I Hate My Job

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 3,025 People

    I work at a nursing home today I had to cover a

    co workers shift it was such a bad day all around it made me miss the days I would cut myself like a did in hs as every hs girl has at least then I had hope my future would be bright
    Redkm Redkm
    22-25, F
    Apr 12

    My job is so boring and it's not a real career.

    I am almost 30 years old and I still don't have a real career to speak of. I've hated every job I've ever had and feel as though I'm wasting my best hours working for the man. I suck at my job, I am a fraud and I can't motivate myself to do better. In this economy forget about...
    ash000056 ash000056
    22-25
    2 Responses Jan 12

    **** 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
    6 Responses Oct 15, 2014

    I really want to just LEAVE today.

    I have 2 days off starting tomorrow and I... Ugh.... I want them right now! I'm on a lunch and I'm contemplating just driving off. I'm hardly putting any effort in today because I just... Don't... Care. My legs hurt, I'm tired. Things have been slow for me all week. I don't...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 5

    work has me feeling on edge at the moment.

    i handled a situation this morning that left a lingering pit in my stomach. now I'm trying to catch up on work but continuously interrupted with "emergency deadlines"
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 11

    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
    4 Responses Oct 1, 2015

    I'm really good at my job

    and I just started last week but tonight while I was working my bosses pulled me to the back and proceeded to threaten to fire me so now I really hate my job
    shy2015 shy2015
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 20

    Wouldn't it be nice if jobs were all on trial

    terms, and you could try different ones without fear of being labelled a quitter or a loser? Of course there are careers out there people study hard for and "earn" but there are other people who could do the job naturally, without needing years of training. I'd like to be able...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 10

    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
    3 Responses Jul 29, 2015

    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

    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
    51 Responses Jun 7, 2011

    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

    Started a new job in a new state 8 months ago.

    At age 62 it ain't easy. Like the work but management sucks. Expect all this crazy multitasking! Have minimal common sense. Financially I will have to work until I'm 80. Thankful I have a job and my health. I was surprised to see how many hate our jobs. I knew it was...
    2bnthenow 2bnthenow
    61-65, F
    Mar 13

    sometimes....when I'm super frustrated at work.

    ...i scream inside my head...as loud and as chaotic as possible....all while clenching my fist so tight....that i tremble....
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 22

    I take way too many restroom breaks at work

    so I can ponder my future with the company , I think my supervisor is getting suspicious
    Bway777 Bway777
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Mar 21

    I'm a cashier and you would not believe how

    nasty some people can be. I can normally tell who is going to give me issues whenever they enter my queue. I've had my head damn near ripped off over coupons, rewards points and pricing issues. CALM DOWN PEOPLE CALM DOWN I'm just the guy who rings your items up I don't control...
    ViolentRed ViolentRed
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Mar 14

    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
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Mar 2

    I'm really good at it,

    I just don't care anymore. My mostly absentee manager always makes snap decisions without really thinking them through, leaving me to pick up the pieces from the aftermath, or try and argue for a different decision that actually makes sense. Morale is definitely at an all time...
    quietshout quietshout
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Feb 19

    I have nothing to do right now,

    I hate working nights.. can someone message me and keep me company, I could use some new friends..
    deathbysadness deathbysadness
    18-21, F
    Feb 27

    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

    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
    3 Responses Sep 28, 2015

    I love my job, but I hate my job.

    Let me reiterate... I love my job but my coworkers make it hard for me to love my job. I'm on morning shift at Starbucks. Almost every day at 5:00 am I come in we have to clean up their leftover mess. Dishes aren't washed, trash cans still have trash in them, nothing is stocked...
    Dreana12 Dreana12
    18-21, F
    Feb 21

    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

    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...
    FabledTacoOfDoom FabledTacoOfDoom
    18-21, M
    5 Responses Apr 13, 2015

    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
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jul 22, 2014

    I woke up today bummed

    and realize my job is killing as a person.
    iAmErik13 iAmErik13
    26-30, M
    Mar 14

    Why is that most foreign people think I'm

    working when I'm in high school? I work as a student not a job job where I get paid. Yes I know it sad 70+. Be smart. It gets annoying. In the USA we can work at my age but rarely do you see that. I'm a student. Full time.
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    3 Responses Mar 5

    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

    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

    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

    I work as a cashier at a grocery store.

