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What made you smile today? Part III

Old Jul 24th 2011, 1:36 pm
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I just saw a teenager wearing a bmx helmet riding up the road on what looked like a bicycle that had been converted into a tricycle with a small lawnmower engine between the rear wheels.
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Old Jul 24th 2011, 2:07 pm
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Originally Posted by cindyabs View Post
Yesterday was my second day as a concierge at one of our vendor hotels. The sales manager decided to "try me out." We are still supposed to sell tickets, but also do concierge duties as well. The first day pickings were slim since people were either checking out, or as they ch ecked in were more intent in getting into their rooms to recover from their travel or finding a place to have dinner, so no great shakes at all in the sales department. However, yesterday I was busy as a bee, setting a record for sales at that hotel AND satisfying the guests.

The upside is the pay rate is 9.00 an hour for a concierge vs 7.50 an hour as a ticket seller. Also I get to sit down AND I'M IN AC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The downside is that it's a longer day-clocked in at 755 and clocked out at 645. Also they only have a concierge at that hotel 2 days a week Fri and Sat, so it's back to the great outdoors for me the rest of the week.

Ah well, it's a start.
Well done, you sounds like the 'try out' was a great success!
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Old Jul 24th 2011, 2:29 pm
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Originally Posted by cindyabs View Post
Yesterday was my second day as a concierge at one of our vendor hotels. The sales manager decided to "try me out." We are still supposed to sell tickets, but also do concierge duties as well. The first day pickings were slim since people were either checking out, or as they ch ecked in were more intent in getting into their rooms to recover from their travel or finding a place to have dinner, so no great shakes at all in the sales department. However, yesterday I was busy as a bee, setting a record for sales at that hotel AND satisfying the guests.

The upside is the pay rate is 9.00 an hour for a concierge vs 7.50 an hour as a ticket seller. Also I get to sit down AND I'M IN AC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The downside is that it's a longer day-clocked in at 755 and clocked out at 645. Also they only have a concierge at that hotel 2 days a week Fri and Sat, so it's back to the great outdoors for me the rest of the week.

Ah well, it's a start.

You are an amazing lady
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Old Jul 24th 2011, 4:07 pm
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You are an amazing lady
says the woman with a heart 2 sizes too big!

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Old Jul 24th 2011, 4:08 pm
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Well done, you sounds like the 'try out' was a great success!
and thanks for that AND showing your face,
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Mark Cavendish winning the green jersey at the Tour de France. Best British sportsman at the moment, consistently wins when the pressure is on.
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Old Jul 25th 2011, 11:51 am
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

Originally Posted by cindyabs View Post
Yesterday was my second day as a concierge at one of our vendor hotels. The sales manager decided to "try me out." We are still supposed to sell tickets, but also do concierge duties as well. The first day pickings were slim since people were either checking out, or as they ch ecked in were more intent in getting into their rooms to recover from their travel or finding a place to have dinner, so no great shakes at all in the sales department. However, yesterday I was busy as a bee, setting a record for sales at that hotel AND satisfying the guests.

The upside is the pay rate is 9.00 an hour for a concierge vs 7.50 an hour as a ticket seller. Also I get to sit down AND I'M IN AC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The downside is that it's a longer day-clocked in at 755 and clocked out at 645. Also they only have a concierge at that hotel 2 days a week Fri and Sat, so it's back to the great outdoors for me the rest of the week.

Ah well, it's a start.
All the best with it, Cindy. You deserve a break, and some good luck.
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Old Jul 25th 2011, 1:20 pm
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Default Re: What made you smile today? Part III

Originally Posted by cindyabs View Post
Yesterday was my second day as a concierge at one of our vendor hotels. The sales manager decided to "try me out." We are still supposed to sell tickets, but also do concierge duties as well. The first day pickings were slim since people were either checking out, or as they ch ecked in were more intent in getting into their rooms to recover from their travel or finding a place to have dinner, so no great shakes at all in the sales department. However, yesterday I was busy as a bee, setting a record for sales at that hotel AND satisfying the guests.

The upside is the pay rate is 9.00 an hour for a concierge vs 7.50 an hour as a ticket seller. Also I get to sit down AND I'M IN AC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The downside is that it's a longer day-clocked in at 755 and clocked out at 645. Also they only have a concierge at that hotel 2 days a week Fri and Sat, so it's back to the great outdoors for me the rest of the week.

Ah well, it's a start.

Well good luck and God bless with that!!
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Old Jul 25th 2011, 2:37 pm
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An old Cherokee told his grandson, "My son, there is a battle between two wolves inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, inferiority, lies, & ego. The other is Good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy, & truth." The boy thought about it, and asked "Grandfather, which wolf wins?" The old man quietly replied, "The one you feed"
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My manicure. It's so bogan it's good.

(bogan = chav)
Wow!
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Old Jul 25th 2011, 11:00 pm
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My husband asked an English couple if they were Australian today, then he came home and told me about it.
Well he did get a job fixing their daughter's a/c.
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Reading a new poll that shows 2/3 of Americans disapprove of the way the republicans are handling the debt crisis and that 2/3 agree with a balanced approach of reduced expenditures and some tax increases. Perhaps the Tea Party and the Repubs who have been kissing their asses just might pay dearly in the next election.

What made me pissed me off? A Tea party Repub saying "Principles are not negotiable." When what he meant was, theirs have to be but ours aren't.
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