Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Hate My Job

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 2,845 People

    I work at the bar in a bowling alley

    and it annoys me how many guys flirt with me. I hate it. Like seriously, I serve you drinks and that's it!!!
    ActingOut ActingOut 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 14

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I spend more time looking

    for jobs than working as we have no work to do
    mawniegirl mawniegirl 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 27

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It's the most mind numbing,

    soul destroying place in the world. After childcare costs I barely get any wage from it but I still can't afford to leave :(
    cyanide88 cyanide88 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Less than two hours left on a Friday

    but I've lost my mind. Time drags so slow. It feels never ending. Torture.
    keekzie keekzie 22-25, T 1 Response Mar 13

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It's not unbearable. I don't like

    industrialization, but as far as factories go, this one is better than many others. Still, I hate knowing that I'm contributing to the problem of civilization by working there. It's also tedious and meaningless as hell, so of course it feels like I'm wasting my life. It has to...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 14

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 2 Responses Apr 8, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I swear I am on the verge of a nervous breakdown

    that is going to send me to the hospital all due to my job. I work in fiberglass where we make work truck bodies. The job is messy and lacks climate control which I can handle. It's everything else that is getting to me. I have been there for 5 months now and it just gets...
    MissKittyKat6 MissKittyKat6 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 1

    Your Response

    Cancel

    i was working in (205) with a "girl" STVE #350

    she would tell me to do one thing but then say she never said it .. she is miserable she is dating a married (separated) man who will spend time with her misery loves company have more self esteem
    muse323 muse323 41-45, F Jan 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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...
    MrJoyHappy MrJoyHappy 18-21, M Mar 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I started working in my job

    as an office junior in july last year. however in the recent months, my bosses have shown their true colours and have been so horrible and make me dread going in every day. every morning i am sick because im so nervous about going in. I have been applying for new jobs but havent...
    klxo klxo 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 12

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I've been working as an AP Clerk/Bookkeeper

    for 10 months now and I already hate my job - my husband even hates it because it is making me miserable and depressed. This is my first job out of college and I originally wanted to stay here for 2+ years for it to look good on my resume... I worry that anything under a year...
    BuzzingBeauty BuzzingBeauty 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 5

    Your Response

    Cancel

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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am generally much happier

    when I no longer give a **** to my work. Dare not to think about it after work actually. 🙈🙉🙊
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I don't like who I am

    as a person right now. My work situation has me so stressed that I think about walking out everyday. I have nightmares about it and when I am there I at times feel like I can't breathe and at times cry. Work is making me into this person whom I don't like. I am negative, I...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 21, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I got my bonus tonight,

    but I also got complained that my work is below standard. :( I worked too hard already but it s no use.
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 16

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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...
    MrJoyHappy MrJoyHappy 18-21, M Mar 14

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    **** 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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Sitting at work. Any advice on not watching the

    clock all day? Feel like I'm wishing my life away always waiting on going home or for a weekend.
    dontgitbit dontgitbit 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 29

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 12, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 13, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It is not so much I hate the actual job.

    It is somewhat interesting and challenging in a good way. I hate the schedule I have and seem to be trapped in as long as I have the job. My company is open 24/7 365 days a year. I managed to get off the 10pm - 6:30 am shift. But now I am on a 2pm-10:30pm shift and I hate...
    Alston76 Alston76 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 9

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am being written up!

    I had already posted today to vent my frustrations about my job and micromanager supervisor. She had given me a "minor" write up because she had caught me on a personal website on company time and I lied about what I was doing - even though I was on break. After she left for...
    BuzzingBeauty BuzzingBeauty 18-21, F Feb 5

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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 7 Responses Aug 4, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My desk is too low to the ground,

    but that's just the beginning of my problems with the job I currently have. I got screamed and cussed at yesterday by a complete stranger over the phone who was upset because he intended to sign up for autopay and forgot to sign the voided check he sent in with the sign up sheet...
    individualfreedom individualfreedom 26-30 1 Response Mar 16

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    And I'm sick of folk saying: 'Why don't you

    retire then?' or 'What would you do all day, if you didn't work?' This comes mostly from folk who've never got up off their big lazy arses and done a days work in their lives and are enjoying full living allowances because they stubbed a toe back in the 70's or whatever, and...
    dustydaisy dustydaisy 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 10

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I am currently a CNA,

    and I feel like quitting everyday. When I am at work I hold back tears constantly and get anxiety attacks. As soon as I get home I burst into tears and can't even sleep because all I think about it work and how I dread going back. I constantly have that tight throat can't talk...
    HannahMarie2 HannahMarie2 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I don't know how much more I can take.

    I am a restaurant manager and I am severely overworked. My company runs really low labor budgets - pretty common in the industry- but I wind up having to do hourly employee tasks for a few hours a day on top of all my managerial duties. I work 60-65 hours a week usually...
    Asleep72 Asleep72 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 14

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel
    marinerob marinerob 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 11

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm going to have an aneurism

    if I stay with it... It's stressful as **** trying to balance that with school and dealing with a boss that doesn't do ****.
    shyguy38 shyguy38 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 12

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Sundays are the most emotional day off the week,

    back to the job that makes me sad.
    iAmErik13 iAmErik13 26-30, M Mar 8

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    what i hate most is how the orders all come at

    once! the other day it was dead then all the sudden at 7:30 everyone in my town wants ******* pizza! ugh i swear the customers have some system... **** that
    CynicalIntrovert CynicalIntrovert 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 1

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I have posted before how much I hate my job.

    I am please to announce that in 2 weeks I will no longer work there. I get to stay at home for a bit. God is so amazing. I pray for you guys as well that God works out all of your issues.
    NorthCarolinaNC NorthCarolinaNC 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 26

    Your Response

    Cancel

    work so hard for nothing,

    then I get criticized for not having enough "motivation". well ****, i'm miserable, excuse me for not doing ******* back flips to be here.
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 18