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job hatred

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Vanity, Mar 27, 2005.

  1. Vanity

    Vanity Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 7,673 Likes Received: 6
    so a lot of people hate to work (if you enjoy your work, might as well press the back button now).. that's a given.. but i was wondering how much ya'll hate your jobs?

    me.. within an hour of leaving on friday, i'm already wincing at the fact that i have to come back on monday.. all day on sunday, i look at the clock thinking "only __ hours til i have to go back."
     
  2. fermentor666

    fermentor666 Veteran Member

    Joined: Sep 27, 2003 Messages: 8,152 Likes Received: 15
    I've felt that way at a lot of jobs. Especially when I was a car courier in this city that is outrageous to drive in.

    And towards the very end of my 3+ year stint as a projectionist, even though I liked the job, I started to get almost panic attacks on the nights before I had to work 14 hours shifts (twice a week) running 6 movie screens on equipment that was built, in some cases, over 70 years ago..
     
  3. »§ÜGÅR«

    »§ÜGÅR« Senior Member

    Joined: Aug 16, 2003 Messages: 1,519 Likes Received: 0
    believe it or not..i've learned to love it.

    it sounds corny, but if you go to work everyday with a bad attitude/outlook on your day, it's definitely gonna be shitty. I've been going in with a pretty positive attitude and just letting customer attitudes or employee tudes roll off my back.

    now.. on the other hand, other jobs i've had, like circuit city, that shit sucked and i started gettin annoyed on the drive there..
     
  4. krs702

    krs702 Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 6, 2000 Messages: 1,212 Likes Received: 0
    the last job i had i kept on staring the clock down every good 30minutes.
    it wasn't even a bad job i just rather not have a job at all. i rather live with no job.
     
  5. mackfatsoe

    mackfatsoe Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 8, 2004 Messages: 6,532 Likes Received: 168
    i enjoy construction, actually.


    but FUCK macy's.
     
  6. boogie hands

    boogie hands 12oz Legend

    Joined: Feb 15, 2001 Messages: 16,059 Likes Received: 13
    i have a love/hate relationship with my job...

    when im out traveling its great...when i get back to the office i hate it and cant wait to go home and relax. it is what it is though...i have a nice car, a house, and i can spend money without having to stress about it. work is shitty but i cant get enough of the money.
     
  7. crushkilldestroy

    crushkilldestroy New Jack

    Joined: Mar 17, 2005 Messages: 58 Likes Received: 0
    i have a love/hate relationship with my job.

    good....
    1. - i get to tell people what to do.
    2. - i have a 2 minute walk to get to work every morning.
    3. - nice fat discount on stuff, including a 5 finger discount for anything pocketsized. i've got a fat collection of pocketknives,
    4. - i know a lot of my customers, and a lot of them are great people.
    5. - i've been there forever, so i've got hella job security.
    6. - i get cheap store demo products/display shelves/etc.....(if anyone lives around kc and wants a krylon rack, gimme a holler. i've got one taking up space in my room)
    7. - i'm the boss, which makes me feel like a big tough guy, even though i'm not at all.

    bad....
    1. - i'm the one who gets to calm down irate customers.
    2. - i'm the one who gets to fill in when people call in sick.
    3. - i get paid the same whether i work 40 hours a week or 60 hours a week.
    4. - i have to deal with an asshole DM.
    5. - i can't have a beard (asshole DM)
    6. - i get to relay messages from the asshole DM to my employees, and they all have a tendency to shoot the messenger.
    7. - all of the general bullshit that comes with being the boss.

    so yeah, i could go either way. i never imagined myself working at a hardware store, but i guess this is where i ended up.

    edit - whoa, that dude above me said the "love/hate" line too. creepy.
     
  8. dojafx

    dojafx Member

    Joined: Nov 20, 2001 Messages: 831 Likes Received: 0
    eh, you'd be pretty pissed too if you worked at wal mart
     
  9. Neskoner

    Neskoner New Jack

    Joined: Jan 6, 2003 Messages: 0 Likes Received: 1
    im currently unemployed,but the only job i enjoyed was bein a paper boy..i got high at 6 in the morning and walked around my neighborhood throwing up tags..
     
  10. fermentor666

    fermentor666 Veteran Member

    Joined: Sep 27, 2003 Messages: 8,152 Likes Received: 15

    Dream job.




    Other than doing the projectionist thing, which could be really frustrating but was still a good job, I can't think of a job that I had where the positives outweighed the negatives. I've been a:

    Dishwasher
    Car courier
    Camp counsler for 3-5 year olds
    CVS photo tech
    TV Delivery/stock boy
    Warehouse worker for Newbury Comics (New England-based CD store chain)
    Graphic designer for a suspected pedophile (as posted on the Ask a Gay Guy thread)
    Stock boy/Retail worker for the local ivy league Barnes and Nobles-owned mega-clothing store

    I guess the camp counsler job was ok, but after 4 summers in a row doing it, I got pretty sick of it. Right now I'm doing the job hunt and it's fucking hard without a college degree.
     
  11. HESHIANDET

    HESHIANDET Guest



    i just fucking did that. im so bummed out right now......


    fuck working
     
  12. GREENOJOS

    GREENOJOS Member

    Joined: Dec 16, 2003 Messages: 426 Likes Received: 0
    i can't wait until i retire. i fucking hate working. its a never ending battle and that drives me crazy. i want closure or to see some sort of end to everything and with work / life there is no such end, until death.

    its frusterating the fuck out of me lately
     
  13. smokejuda

    smokejuda Member

    Joined: Mar 24, 2003 Messages: 611 Likes Received: 0
    i got a fuckin felony.. so i really had 2 great jobs working for 2 dope clothing companies... both of em shafetd me becuase im a slack motherfucker...and so after all the shit i went and got a normal job at a camera store and 2 months into the job background check comes up and seeya later alligator.. now i dj in shitty bars playin shitty music on the weekends... job isnt that bad but cant make a livin off of 3 days a week workin.... need more doe....
     
  14. JudgeMathis

    JudgeMathis Member

    Joined: Mar 9, 2004 Messages: 550 Likes Received: 8
    I just quit my job as a telemarketer. i did it for 2 years. that shit fucking sucked.
     
  15. FunktionOne

    FunktionOne Member

    Joined: Jun 30, 2000 Messages: 589 Likes Received: 0
    Fuck...ever job has it's ups and down's
    I never thought I'd say it, but I miss my old assit. manager job at kinko's. Sure I had to take the blame everytime a customers job wasn't finished on time, but hey. I still made the most of it, I got so much shit for free, it's fucking ridiculous... and beter yet in a college town with plenty of good looking design students and clueless sorority girls.

    I have trouble keeping a positive attitude with my new job....
     
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