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THE THING YOU HATE MOST ABOUT YOUR JOB
that kid yellow at 10:40AM, May 29, 2007
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I work at QVC….some of you might know of this place. Its just a crazy job.We get real busy and alot of calls in for stuff like toe nail clippers for 21 dollars(wow) and ugly old women clothes.



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Puff_Of_Smoke at 11:12AM, May 29, 2007
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there's nothing I hate about engineering :D

but uh why the video about shoes…?
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AQua_ng at 11:18AM, May 29, 2007
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Can you edit your post so it's not all in capital letters. It's slightly off putting for me to read.

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that kid yellow at 11:26AM, May 29, 2007
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There you go i changed it, my bad.Hopefully i will find a job i like in the future.The shoes are to shoe you even though it looks like nothing and boring we get crazy calls in for them.
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Whirlwynd at 11:36AM, May 29, 2007
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I work in a can plant. If I had to pick the worst thing it would probably be the hours. The shifts are twelve hours long, and because I haven't been there long enough to earn a bid shift (working the same days every week) they can put me wherever they want, which often means I end up working seven days in a row. This week it would have been seven days but the plant was closed for Memorial Day.

The job itself sometimes bothers me too - most weeks I'm an inspector. I monitor the lines and test the product for weaknesses in the paint and all that. It's my responsibility to tell the line operators when I see something wrong with the product. Well - some of them don't like that very much. They use tactics that discourage inspectors to tell them that there are problems. I was told this would happen during my training, but I didn't understand it until I saw it myself. Some I've encountered are telling me it's not their problem (even before I've explained what I'm seeing), happily ignoring me (“That's nice! ^_^” ), getting angry at me (“Don't give me that shit,” one guy snapped at me), and rationalizing (“Oh, they won't care about that because it's getting another coat.” ) It's so frustrating, but it's helped me grow a spine, at least.
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subcultured at 11:41AM, May 29, 2007
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i don't really hate any part of my job…yet (well, maybe the paperwork).

but i do work with psyche patients (i'm a nurse) and they do keep my evenings interesting. :)
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that kid yellow at 11:48AM, May 29, 2007
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I work in a can plant. If I had to pick the worst thing it would probably be the hours. The shifts are twelve hours long, and because I haven't been there long enough to earn a bid shift (working the same days every week) they can put me wherever they want, which often means I end up working seven days in a row. This week it would have been seven days but the plant was closed for Memorial Day.

The job itself sometimes bothers me too - most weeks I'm an inspector. I monitor the lines and test the product for weaknesses in the paint and all that. It's my responsibility to tell the line operators when I see something wrong with the product. Well - some of them don't like that very much. They use tactics that discourage inspectors to tell them that there are problems. I was told this would happen during my training, but I didn't understand it until I saw it myself. Some I've encountered are telling me it's not their problem (even before I've explained what I'm seeing), happily ignoring me (“That's nice! ^_^” ), getting angry at me (“Don't give me that shit,” one guy snapped at me), and rationalizing (“Oh, they won't care about that because it's getting another coat.” ) It's so frustrating, but it's helped me grow a spine, at least.




o my i feel your pain. at least your getting good hours i have to fight for my hours. i work on call. and to sub yo job sounds very interesting
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carly_mizzou at 11:51AM, May 29, 2007
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What do I hate most about my job? Hmmmmm that'd have to be Volte6! (oh snap, ha ha ha!) C'mon now I'm just teasing! (couldn't help myself there!)
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that kid yellow at 11:53AM, May 29, 2007
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lol
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Volte6 at 11:54AM, May 29, 2007
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I'm sure the fact that I constantly quote charlie the unicorn whenever she walks by ( replacing “Charlie” with “Carly” ) doesn't help that.
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SpANG at 12:45PM, May 29, 2007
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I'm sure the fact that I constantly quote charlie the unicorn whenever she walks by ( replacing “Charlie” with “Carly” ) doesn't help that.
Heeeeey, Carly! C'mon Carly! We're going to Candy Mountain!

MY toenail clipper cost 99 cents, and it came with a figernail clipper and an emory board (whatever that is). lol!
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suzi at 1:41PM, May 29, 2007
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Hmm…not having one :/
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AQua_ng at 1:50PM, May 29, 2007
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Having to work with other fifteen year olds.

IT'S CALLED SCHOOL.

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that kid yellow at 2:12PM, May 29, 2007
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lol yeah school sucks i know.
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kyupol at 3:10PM, May 29, 2007
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boring… sitting down all the time.

I have to at least walk around and stretch every couple hours.

Dead end. Little to no room for advancement. But thats all temporary. As someday I will rise… someday. ;)
NOW UPDATING!!!
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Hijuda at 3:18PM, May 29, 2007
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Research papers. Motherfucking research papers.
It's a comic!

LOLOL LAMFAO
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skoolmunkee at 3:52PM, May 29, 2007
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Heeeeey, Carly! C'mon Carly! We're going to Candy Mountain!
Hey I was gonna say that! >:[

Candy Mountain, Carlyyyy! Yeah Candy Mountain!
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LIZARD_B1TE at 4:33PM, May 29, 2007
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THE THING YOU HATE MOST ABOUT YOUR JOB

The fact that I don't have one.
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Hguyver at 4:34PM, May 29, 2007
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I hate the mind numbing tediousness of my job. I work at a store, I could spend hours straightening up a department, ten minutes later it's trashed and I have to start all over again. And again. And again. AND AGAIN. Thank god I'm quiting.
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SilverWordz at 5:13PM, May 29, 2007
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I like the work that I do… it's usually something a little new and different every day.
The bad part of the job is working with the advertising reps.

