I Hate When Other People's Incompetence Affects My Job

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    It Happens Almost Everyday!

    I am always "cleaning up" after someone's mistakes.  In my line of work, mistakes are ill afforded.  It can mean the well being of a patient or a person in crisis.  And after the mistakes happen they can't be taken back.  They can be corrected if...
    darlene darlene
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 13, 2008

    Devoid of Those Qualities Requisite For Effective Conduct Or Action.

        Devoid of those qualities requisite for effective conduct or action. That's one definition for incompetent. I encountered a walking talking blackhole of effectiveness today. Listen, if you don't want to do a particular job, DON'T look for that kind of...
    doitagain doitagain
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Jun 25, 2008

    Other People's Incompetence

    Other people's incompetence,Hate it,When it affect my job,I sometimes wonder,Why do I bother,The idiots here,Stuff it up,For everyone!This was how I felt about my last job of 23 odd years - what a mistake to want to work there - dream job, like hell!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Mar 7, 2012

    Work Work Work

    every day i come into my job it looks like nobody has done anything all day! and they exspect me andone other person to do EVERYTHING usualy the other girl i work with who is 34 doesnt do **** she is lazy and alls she does is eat and pretend to do things but realy she only does a...
    nicole518 nicole518
    18-21, T
    1 Response Sep 7, 2012

    I would never say this to someone,

    but my boss told the custodian in our office that she was "lucky". The custodian asked, "Why? I clean toilets for a living." My boss replies, "Because you don't have to deal with people." Although that seemed to be a snobbish comment by my boss, it is true. I would love to...
    pawnee pawnee
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Mar 1, 2015
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