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I Hate My Job

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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 3 days ago

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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...
    picthis picthis 41-45, F 12 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    The weekend's ending and tomorrow I'll have to leave the comfort and security of my home to go to work, yuck. I've worked at this company for almost 30 years but in the past 5...
    luvangels luvangels 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    People are rude. My boss is a micro-manager. The pay sucks. I really don't wNt to go in tomorrow. :(
    CLKM CLKM 31-35, F Mar 7

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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...
    NaNeenah NaNeenah 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2010

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    Dear Customer, I don't want your dirty, sticky change that you had to dig out of the console of your car. Neither does my next customer who will get it as their change. Thank you...
    CLKM CLKM 31-35, F Mar 26

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    I hate my job. I hate dealing with old people. They're annoying, and 99.9% of them are the same. They all ask all the same questions and talk about the same mundane topics over and...
    ieatgingers ieatgingers 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I've been an avid lover of all things aerospace. My first two professional jobs were probably as good as it gets in terms of work/life balance, fun at work, good company focus...
    cjkord cjkord 31-35, M Mar 19

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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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    Drive Safe.......please! - i guess my first story on EP will be about driving......since i do it for a living and take it very seriously. Good will & do unto others seems to fly...
    deltadon deltadon 46-50, F 14 Responses Dec 19, 2010

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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...
    DumbLondoner DumbLondoner 51-55, M 4 Responses Mar 21, 2012

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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...
    Japanesesakura Japanesesakura 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 12, 2011

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    I've worked in customer service for many years and I think the biggest thing that gets to me is the sense of entitlement people have, and I see it especially from people who have a...
    Mochadelicious Mochadelicious 41-45 2 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    Burger King is terrible. Fast food is the worst. I worked at mcdonalds before this and I wish there was more jobs for 17 year olds
    FullofFood FullofFood 16-17, M Mar 23

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    Some mornings I wake up and wish I had devoted my life to curing cancer instead. Those days are the good ones. Other times I think my life would be of greater service had I...
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 2

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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...
    TheTwilightQueen TheTwilightQueen 26-30, F 34 Responses Jun 7, 2011

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    I need a reason to wake up in the morning and this job isn't it. I feel useless and a waste of salary. I want to leave but no one wants to hire me.
    jennylovevsyou jennylovevsyou 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    My boss is a micro manager and it is getting really old, really fast. I just think that if you give someone a task, you need to back off and let them do it. And don't tell me to do...
    CLKM CLKM 31-35, F Mar 8

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    We clean at my job. I only took it to get a phone and to get a car, and now that I have a phone and almost a car, I'm thinking of quitting. I can't stand the people there. It's...
    DiamondInTheSkye DiamondInTheSkye 18-21, F Mar 6

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    I hate my job and can't wait to put in my 2 weeks next week.
    SmartCookie321 SmartCookie321 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I spend endless days apologizing to people that I do not know, for things that are not my fault. Things that are out of my control. I constantly need to shrug off ignorance and...
    TjSparrow TjSparrow 22-25, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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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...
    klc91682 klc91682 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 4

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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...
    EmpressLya EmpressLya 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 10, 2012

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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...
    lost12345 lost12345 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 7, 2009

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    I hate my ******* job so much right now... I work for an arts organization that doesn't deserve the good work I do for them as a grants manager...the CEO makes $180,000 a year and...
    waynerman waynerman 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I worked in retail for a month two years ago and I started working at the same place. My boss is in the hospital with a heart problem and we have a new boss who came in and he won...
    jessicharles jessicharles 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 13

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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...
    StarFox11 StarFox11 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 3

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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...
    cleopatra2007 cleopatra2007 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 4, 2007

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    Okay so when I was about 15 years old I got a job at McDonald's. I use to love it, I got free food. I worked with my best friend. I got cool co workers. And respect from the high...
    tydavis tydavis 18-21 Feb 17

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    Maybe Hate Is a Strong Word - I don't hate my company. I hate that I'm doing a job that I get paid rather well for but that doesn't offer me any opportunity for creativity. ...
    threedubgirl threedubgirl 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 7, 2006

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    That Is The Final Straw! - Seriously, people? What the ****? If you got something to say, say it to my face, and not behind my back. If you can't grow a set and tell me what the...
    Kletti Kletti 70+ 1 Response Jan 25, 2013

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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...
    LoveXinfinity LoveXinfinity 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 23, 2013

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    I am a college student at a community college saving up for a four year school and I work in the kitchen of a rest home that I only got because my mom got it for me, because she...
    lumberjack18 lumberjack18 18-21, M Mar 20

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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...
    Norealidentity Norealidentity 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Second Hand Clothes Sorter...Meh - Well...I thought i had it bad until i read other confessions :P
    MinxyDistroyer MinxyDistroyer 22-25, F Feb 3, 2013

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    No Jobs Nowhere to Go - I hate that i am a college graduate who get paid less than people who work at my company with a high school diploma.  Had i known i would be in the...
    leeya010101 leeya010101 22-25 10 Responses Apr 5, 2009

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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...
    Norealidentity Norealidentity 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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

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    It gets me nowhere. I am a musician and used to work hard for a very low salary but I've decided I can't be poor forever, and I won't marry no one for the money... so I need to...
    highnlow highnlow 26-30, F Mar 21

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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...
    RedRover RedRover 36-40, F 22 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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    I work for a collection agency and absolutely hate it now. I have been there for about 3 years and the past year has been very frustrating and a bore to me. I am so sick and...
    koolbreezz8 koolbreezz8 31-35 2 Responses Mar 20

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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...
    classydame classydame 31-35 34 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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    I work in a grocery store. There i said it. I have a degree in accounting but i don't have the salesmanship to get a job in accounting. So i got tied in this ******* grocery...
    stryk stryk 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 10

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    My Government Job Is Ruining My Life - I hate my job in state government. When people complain about the government they tend to focus on the legislature (state or Congress) and...
    1astmi1e 1astmi1e 31-35 7 Responses Jan 20, 2011

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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...
    cmlogsdon cmlogsdon 31-35 16 Responses Jun 27, 2011

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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...
    nyx39 nyx39 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    my boss is so sweet...but i hold no sympathy for her. because she is malicious, and insecure. She is just as sweet as she wants to be, but will dog you out as soon as you leave...
    latreezey latreezey 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 2

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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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    I hate my retail job. I am 21 years old, working as a 3rd key manager at a store aimed at elderly people, and I get treated like I have the plague. No, I am not stupid, no you don...
    Thatonechickthatdoesstuff Thatonechickthatdoesstuff 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Five years. FIVE YEARS I've been with this company...starting when I was still in highschool and working my way up to supervisor and I STILL hate my job. Its thankless. No one...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I work as a hostess at a restaurant called Copper River Grill and today was the last straw ! Too much to type but long story short , I decided that enough was enough and right...
    beautenaturelle beautenaturelle 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    So I do janitorial work at a clothing store and the managers said my only responsibility is to clean and let the sales reps take care of the customers. I don't work in the sales...
    Alumsnow Alumsnow 22-25 1 Response Apr 4

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