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I Hate My Job

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    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

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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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    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 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 hate my job more every week.

    I just want to be done with this and spend most of my time in nature. The more time I spend in forests, and the more I learn survival skills, the less bearable industrialized society becomes. I feel like shards of myself are flaking away and embedding in trees and rivers, where...
    Unbeholden Unbeholden 18-21, M Apr 20

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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 4 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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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 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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    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

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    I know I'm not alone

    and I know in this economy I shouldn't be complaining, but here I am anyway. I. Hate. My. Job. I hate it. It literally makes me suicidal and depressed. I have been sick so much lately and I think my job has everything to do with it because I'm just so stressed constantly. I work...
    butters510 butters510 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    I spent my night at work,

    getting everything taken care of. I then took my break with an hour left in my shift... just before the mandatory meeting. everyone who was was only waiting for the meeting to start. he then yelled at me when I told him I was on break, and still had an hour left in my shift, not...
    piebackwards piebackwards 26-30, F 2 Responses May 9

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    I absolutely hate my job.

    I don't feel I was given an accurate representation of what the job entailed. I was made to believe there would be training, and there was not. I wanted to quit after only 2 weeks, but I'm still here 4 months later. The job has made me super depressed and suicidal. I've never...
    WeepingAngel811 WeepingAngel811 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 26

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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 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 5 Responses Sep 12, 2011

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    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

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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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    I didn't get my paycheck this week

    because something went wrong with my direct desposit yet they want to work me like a slave still and not let me leave early so I can borrow money from people who owe it to me and are bullshitting on giving it to me, I'm just like wtf is going on with my life right now ! Like...
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    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

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    I'm working on an IT project

    where I'm overworked and underutilized. Even though it's a major government project, I feel like I've been outsourced. Most conversations are in Hindi or some other Indian dialect and it's all loud. Communication between teams is nonexistent with each team trying to blame...
    cannonfodr cannonfodr 31-35 Feb 25

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    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 Mar 28

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    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.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 26

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    It has been almost five years

    since I left a job I considered the worst one I ever worked. At first, I enjoyed the job. I thought that I was working somewhere really professional with professional employees/employers. But, as time elapsed, I started to understand and see how the people really were. I was...
    re8wqe45 re8wqe45 26-30, M Apr 23

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    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 Mar 16

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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 7 Responses Aug 4, 2014

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    Well anymore I really hate my job.

    I am a manager and the company is making so many changes that it's hard to stay on board with there expectations that honestly I just feel what's the point working for them anymore. I have two write ups full bullshit reasons and have honestly grew to the point where I don't care...
    John2526 John2526 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    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

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    marinerob marinerob 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 11

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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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    So some words of advice are what I am seeking.

    I work at a bank along with a guy around my age, a girl exactly my age, and then our boss who is around 50. The boss favors the guy and girl over me. I get no days off, and always get called in to work others shifts. I get all the blame for everything that goes wrong. I'm...
    sheepthatsleeps sheepthatsleeps 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Over worked and under paid.

    The story of my life!! Anyone else feel that way!
    Katey2011 Katey2011 36-40, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    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

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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 blow through the tasks I'm given

    and basically have to beg for more work. This is what I've been told I need to do to keep busy here, so that's become a nearly daily thing. I don't understand the management style that says, "ask the others around you if they have anything you can help with." Are we all just...
    kope45 kope45 31-35, M 2 Responses May 15

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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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    Sundays are the most emotional day off the week,

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

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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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    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

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    Been at my job for over 13 years.

    Every year gets even worse than the year before. I have worked hard and at times to the point where i have all i can do to move because I'm physically drained. Management in my department is like a revolving door and when there is no manager I'm looked at to lead. Thing is, I...
    thongluvr582 thongluvr582 31-35, M Mar 28

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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 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 22, 2014

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