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    Im Desperate!! Lol

    im just an ordinary guy with an ordinary job, but it sucks big time!!! i used to like it, but not any more, ever since 3 years ago when a new manager came in!! lol, and im just so desperate haha, sometimes i even just feel like throwing on a dress and a little makeup and becoming...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M 6 Responses Feb 27, 2011

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    I Earn 2500$ From Part Time Online Job.

    My name is sameh , Egyptian citizen and working as electrical power distribution engineer. My monthly income was 1000$ . So as i have married and having two kids i was hardly live with this small income . By a chance i know that i can earn money from working online from home . i...
    sameh13 sameh13 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 28, 2013

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    I May Have Over Stayed My Welcome

    I need a new job. I have been with my current company for almost 6 years now. I work in I high stress environment. We deal with precision work with very little room for error. Our department recently let go of two employees (out of 8) making us short staffed. Mean while our...
    Junipergardens Junipergardens 26-30 1 Response May 1, 2013

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    adekue adekue 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    It Just Keeps Getting Worse

    When I started my job I was told it had a very high turn over rate and 2 people had recently quit, I thought was because the job was a very emotional one, and people couldn't handle it. For the firt 3 months I was the golden child I learned so fast and I was doing everything...
    kyla1098 kyla1098 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2013

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    Abandon Ship

    To all of my coworkers who abandoned ship....in my opinion you all bought into the fear mongering of our managers. Since the reorganization plan is "years" down the road according to management why was so urgent for you to leave? 9 of you screwed over your friends and work family...
    hischelsea hischelsea 46-50, F 2 Responses May 21, 2013

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    I Love What I Do

    But I cannot work with uninspiring people who have managed to suck the life out of my soul
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    Hi ya, I have seen you message poor you don't

    feel hopelessness I too was in a similar situation to you I felt hopelessness a while back I had an amazing career whereby I was a director and a team leader and was recognised in my transport career but once I had my children I decided to have a career break loved every moment...
    yarlini yarlini 36-40, F Feb 23

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    Call Center Quagmire

    Sunday night, damnit. It's 02:00am and I'm supposed to start work at 09:30am, not 09:31. I'm wondering why I'm still awake, even though I'm dead tired. I never used to be like this. There was a time when I enjoyed hitting the proverbial "sack" early, I enjoyed waking up and...
    vicker1911 vicker1911 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 9, 2010

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    I Don't Want to Be a Poor College Student!

    I get paid about $10.50 an hour, including tips at the place I work now. When I start college, I want to work at a GameStop in the city or some other fun place where I can pretty much relax into my job. I've definitely had my fill of working in a coffee shop. Money is a...
    immaheidi immaheidi 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    I went to an interview yesterday

    that I was more then qualified for and had 7 years experience within the same field. And...I didn't get the job. I feel angry, upset, confused and really dosheartened. Im now sitting at my current job feeling really upset and want to cry! Has anyone else felt like this after...
    htings1 htings1 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    Who somebody help me ?

    I am so bored here
    Nandank Nandank 56-60, M Aug 26

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    Work Sucks

    My experiences at my job are kind of a follow up to my story about having no motivation in my life. So after about 6 months or so of being unemployed which is NOT FUN as a lot of you would agree I'm sure, I decided f*** it, i'll take whatever comes my way. Which happened to be a...
    Chloe1980 Chloe1980 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 1, 2010

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    Ugh I need a different job I really need some

    money and this job is not cutting it
    melXlo melXlo 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I was reading online

    and came across the following article which I think is valuable information for anyone who is currently discouraged with job-seeking. http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-26669971 I hope this information will give those of you who are disheartened a chance to look at yourselves...
    SoftWillie SoftWillie 61-65, M Mar 26

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    Fingers (and Toes) Crossed!

    I had a job interview yesterday, for a role that sounds absolutely perfect for me... hopefully, the people who interviewed me think that I'm perfect for the job! One of the interviewers did ask me a rather perplexing question, though... something along the lines of "If I...
    sevvysebby sevvysebby 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2009

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    Hey. I live in Columbus,

    OH. If you need me for a job and want to hire me then please message me. Thanks!
    BustyLove BustyLove 18-21, F 2 Responses May 14

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    *At the interview* Supervisor: "So,

    what made you interesting in working here at AMR?" Me: "You are hiring..." Needless to say, I got a call back 2 days ago, and I start work the 22nd! :D
    System113 System113 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    At my old job I had a confrontation with a co

    worker over a small sum I lent him (another story) ..I start approaching him aggressively about it in a parking lot around 11 pm then I hear him say "don't make me mad" ..I backed off. After I quit the job I talk to another co worker(good person) and he tells me that "my friend...
    Imaopenbook Imaopenbook 22-25, M 2 Responses May 14

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    I Knew It Was Trouble

    I have been at my job for almost 9 months, 9 long months. I will tell you I graduated in May 2012 fully expecting to go on to grad school, and I got turned down for no other reason than turning in a paper application over a electronic one, which is another story entirely. Anyways...
    kyla1098 kyla1098 22-25, F 1 Response May 21, 2013

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    Because of My Mental Health Issues...

