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I Hate My Job

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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...
    loner23 loner23 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Today just isn't my day!

    Everyone is on my case! Oh well Guess I must got back to this place I work. Maybe it will get better!
    jessiejames180 jessiejames180 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    I'm always messing up

    and getting into trouble or giving people wrong information and getting yelled at. It's soooooo stressful and I just can't deal with it. I physically shake from stress and some days my vision goes all blurry and I almost pass out from the stress of it all.
    DespicableMind DespicableMind 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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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, 2014

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    I've only been at my job

    for almost 2 months and I already want to quit. We just got a new manager who transferred from a different store. I'm the only closing cashier so I have to take people's orders, if they ordered something on my side, I have to get it or make it for them like bagel, bread...
    AziaLee AziaLee 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 9

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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 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2012

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    My boss loves to use speaker phone

    and literally he is one row over. He embarrasses the heck out of me since he used condencending language with me. Of course the whole office can hear him speak to me. Today he was going nuts looking for titles that I HAD NO IDEA WHERE THEY WERE SINCE I WAS ON VACATION AT THE...
    sue9161 sue9161 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    When work feels overwhelming,

    just remember one day you'll die. So head up and smile
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 9

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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...
    ThatSenpaiWithTheHat ThatSenpaiWithTheHat 18-21, M 7 Responses Apr 13

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    Can't believe I thought this is the week I

    would hand in my two weeks notice when I am so close to just walking out the door. It's my last week and I have no energy to finish strong. I don't even feel like showing up. People pay ten dollars for their meal and feel entitled to treat me like **** and for them to be treated...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 7

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

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    DespicableMind DespicableMind 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 16

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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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    a few months ago before i quit

    for the first time (private job) i worked 3 weeks (that's 7 days a week minimum of 42 hours a week) for free. Yea. I got ****** out of 3 weeks of hard *** labor. I worked on a horse farm and boy did i work like a dog. was supposed to be $175 a week.. for the first 4 maybe 5...
    bigben7240 bigben7240 16-17, M Jun 24

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    Here I am again lol I wouldn't say I hate my job

    but I don't like it as much as I thought I would. I prayed for a job with desk not that I got it I am not fond of it. I am going to apply at some more places but this cannot be my life.
    SorrynotSorrynotSorry SorrynotSorrynotSorry 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    2nd day of work. I ****'n hate it.

    So manny freakn rude people.
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F Jun 20

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    Walmart. Enough said.

    People need better things to do besides harass Walmart employees....
    stephane28 stephane28 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 25

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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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    Okay so I was going to be gone today

    and I had to work. I told her before orientation and 3 times after that (including when I noticed I was still on the schedule) that I was going to be gone. I get a call from work today asking where im at. I call Brandon and tell him to let me talk to Kenny. Kenny is on the phone...
    emylauren27 emylauren27 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    1. Do you admire and respect your boss?

    Yes No 2. Do you want to be in your boss's shoes one day (professionally and personally)? Yes No 3. Do you have time to spend with your family and friends? Yes No 4. Do you keep a regular fitness routine (3-5x/wk)? Yes No 5. Do you sometimes wake up earlier than your alarm...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 9

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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 24 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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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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    **** 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 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

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    This sexy good looking guy came in yesterday

    and damn he is so omg, love at first sight!! I want to see him again! But I doubt that he'll come. :(
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F Jun 29

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    I don't know what to do.

    I just started a job in Nyc and it pays really well but I hate it to the point where I wanna cry sometimes. How do I get a job in the city within the legal field but not at a firm? I hate the culture, the way people act and how they treat you where I am Working. There's so much...
    jenine86 jenine86 26-30, F Jun 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 8 Responses May 20

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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 2 Responses Apr 8, 2014

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    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

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    I think this picture says it all!

    Thanks UK Government for screwing the British police force into the ground and destroying our will to live. Oh, and if Durham Constabulary's very professional Professional Standards Department are reading this, then screw you too!! For all you non-cops out there, they are the...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 25

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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 3 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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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 2 Responses Jun 10, 2014

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    I got yelled at for the job the Lawyers didn't

    do. They were all on leave last week - hard to chase them to get the work done. And I m sick of having to work on weekends looking at those damn docs and numbers. I want a busy life but not just about work. And I hate getting paid so little for a highly demanding job that's...
    thousandcuts thousandcuts 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I only look where I'm suppose to look

    unless I don't know where it is I'll ask for help. So shut up please, thank you very much! I can't stand these people at work!
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F Jun 27

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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

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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 46 Responses Jun 7, 2011

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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 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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    Tomorrow's Monday... That means work.

    Ugh! Can't wait till September when I'm done!
    LittleMsWallFlower LittleMsWallFlower 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I need a holiday. I keep holding on

    for the weekends, but then I remember that I'm working the weekends to make some extra money. Just a few more and I'll can get all my parts ordered. It'll be worth it; I swear. That's how delusions work, right? Just keep lying to yourself until you believe it?
    DarkestDespair DarkestDespair 36-40, M Jun 25

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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 some of my managers,

    I hate a coworker. Such a ***** and ****. Such ********.
    Togepi07 Togepi07 18-21, F Jun 27

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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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    I used to love it. I used to go into work early

    because I loved it and I love the people. In May 2014, I graduated from college and I decided to do nothing for a month; no looking for a job; no going back to school; no anything. I just wanted some time to unwind as school was demanding. I had such high expectations of myself...
    MrShortStory MrShortStory 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I hate my job so much I wrote a funny song

    about it. Check it out. Kirsty :) Xx YOUTUBE KIRSTY HAM CUSTOMER SERVICE CHICK
    kirstyham kirstyham 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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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 26-30, F 6 Responses Oct 7, 2009

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