    .Whole Foods actually. I have worked here for over 2 years and before this I used to work at a different store. I'm so tired of the same old thing, the customers being rude as hell for no reason and treating you like crap... to being bored all the time because this job is just...
    blooop123 blooop123
    22-25, F
    Mar 29

    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

    Walmart. Enough said.

    People need better things to do besides harass Walmart employees....
    stephane28 stephane28
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 25, 2015

    I hate my job. I'm in sales

    for a medical technology company. My company pays me well and that is why I stay but the constant struggle to serve a customer in an organization who gives two ***** about the customer is wearing on me. My organization leaves me hang out to dry constantly. I feel like I cannot...
    ceg333 ceg333
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 14

    Inger Lorre, lead singer of the 80s-90s alt

    rock band the Nymphs, had a problem with her record label. So she jumped up on an exec's desk, and urinated all over it. She was fired shortly afterward. That's how I'd like to go out.
    Woody6 Woody6
    41-45, M
    Feb 11

    I am an apprentice currently doing a Business

    and Admin course at a financial advisers as a receptionist. I fully detest it, it has actually gotten to that point of where I just don't want to be here anymore, the problem is my course finishes in July which isnt that far away so I don't if I should just wait until then and...
    wonderland63893 wonderland63893
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Mar 18

    Hey, If you are hating your job,

    get back to me and possibly help you if I can!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 4

    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

    Still trying to find my place in this world.

    I'd like to be one of those people that has a job where it feels like it's not work.
    HaloHeldUpByHorns HaloHeldUpByHorns
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Oct 15, 2015

    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...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Feb 9

    My boss is a slob, a pervert,

    a hoarder and a racist. I work at small Screen Printing shop and it's just the two of us. Half of the shop is filled with his own personal stuff and it's so unprofessional. If I have to listen to another ignorant rant of his, clean up after him, or take time off because he...
    Tourettez Tourettez
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 9, 2015

    Lately I wish they'd just fire me

    because it would feel like a mercy killing. I could collect unemployment and go to school. I absolutely abhore my job. I left a job of 7 years, that I was very good at and comfortable in, for this one. the old place had (with the exception of just a couple of people), a nice...
    GracefulKat GracefulKat
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 4

    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

    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

    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
    6 Responses Oct 13, 2014

    I hate being a CNA in the nursing home.

    I love my patients, but dealing with the gossip, back-stabbing, negativity, and bitchy attitudes is draining me and making me sick. I find myself dragging as time ticks by me. Everything I do, I have to FORCE myself to do. I get irritated easily. I became depressed and now I am...
    ahannaONsteriods ahannaONsteriods
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 7

    I really am beginning to hate my job now.

    The work itself is repetitive and mind numbing. It pays slightly better than minimum wage. But the worst part of my job are my collegues. There are 2 types of collegues, the ones who go to college and the ones who are stranded there with no future perpective. Most of them are in...
    Bradley84 Bradley84
    31-35
    Mar 17

    I'm very disappointed about my gov job.

    I've only been here a couple of months as engineer and am now determined to quit within the next 3. The majority including (especially) supervisors are incompetent! I'm just now waiting for little longer to pay some debts and leave. I just need to say this since I feel like not...
    Ariaartinez Ariaartinez
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 29

    I've worked through a staffing agency at my work

    for almost a year. I should have been hired after 90 days. Political bullshit I tell you what..."Look! I'm a corporate puppet!"- ****, from Fun With **** &Jane seriously-.-
    Ambivert123 Ambivert123
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 1

    I work at a place where there's this lady

    who just is the biggest ***** on earth and she's one of my he bosses. Makes me want to gouge my eyes out. But just heard her say she's getting a new job. HALLELUJAH. Bye Felicia!
    Ambivert123 Ambivert123
    18-21, F
    Mar 8
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 4

    I have been working for a staffing agency

    so I can work under the big business that I'm trying to work to get into. I got screwed over cuz they no longer are doing roll over till otherwise. It's been a year, supposed to take 3 months. Luckily for me I got a new job being an assistant for my dad so...
    Ambivert123 Ambivert123
    18-21, F
    Mar 14

    That feel when your neighbor constantly chews

    and slurps his fingers and digs at his nails with a mechanical pencil, restlessly shakes his legs causing the floor to bounce and general distraction, even picks his nose. I miss having a cubicle.
    CynthiaKarin CynthiaKarin
    31-35, T
    1 Response Mar 28

    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

    I ******* hate my job tonight I got told I

    couldn't get off for prom I'm really upset right now :,(
    shy2015 shy2015
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 26

    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
    2 Responses Nov 19, 2015

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