    I was OK with my job for the last year and a half, but now it is so much more demanding.  I dont' like the environment.  I was working all night and am so exhausted!!! of course I can not sleep during the day because i have kids at home...  
    HotPinkGirl HotPinkGirl 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2008

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    Over Retail

    I need a new job and fast! I've been in retail for far far too long. I'm literally making myself sick over it. I really wish I can work in my profession but I have a year left to finish school. I want to quit my job but I can't because it's my sole income and the only way I can...
    heavenzangel heavenzangel 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2013

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    I really need to get a new job.

    My job is not terribly bad but it's just not my cup of tea. Anyone hiring? :)
    lostguest lostguest 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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    Depressed, Stuck, And Just Done

    Before I begin, I will give a bit of background. I graduated from college almost a year ago; however, during that period I didn't work (thanks to the graces of my mother) and studied full-time. That being said, entering this economy with no job experience rendered me rather...
    RebelVampire RebelVampire 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2013

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    Yes, I Sure Could Use a New...

    Yes, I sure could use a new job!  Unfortunately, though, I can no longer work.  I have been told by three doctors, including 2 neurological doctors, that I am unable to work.  I have tried for Social Security on my own, and have been turned down. 
    BowieLover1962 BowieLover1962 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2008

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    That feeling when your employer hires a new

    professional and you feel your job is at risk!!!
    daisy9314 daisy9314 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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    Im Back

    last time i was on here i was telling you about my stressful hospital visits and so and so forth but since then ive been so wrapped up i wasnt able to keep you posted, soo sorry! but not gonna make this long i have alot to do today, and im so excited! i'll post later and let you...
    bunnihearts bunnihearts 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2012

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    Grateful to Have a Job But...

    ... it's driving me insane. It's an ok job, but it's a dead-end job. This was supposed to be a temporary job for just a couple of months. Well, I've been at this job for 3+ years! Anyway, everything happens for a reason I guess!
    SparkLilly SparkLilly 31-35, F 8 Responses May 26, 2009

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    Not Exactly Your Dream Job

    I work for an Internet gaming cafe. To a lot of people, I have the perfect job: I sit on my butt all day, I spend at least 60% of the time surfing the web or playing games, I get 3 days off a week and a guaranteed 40 hours a week in pay. Downsides? Minimum wage and I...
    Ecanus Ecanus 22-25, M 5 Responses Aug 17, 2008

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    Putting Out Vibes

    I love my job for many reasons; except for my micromanaging boss. Given that everything in our department is in upheaval I prefer to jump before I have no choices!
    hischelsea hischelsea 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    What to Do . . .

    my current job isn't half bad... it pays the bills and theoretically it can be fun.... it used to be fun... the catch is that the work I do is project based, and for the last couple of... well... years actually... most of my effort proved to be pretty pointless... not that...
    delt delt 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 4, 2007

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    How Would You Like to Make Money Every Single Time You Are the People You Know Uses the Internet?

    How would you like to make money every single time you are the people you know uses the internet? I would like to tell you about iJango. iJango is a brand new company. We are in our pre-launch phase. Our official opening is August 1, 2009. iJango is the first of its kind. There...
    iJango iJango 26-30 Jul 8, 2009

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    Company Merger

    UGH so for the past 2 months our company has been in a limbo with a merger of a much larger company. I work in a very small office 12 in my dept and may 25 all together in the building. In September we found out we were merging with a much larger company. Well our dept. is...
    kyla1098 kyla1098 22-25, F Oct 24, 2013

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    I Need A Job

    Ok, this will be cryptic, but chronological:   November, 2008 hired at a major corporation - great job and praised for performance May, 2009, at an annual physical, doctor advises they think I had a heart attack July, 2009, stress test reveals no heart attack The...
    WeighToGo WeighToGo 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 11, 2010

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    Can't Complain But I Do

    I am lucky to have a job that pays the bills and puts food on the table.  However, I am getting tired of the following: 1 - Have the best numbers for our company from Chicato to the West Coast 2 - I am respected by all but my own district 3- No raise for the past 3...
    azblueeyes azblueeyes 41-45, F Oct 29, 2007

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    Bored here ! I need job in abroad !

