Looks good. It was missed here due to rain and storms.
Bad choices never end up well...always wondered what possessed somebody to name a company hammer and sickle...khmer rouge, himmler boys, shinning path, mao zedong were taken? It doesn't matter if they had no russian affiliation and were based is the USA...that was just plain stupid.Well, I listened to my favorite cigar podcast a week to late or I would have posted this before all the cigars sold out. Hammer & Sickle cigars were at a deep discount last week, buy 1 box get 2 box's free.
Long story short the maker of Hammer and Sickle cigars and vodka diffused because of the push back they were getting over the war in Ukraine, even though they have no affiliation with Russia and they are a US based company.
Ghosting happens on both ends. Supposedly applicants have many choices, so they never call back or it’s a game they’re playing. Not so sure on the unemployment side now since it’s so little they can acquire. Another opinion is so many potential employees were ruined with all the government monies and prefer to live on much less. Seems too many of the younger generations do not care about success, new homes, cars, goals, action plans or their future. As Mark said probably on the company side it, isn’t someone a possible good candidate would even want to work for. I’m Glad I retired a couple years ago…It doesn’t make it right, but the flip side of this is how frustrating it is for an interviewee to take a half to full day to go in for an interview, and then never hear anything from the company afterwards. It’s a two way street.
That is true at an entry level job... but I'm hiring for general manager with a pay around 70K plus benefits...which is not bad for the swampsI know I gripe about this new generation, but in fairness they're kinda screwed. When I was their age my rent was 400 for a nice house in a nice neighborhood, car payment 200 for a decent ride, and you could drink all night for 25 bucks and grab something to eat. Now rent's 1200 , car payment isat least 300 and beer is 3-4 bucks a bottle and they're making the same crap wage that I did 25 years ago.
Come in early(off the clock) , stay late(off the clock), you don't need a personal life. Hell we're payin you a whole fifteen dollars an hour. These kids are forced to live with mom and dad, which is socially acceptable now, so that gives them the option to say "screw that, I quit".
They have employers by the short ones and this generation is smart enough to know it. They have the option of picking their employer and they're not afraid to move on to something better for themselves. Loyalty works both ways. If a company takes care of their employees, physically, mentally and financially, they'll earn loyalty from employees. You work someone into the dirt for crap wages, don't complain when they stop showing up.
As far as "living" off of unemployment, that's not a reality. Most states max out at a couple hundred bucks, some not even that much and it's for a limited time. It's also a percentage of your average quarter. So if you made 300 a week you'll get around 125(maybe) on unemployment. Working construction i get laid off yearly. My state pays max 560 a week. That's less than a third of my wage. It's enough to exist but no where close enough to actually "live".
Sorry about the rant. I know most of yunz guys are on the management side and understandably see it opposite of me. I understand your complaints about these kids.. trust me. I go through apprentices like crazy. I always ask em if they like the work and if they can see themselves doing it for 40 years. If they say "the money's good" , I tell em to find something they like to do or they'll end up old, with a broken down body , hating life and no other options, like the rest of us old guys.
I'm too old to flip the script and do something I enjoy but these kids aren't. Good for them. Take advantage while you can cause it'll flip back to everyone scavenging for any old job soon enough.
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Yeah that's a big difference. It's not bad for up here either.That is true at an entry level job... but I'm hiring for general manager with a pay around 70K plus benefits...which is not bad for the swamps
shoes on the beach...with black socks i bet.....Haven't been around lately. Just got off a couple week hit of 7-12s. Just enough time to nap and go back to work.
Now time to get ready to go to the beach next week. We rented a condo in Myrtle for a month. She's staying the month. I'm heading down first and last week. I have a few side jobs I HAVE to get done in June.
Last year was my first trip to the beach. I loved it. I don't think I've ever been that relaxed. If it wasn't for the third degree sun burn on my legs it would of even been better. I wear jeans and work boots everyday of my life so after my first day there I had swollen, blistered legs. I've learned that sunscreen isn't just for kids and albinos. Lol
And yeah Zig , I wear shoes on the beach.. lol
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