Jobs With Awful Downsides That You Wish You'd Known About

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Everyone expects to learn things on the job. Unfortunately, sometimes what you learn is that there are parts of your job that would have prevented you from taking it in the first place, if you'd learned them in advance.

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Entry by AmyB8484

I wish I'd known my job at a Major Super-Retailer chain would entail OP Cleaning poop off the bathroom walls on a regular basis.

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Entry by AmyB8484

When I started working in the claims department of a major health insurance company, I wish I'd known the only, possible way to meet the insane quota

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Entry by Ka-ga-mi

I never expected a fast food job to ACarlsrs Carls CHARBROILED BURGERS involve SO much heavy lifting. CRACKED.COM

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Entry by Hestutomo

When I took a post as a veterinarian I was prepared to be scratched now and then, but I didn't expect my friends to assume I was depressed.... since t

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Entry by PollyDarton

Working in a Mexican restaurant, my clothes always smelled like deep fried tortilla.. unless I left some of my clothes in my car in which case my car

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Entry by PollyDarton

I wish I had known when I started teaching Since the beginning of time. man has created many myths with many different functions. 2 things came to be.

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Entry by AmyB8484

I wish I'd known that being a mid-level manager would mean I'd have just enough authority to be held responsible for everything that went wrong, but n

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Jobs With Awful Downsides That You Wish You'd Known About

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Entry by Sonny Time

CRACKED.COM LIARS AND THIEVES In commission appliance sales I learned that customers lie, competitors lie, and sometimes coworkers steal your sales.

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Entry by DroppinShitz

Stop biting me! Groomersspendhalftheirday resistingtheurge Do you brush even her?! c..andtheotherhalf resistingtheurge

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Entry by Hestutomo

I didn't know working in retail can overwork your heels to the point that they swell, making every step hurt like hell. I do now. CRACKEDCOMT

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Entry by AmyB8484

Before taking a job with a maid service, I wish I'd known we were supposed to do a fast job, rather than a good job, to maximize profit. I made the mi

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THOUGHT JoINING THE COAST GUARD WOULD mean PATROLLING THE HIGH seAs. TURnS OUT most OF mY TImE IS spent NAVIGATING THROUGH PAPERWORK AT my DeSK.

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The temp agency told me that I'd be removing GRabN insulation from an attic. They didn't tell me that it was going to be soaked in rodent urine or tha

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Entry by JarOCats

GRAGKEDCOM LITTLE DID 0 KNOW THAT WORKING IN A BAKERY WOULD DESTROY MY APPETITE FOR BAKED GOODS FOR YEARS. THE SCENT OF SUGAR WAS so CLOYING, EVEN SME

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Entry by Knick-Knack

I wish someone HaD told me just how MUCH of each task Actual site visits CRAG CAD drawings MIINDDINUUTMBING DATA ENTTRY an engineering intern actually

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Entry by mrlarry

When 1 agreed to play Santa Claus, no mentioned one that the big fake beard block can your vision of the area immediately in front of your lower body

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Entry by Hestutomo

I thought working as a graphic designer for a major company would be exciting and fun. As it turns out, most of the time I work off a template which m

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Entry by Sonny Time

I was hired at an appliance store to stock the shelves and maintain the floor displays. M BA They didn't tell me that I'd be the go to person for food

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Entry by Hestutomo

I didn't know that as a door-to-door salesman, I would have to pay my own traveling expenses like fares and meals. Sometimes I ended the work day wors

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Entry by jaykay

CRACKED.COM When I started to work in the pizza industry, I didn't realize 'bisso DISS 31 most places make you deliver regardless of the weather. So I

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It didn't take long to realize that half of my job as a waiter on the graveyard shift was kicking the homeless out. ORK STREET 2 It was heartbreaking.

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Entry by JarOCats

BEFORE WORKING IN A MOVIE THEATER, WISH I'D KNOWN I'D HAVE TO FEND OFF RATS CLINGING TO BIG BAGS OF PRE-POPPED POPCORN GRAOT STORED BEHIND THE SCREEN.

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