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I Hate My Job

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    I finally had my breaking point at work today.

    . my manager told me to go get buns from the cooler (long story short) it took a little bit of time because stuff kept happening. when I got back in she said "it doesn't take an hour to go get buns" i tried to explain but she said "I don't care" and one of the managers tried...
    eddieb18 eddieb18 18-21, M Aug 2

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

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    Ok, maybe I don't hate my job

    so much, as it is not the right fit for me. I have Aspergers and really hate being in an office of chatty people and trying to keep up with conversations. It is exhausting. I just want to do my work. After being unemployed for 4 years and going back to get my degree during two...
    UnhappyinGA UnhappyinGA 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    After nearly 22yrs of doing my job (friends on

    here know what I do and the variety of areas I've worked, work I've done, etc), I've decided enough is enough! I can't take any more of the stress, the hindsight squad picking the most minor faults after the event, or the threats and abuse from unwashed, uneducated scum! And...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 3

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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 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

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    But I made it to work today.

    The weekend went way too fast. I can flex my schedule and came in at the latest possible moment, just before a meeting. Even though that means I will be here all that much longer in the day. Trying to figure out how I can keep doing this....
    LucyLynne LucyLynne 51-55, F Aug 17

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    i had another aweful day at work.

    cashiering is becoming a nightmare. its like world war 3! not only do i hate the customers but im starting to hate the coworkers as well. everyone has attitude problems and take so long to respond to a request. the job i once was okay with doing became nightmare on elm's street...
    zade95 zade95 18-21, M Aug 2

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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 May 20

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    Well it's not the job I hate,

    it's the people I work with. I am an auto mechanic and I feel like I'm the only one who takes the job seriously. I could be slaving away on a transmission and they all just stand and joke around like it's some ******* social hour. Do your damn jobs, you don't get paid to joke...
    DeathSaw DeathSaw 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Joosu Joosu 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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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 25 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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    I really hate my job

    and the vicious circle i'm in. I'm 31 live at home with me parents and work in a call center. Now the pay isnt bad and since i live at home i can save like '💰 1000. When the lines arent to busy i chat with collegues, play some online chess, surf the web a bit. I also have to...
    Bradley84 Bradley84 31-35 2 Responses Aug 1

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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 set up at my job by the fat devil.

    She's vindictive, nasty, petty, and have a horrible attitude. She everybody miserable. She's mad at me for telling her that her attitude is horrible. So she's trying to make me lose my job. So sad but I have to get a lawyer. I hate this ******* job so much. Even without her, we...
    kitakat00 kitakat00 26-30, F Aug 3

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    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 3 Responses Jun 9

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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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    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 7 Responses Jan 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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    im barely getting any hours

    and the customers are horrible and nobody wants to help me at the register when i have a problem. quiting sounds like a good option.
    zade95 zade95 18-21, M Jul 31

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    my job is making me miserable

    and I don't know what I can do. I don't know if it's me or the job itself that is wrong. I have a never ending feeling of doom whenever I wake up and realize that I have work yet again that day. I recently just got out of community college and started as a phlebotomist in a...
    sflann50 sflann50 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    I hate the marine corps,

    it isn't what everyone thinks it is
    marsh313 marsh313 18-21, M Aug 6

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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 3 Responses Mar 26, 2014

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    I wanted to keep my old job

    but kept getting hints from the boss that if I behaved, he would be my reference to get another job. That's the last thing I wanted. I guess I'm not corporate employee material.
    zarpanzur zarpanzur 26-30, M Aug 17

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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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    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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    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 4 Responses Jul 29

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    I hate my job. It's so boring

    and I cannot imagine myself doing this for the rest of my life. I'm a tax analyst and every day is pure torture. I don't give a **** about tax law. I don't give a **** who pays their sales tax and who doesn't. There are only 7 people in my office and no one speaks to each other...
    ash000056 ash000056 22-25 2 Responses Aug 7

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    Why is it so difficult finding a job

    that isn't minimum wage and completely mind numbingly boring. I left my job for the job I am in now (more money, nearer home, better prospects) just to realise that it is a horrible job with miserable people who also hate their job. I massively regret getting into this situation...
    bjammy bjammy 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Made a huge mistake 2 years ago

    and left a great job. Been paying the price ever since and can't seem to get career back on track.
    grantbr grantbr 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I'm a telemarketer that calls seniors asks

    for their personal information and I try to sell a product from an inventory that may or may not exist. I don't know how much the product coat and even if I did I'm not allowed to mention it. I have to cancel their subscription to something else but they have to subscribe to...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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 6 Responses Sep 12, 2011

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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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    Walmart. Enough said.

    People need better things to do besides harass Walmart employees....
    stephane28 stephane28 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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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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    Ever wonder why you hate your job but,

    yet you still stick around?
    dream8ig dream8ig 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 19

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    It's making me depressed

    and even putting thoughts of suicide in my head. I just recently got a job in phlebotomy at a hospital and I've been there 3 months now and it's just been miserable hell. My coworkers keep telling me it takes time and practice and I'm trying very hard but it's just not sticking...
    sflann50 sflann50 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 7

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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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    Hello, I haven't been on this website in a

    really long time because honestly I gave up on it. I hate how everywhere I turn I feel disappointment. In work, in love, at home, or wherever I happen to be at the time. Sometimes I feel like things are getting better and then -boom- back to being crappy again. I work in a...
    jayc408 jayc408 22-25, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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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...
    peacesoullove peacesoullove 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Please someone advice me.

    So through a recommendation from a friend I had sent my CV to a bank a month back, and 3 weeks back I had received a call from them to come for an interview. Anyway the interview went great, and I got called for a second interview and that went just OK. So all that while I...
    makeachangealways makeachangealways 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 1

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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 hate my manager. He's an old ******* idiot

    who ***** up people's schedules, is too cheap to buy or replace supplies and equipment, and has unrealistic expectations. I hope someone replaces him soon, before I find another job at least. I hate that little funky, raggedy-*** store. I can't wait to find another job.
    lovecatsnothumans lovecatsnothumans 22-25, F Aug 8

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    I work as a stage hand setting up concerts

    movies conventions in las Vegas and I can't stand it .When I work I make a lot of money say 2000 a week but I don't like it.everyone tells me to be greatful but I don't like the stars or bull the hype all the stuff most people crave and believe to be so cool.see it's really just...
    magicrabbit magicrabbit 51-55 1 Response Aug 24

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    Been at the same place 25+ years.

    My boss is so rude and full of herself. She used to be nice to me, pretend she liked me. Now she won't even say hello to me...she will go to the office right beside mine--be basically standing in front of my door and my desk faces my door--and won't bother to say hello or...
    LucyLynne LucyLynne 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 14

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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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