I Lost A Job I Really Loved

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 34 People

    Laid Off

    I worked with kids who committed some sort of crime.  Some kids were in gangs and wouldn't even sit next to another kid in the class because he was in an opposing gang.  Some were teen parents.  I was the life skills teaching person.  It was an awesome job...
    yoyy yoyy
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 23, 2010

    Lost Job And The Future

    For years I had tried different jobs, although mostly in the health care arena.Nursing was pretty interesting but the shift work always killed.I couldnt deal with that. It made you tired and you missed out on joining groups who met at a regular time etc.Then after much soul and...
    minniemoo65 minniemoo65
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Jun 3, 2010

    I hadn't been there long.

    I was forced into the pocket of a person who had applied for the role I took. I found it confusing because he was always banterous and jovial one day out of the blue I was suspended then dismissed following a grievance he had raised. So angry right now. How could I be so naive...
    Confusedbylife31 Confusedbylife31
    31-35, M
    May 7, 2014

    I Quit In California

    to move here to Wisconsin for a guy. Now he's in prison. And I wish I was back at that job, damnit. Book binding was cool. And running copy machines by yourself is the bomb(for me).
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Dec 1, 2009

    For Quite A While ....

    I have felt overwhellmed trying to keep my buisness going , this last year has been very difficult , to many customers closed down manufacturing in this neck of the woods has been in  decline and this recession has put the death knell to  thousands of jobs...
    salar1 salar1
    51-55, M
    6 Responses Jan 23, 2010

    Borders

    I had only ONE job that I absolutely loved, and it was when I worked at Borders. (the book store) My boss always allowed us creative expression, we had no uniforms, we were given the freedom to organize the store as we wished, and all of the employees were friends and we felt...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Dec 1, 2009
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