one around, it's so ******. And they've recently told my sister that before she turns 18 they have to "Let" her go, cause they can't afford an 18 year old working on a...
    Zoewithoutthei Zoewithoutthei 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    Nothing better than getting drunk

    after a horrible work week. Feeling good :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 7

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    Absolutely hate my job with a ******* passion!

    !!!!! My boss is too ******* ignorant to know every one of us wants to quit and leave him hanging by himself. Wake the **** up, you ignorant, self-centered *****!!!!!
    Jpeavey Jpeavey 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I've been working at Disneyland

    for 5 years now, close to 6 at the end of this year. And trust me, it sucks. So badly. On my first job, I had the admission to be a ticket counter. I was enjoying my job seeing happy smiles on people's faces to the park, but when I got "promoted" I had been moved to the mascot...
    DisneylandSucks DisneylandSucks 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 29

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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...