It's a fact of life: Not all jobs are created equal.
Most of us have experienced the excitement over getting an interview or a job offer...only to learn that the job description may have been a bit too good to be true.
If you're lucky (and smart), you leave those jobs immediately. That's exactly what these people did:
I work as a nanny. But when I first got into childcare I was just babysitting. So it was my first night babysitting for this one family, things went well changed some diapers, put the baby to sleep and that was about it.
Parents come home and are very drunk. They asked me to stay for a little while after they got back which was weird. Then they offered me, a 16-year-old at the time, a drink.
Feeling a little pressured I took it and just sipped on it. Then the mom got really close to me and says I probably shouldn’t be driving home after having a drink. Once again feeling a little pressured I was thinking about accepting. So I asked if I’d just be sleeping on the couch.
I’ll never forget her next words to me, she says “Oh no honey. You’ll be going to bed with us.” I noped out of there so fast! I think I ran to my car but it was kind of just a panicked blur. Left my purse there and everything. – PM_ME_UR_baaby
It was a shop that refurbished train suspension hydraulics. 40% of the guys were missing at least part of a finger, maintainence guy was missing 4 on one hand and 1.5 on another. Half the guys were high and the guy training me stormed out half way through the second day.
I was like yeeaaah, I’m just going to dip out now… – IamtheBiscuit
Many years ago I worked at a popular sports bar as a line cook. First day they had me train with a guy who didn’t speak English for 2 hours. Not a huge deal.
Mostly you observe people in a kitchen and that’s how you learn.
Owner came back and said she was scheduling me to be alone the next day…which was Super Bowl Sunday. Noped out of there so fast. Left right then and there. – Feralmedic
I left halfway through the orientation when I found out it was a job selling those expensive vacuum cleaners door-to-door. – yourmomknowswhatsup