[ISTJ] What jobs have you hated in the past?

What jobs have you hated in the past?

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This is a discussion on What jobs have you hated in the past? within the ISTJ Forum - The Duty Fulfillers forums, part of the SJ's Temperament Forum- The Overseers category; What jobs have you tried, and hated? What was your experience with them? Was it difficult to stomach?...

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    What jobs have you hated in the past?

    What jobs have you tried, and hated? What was your experience with them? Was it difficult to stomach?
    Last edited by Wake; 09-30-2010 at 01:36 PM. Reason: I was distracted, and typing incoherently
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    Outside sales. I hated cold calls.

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    I've never hated a job, except one where a big personality conflict, as well as a conflict about how things should be done, happened between myself and my boss. But I like most jobs.

    I am pretty sure I would hate sales though. I hate talking on phones with strangers.
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    I worked at a Toyota factory for a summer job twice. I hated that job intensely because the day dragged on, I had to stand up all day (which made my feet hurt), and I had absolutely nothing to stimulate my mind. It was pure unskilled labor that made me dumber by the minute.

    Another job I hated was a brief stint at an Amazon.com warehouse. That job was the worst job ever. It was constantly over 100 degrees in there and they would no turn on the A\C they had because it would cost money. I had to walk around 10-14 miles a day working 5 days, 10 hours per day with a bit of mandatory overtime thrown in occasionally. There were usually 2 or so people that had hearstrokes per week. I left that job on the 5th day in a row one week because I couldn't stand it anymore. I just took my scanner and laid it on the floor and walked out withou clocking out. Screw that place.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Qadosh View Post
    It was constantly over 100 degrees in there and they would no turn on the A\C they had because it would cost money. I had to walk around 10-14 miles a day working 5 days, 10 hours per day with a bit of mandatory overtime thrown in occasionally.
    I don't need to be mentally stimulated, but to know that I do something worth doing is my focus. Conditions are not to be downplayed though. Seriously, they wanted you to do such a physical job w/o A/C? ridiculous.
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    Cubicle farm worker. Taking customer service calls for a VERY well-known mail-order company. Management had no problems throwing agents under the bus, despite the fact that the agents would follow the rules to the letter. I hated this. If you (management) tell me to do something as part of my job, then I am going to do it. Do not change the rules mid-stream and then blame it on me.

    If you took too long on a call, you got in trouble (this is the part I hated; if I'm there to solve the problems, allow me the dignity to solve it right the first time regardless of how long it takes. Better to take longer the first time and have it done correctly than to do it halfway and force the customer to call back half a dozen times and become disgruntled with the company and their service).

    Lastly, the customers who weren't satisfied with your solution(s). Nothing was good enough for these folks, despite the fact that you took care of their problem, they felt a sense of entitlement that they didn't rightly deserve, and quite honestly, they just liked to argue and bitch. I couldn't get these types off the phone fast enough; they taxed my patience to the limit.

    The pay and benefits were great for this area of the country that I live in. However, you NEEDED the pay and benefits because that place literally sucked the life out of you. Once I finally got away from there, people started telling me how good I looked. I thought they were crazy until I ran into a few people that still worked in the call center. Their skin was gray. Literally. They looked and acted like tired zombies ... like the life had literally been sucked out of them.
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