I work at a newspaper, in the graphic design department, where we build all the ads that get published in our paper. That's the fun part. I'm in a position of management where I get to relay back and forth with the sales reps, who seem to do everything they can to make our jobs difficult. Smiling at us, and backstabbing us all at the same time. :)

Though I enjoy the problem solving and troubleshooting that comes with the position, sometimes I wonder if I might just be happier going back to just being a straight up graphic artist and not even knowing half the stuff that goes on. At the same time, I'm grateful for the knowledge and ability to step in and make changes too. So I won't complain too much. I suppose.

Whirlwynd - I can understand a bit what it's like to work with the line operators. I think just about anywhere you go there are people who would rather turn a blind eye, than take the effort to fix the problem. That would drive me nuts.
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deletedbyrequest03 at 5:40PM, May 29, 2007
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I don't have a job. But my older friends do. It's mostly just hating their bosses for being racist assholes.

School sucks, too! All you do is sit around all day and wait for it to end. And the worst part is? No pay!

Man, I wish they would actually put a clock in my cafeteria… They can't afford a clock?!

This year, school's full of BS!!!
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gothelin at 5:41PM, May 29, 2007
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Shuuunnnnnn the non-believer! Shuuuuunnnn!!

I work in admin at the moment. What I hate most are the people. Don't get me wrong, they're nice people. But when there's 12 of them and only one of you and they all put crap on your desk at 9am that they need by 10am….you start feeling the urge to kill. Particularly when you know for a fact that they've been moving that specific piece of paper around their own desk for the last three weeks. Its so disrespectful, not only to me but to the 11 other people that I work for and their many clients for them to do that.

I've been told I should be flattered that they do it because it means they think I'm super capable. They have even said that's why they do it - they know I'll get it done no matter what. Its still rude and disrespectful though, I don't care what excuse they use to try and justify it.

Wow, I feel a whole lot better having gotten that out.
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SilverWordz at 6:17PM, May 29, 2007
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I work in admin at the moment. What I hate most are the people. Don't get me wrong, they're nice people. But when there's 12 of them and only one of you and they all put crap on your desk at 9am that they need by 10am….you start feeling the urge to kill. Particularly when you know for a fact that they've been moving that specific piece of paper around their own desk for the last three weeks. Its so disrespectful, not only to me but to the 11 other people that I work for and their many clients for them to do that.

I've been told I should be flattered that they do it because it means they think I'm super capable. They have even said that's why they do it - they know I'll get it done no matter what. Its still rude and disrespectful though, I don't care what excuse they use to try and justify it.

I know that feeling! It is flattering, but it's also taking advantage of you. It can seriously cross a line too, when suddenly you're not only responsible for your job responsibilities, but you're fulfilling other people's responsibilities too. I've been there and came awfully close to burning out and walking out the door yelling obscenities at everyone on the way. :)
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Cthulhu at 6:25PM, May 29, 2007
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My pay is too good to complain about my job.
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Aussie_kid at 7:38PM, May 29, 2007
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Well I work in a comic book shop. Let's see what I've got to complain about.

- 12 year olds who yell, scream and whine (In those annoying pre-pubescent voices where every second word has some misplaced profane word) that I gave them a ‘dud’ pack of trading cards on purpose and should therefore give them a free one as compensation

- Star Trek nerds who drool over the models of the ships and then leave their prints and saliva all over the cases (it's a bitch to clean up, let me tell you)

- I have to get up at 5 in the morning to get a bus and then a train into Sydney city, which can take an hour and a half, all so I can help open the shop at 7am (So you know, I arrive there with 3 minutes to spare)

- Japanese kids who scoff at me for reading manga during some quiet periods (So I like Deathnote, who cares?)

- When we do get busy, every one knows I'm the reliable one, so they almost automatically take lunch breaks that aren't scheduled for another 4 hours

- The closest fast food place is Subway, it takes me 10 minutes to get there, 5 minutes for the staff to get off their arses and make the damn sandwich, and I only get a half hour break

- The manager reports me if I spend even one minute longer on my break, despite the fact she disappears for two hours when she's only supposed to have one hour off

- No store discounts or freebies

Yeah, it's not as glamourous as it may seem. I mean hey, we hardly ever get busy and I can handle the customers and co-workers, it's just not exactly a job I'd suggest every one try and get
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silentkitty at 7:48PM, May 29, 2007
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Bossy customers who think they're better than me because I am behind a counter.
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Phantom Penguin at 7:49PM, May 29, 2007
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The whole “war” thing.
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mattvoid at 9:33PM, May 29, 2007
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Lets see, 12 hour workdays, and people that are filled with apathy about their world and changing it.
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gigafelz at 11:12PM, May 29, 2007
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long hours and things that are very difficult to clean that must be spotless also space chimps I hate space chimps
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that kid yellow at 7:20AM, May 30, 2007
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and i thought my job was bad
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