Culture What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?  

Desertrat89
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List Rules Don't list specific names (CEOs, coworkers, companies, etc), please.

Unless you have that dream job where you work your own high-paying hours designing illusions for top tier magicians on the Vegas strip... you probably have something about your job you hate. Some of us work under the most employee-hating conditions imaginable (Wal-Mart *cough*), some of us work 3 jobs just to keep the lights on and some of us do ok but have to spend all the hours of our lives sitting in flourescent-lit cubes. What's the worst thing about your job? And please, add yours, because I only scratched the surface here. Vote... and ADD.

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Upper Management Is Out of Tou... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Upper Management Is Out of Touch

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Favoritism is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
VanessaHawelu added Favoritism

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No Chance of Promotion is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
No Chance of Promotion

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Lazy Coworkers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Lazy Coworkers

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So Boring is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
So Boring

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Your Boss in General is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Your Boss in General

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Stupid Rules is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
ChloeFletcher added Stupid Rules

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Having to Show Up is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Bootsdad added Having to Show Up

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No Benefits is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
No Benefits

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No Holiday Bonus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
No Holiday Bonus

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Getting Left With Spare or Oth... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
kaylive added Getting Left With Spare or Other People Work

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Can't Speak Honestly is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Can't Speak Honestly

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Hiding How You Really Feel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Hiding How You Really Feel

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Schedule is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
VanessaHawelu added Schedule

Things Your Mother Told You... That She Was Right About

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Crappy Equipment is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Crappy Equipment

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Decisions Based Only On Money is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
looksharp added Decisions Based Only On Money

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Managers Don't Feel the Conseq... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
looksharp added Managers Don't Feel the Consequences of Their Decisions

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Coworkers Steal Credit is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Coworkers Steal Credit

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Co-workers is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Co-workers

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Being Treated Like a Disposabl... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Being Treated Like a Disposable Cog

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No Time Off On Holidays is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
No Time Off On Holidays

The Best Qualities in a Man

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No Overtime is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
No Overtime

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Too Much Work, Not Enough Empl... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
looksharp added Too Much Work, Not Enough Employees

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Bad Customers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Alperabo added Bad Customers

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Minimum Wage is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Minimum Wage

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On Feet All Day Long is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
On Feet All Day Long

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Nepotism is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
VanessaHawelu added Nepotism

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Loud, Loud Co-workers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Milton Houten added Loud, Loud Co-workers

80 Great Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree

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Outdated Computers is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Outdated Computers

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Cubicles is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Cubicles

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Hours Are Too Long is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Hours Are Too Long

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No Union is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
No Union

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Boss Treats You Like Personal ... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Boss Treats You Like Personal Assistant

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Commute is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?

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Cruel Boss is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Cruel Boss

16 Movie "In Jokes" You Probably Didn't Notice

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Dangerous is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Dangerous

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Company Verges On Criminal is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Company Verges On Criminal

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Required Overtime is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
VanessaHawelu added Required Overtime

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Paperwork is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
looksharp added Paperwork

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Inane Chitchat is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Inane Chitchat

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Too Many Meetings is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Too Many Meetings

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Outdoors in Bad Weather is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Outdoors in Bad Weather

The Best Jobs in the World

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Bad Chairs is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Bad Chairs

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Dress Code is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
VanessaHawelu added Dress Code

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The Union is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
The Union

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Affirmative Action is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
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Homework is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
Homework

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No Free Food is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
rodepatrick214 added No Free Food

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Having a Defamatory Statement ... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
sweetlime0 added Having a Defamatory Statement Placed in Your File and Not Being Able to Remove It.

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No Employee Parking is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list What's the Worst Thing About Your Job?
No Employee Parking