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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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    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 36 Responses Jul 18, 2011

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    I am going to need more freelance writers,

    bloggers and interns for this music site I help run, swurvradio.com If you love hip hop, R&B, and music in general and are willing to blog for free, please help us Anyone wanna write for a site? Swurvradio.com http://smj12.com/?p=787
    stephenmj12 stephenmj12 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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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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    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

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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 41 Responses Jun 7, 2011

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    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

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    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

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    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

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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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    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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    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 told my boss I wanted to quit,

    but she told me I have to stay least 3 more weeks. **** this!!
    wosj wosj 18-21, F Jan 23

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    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

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    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

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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 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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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

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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 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 19, 2012

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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'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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    Sometimes I wish I can walk out

    and not come back ever. But I can't.
    alexiadahl alexiadahl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 3, 2014

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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 5 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    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

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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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    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

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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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    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...
    jmarm86 jmarm86 36-40, M Feb 12

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    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

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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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    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

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    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

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    marinerob marinerob 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 11

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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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    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 1 Response Jul 22, 2014

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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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    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 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

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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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    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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    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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    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 2 days ago