    I'am experience in banking ! Any someone to help me ?
    Nandank Nandank 56-60, M Aug 21

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    Retail For 8+ Years And Time To Move On

    I've been in retail for 8 years and it's time for a definite change. So many college graduates at my job with bachelors, masters, and PH Ds. It's not really too much of a shock ,considering the economy. The pay is low and most of them ended up working part-time. For me, I'm back...
    RoboJam RoboJam 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2013

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    Career Change

    I dont really know the proper way to write this story about needing a job, because i dont need a job...I need and desperately want a career! I want something that i can grow and evolve with. I want something that when i leave to go home I'm fine with taking it with me. I dont...
    MrBlue86 MrBlue86 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 4, 2012

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    I GOT ONE!!!!! Got the news today.

    Major major promotional opportunity! On cloud nine!
    hischelsea hischelsea 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    so in getting a job offer at a chiroprator's

    office and I currently have a job, I really want this new job offer but I just started this job like almost 3 months ago and I really like my current position. I also have a certificate for administration to get this new job. I'm debating what to do, any opinions? please, I...
    fabmara fabmara 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Sick Of The Abuse

    I took this job four years ago with high hopes. I was even hoping I would want to stay until retirement. Little did I know that the Executive Director is a nutcase who takes pleasure in psychologically abusing people. About 80% of my coworkers are also looking for new jobs, it's...
    waynerman waynerman 56-60, M 5 Responses Sep 8, 2010

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    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jul 1

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    Transfer

    Ever since my SO was transferred to a different office my work days have significantly sucked... more than usual. But....all that is ending.... I got a transfer to the same office as him this week!!!!! It's a more secure situation and the perk will be seeing him everyday...
    hischelsea hischelsea 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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    Still Searching And In Need Of Advice

    Allow me to introduce myself and paint you a picture. My name is Meagan, and I am a 6-month-old graduate from the University of Central Florida. I graduated with a B.S. in Health Services Administration in August 2011 and with an A.A. in General Education in July 2008. I have...
    knight4ever11 knight4ever11 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 14, 2012

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    I Need A New Job

    I currently work in high delinquency collections. I hate my job. For 60+ hours a week, I am being yelled at and cursed at not only by customers, but by my employers as well. I'm supposed to help these people but my employers want me to drain...
    syrinx syrinx 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 21, 2009

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    Tired Of Job Searching Yet? I Was!!!

    Even as the navy veteran I am, it was hard for me to find work! Struggling to stay committed to school, I am yet again changing college programs (for the 4th time!). I am an entrepreneur at heart but of course I would like to stick with something to have as a "plan b". But...
    EntreyStatus EntreyStatus 22-25, M Dec 28, 2012

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    I'm In 9-5 Turmoil

    I've been at my current job for almost two years. It was great when I started. As far as an entry level, right-out-of-college job, I couldn't ask for anything more. True to their word when they interviewed me, I've become a proverbial jack-of-all-trades, and I like to think that...
    ScaredOfItAll ScaredOfItAll 21-25, M 1 Response Feb 28, 2008

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    Getting Really Frustrating

    I've been applying for a new job since winter with no luck. I finally thought that I might have had some luck last Monday, because an employer called me to see him on Monday morning. I woke up early and got there and he wasn't even there! I got stood up! I waited for an hour and...
    RatsieRizzo RatsieRizzo 22-25, F 3 Responses May 10, 2008

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    I Can't Believe It's Been 6 Months...

    Next week it will be 6 months since I lost my job.  I had the American dream - a big house in the suburbs, a six figure income, a wife and two beautiful children.  When I lost my job, it was a blow but I thought "this is only temporary" as I have a...
    crewmeistr crewmeistr 41-45, M 6 Responses Mar 10, 2010

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    Underemployed

    I graduated from college a little over a year and a half ago with a major in communication. I decided to go to college because none of the jobs that did not require a degree appealed me to, namely customer service. I did well in college and even had a few internships. Since I...
    beachfish beachfish 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4, 2013

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    CaseyHiemenz CaseyHiemenz 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    Anyone Else Been Blackballed In Their Industry?

    Professional adult male and well educated. Resigned from my job before I was going to get fired about a year ago. Curious to see if anyone else has been blackballed due to not being let go - however the way they handled their dismissal - I for one was not too pleased and didn't...
    LoneWolf37 LoneWolf37 36-40 2 Responses Aug 8, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Just got a new job working security at a hospital. I trained Thursday night even though I work first shift, the guy that trained me said the people that work in the hospital during...
    PierceTheOvercastKid PierceTheOvercastKid 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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