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Old Oct 21st 2006, 12:43 am
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Originally Posted by Terrier
Your staff are only as good as their management. My staff take calculated risks when needed and are cautious when needed, they are encouraged and rewarded for their efforts and achevements, both verbally, $$$ and other tokens of appriciation like leaving early etc. I have a very low turnover, only one person has left my department in the last 3 years and that was becasue her husband was got a job in Atlanta, I have only had to sack 2 people in that time and that was for performance issues which they were warned and written up on before they were fired.
I think you just must be a poor manager, where as I have been promoted twice in 3 years and make over $150,000. I guess you get what you pay for.

Wow - thats a bit different to your deadwood statement - come on make your mind up!

And in my experience the amount you get paid does not always reflect the quality of the person.

Finally, anyone who is frankly tacky enough to post their salary on a public board is clearly looking to impress and therefore more than likely inflated it considerably
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 12:44 am
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Originally Posted by dbj1000
How very, very funny! Painfully funny in fact.

Mate, I make rather a lot more than that. Was I supposed to be impressed?
Of course you do. (Jimmy Chin)
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 12:45 am
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I'm smelling a lot of sh!t on this thread - I shall depart stage left
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 12:46 am
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Originally Posted by Terrier
Of course you do. (Jimmy Chin)

its like being in a playground here - and my dad has a bigger car than both of your dads
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 12:47 am
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Originally Posted by Big D
Wow - thats a bit different to your deadwood statement - come on make your mind up!

And in my experience the amount you get paid does not always reflect the quality of the person.

Finally, anyone who is frankly tacky enough to post their salary on a public board is clearly looking to impress and therefore more than likely inflated it considerably
I agree... I earn $1,000,000 a year... but I've no need to boast.
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Originally Posted by Jerseygirl
That's another shock you're in for if you're transferred to this area...you'll be lucky if you get a 30 min lunch break.

If only I took lunch breaks!!! its the bastards that work for me - somewhere i went very wrong!!
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 12:51 am
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Originally Posted by anotherlimey
I agree... I earn $1,000,000 a year... but I've no need to boast.

Really - you had to take that paycut then?
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 12:52 am
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Originally Posted by BigDavyG
I'm smelling a lot of sh!t on this thread -
and that's different to other threads - how?
but granted it does smell stronger here!
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Originally Posted by Terrier
Your staff are only as good as their management. My staff take calculated risks when needed and are cautious when needed, they are encouraged and rewarded for their efforts and achevements, both verbally, $$$ and other tokens of appriciation like leaving early etc. I have a very low turnover, only one person has left my department in the last 3 years and that was becasue her husband was got a job in Atlanta, I have only had to sack 2 people in that time and that was for performance issues which they were warned and written up on before they were fired.
I think you just must be a poor manager, where as I have been promoted twice in 3 years and make over $150,000. I guess you get what you pay for.

Do you think its healthy that you have had zero turnover in 3 years? I find that very unusual and would consider it something to be looked into.....
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Originally Posted by Big D
Really - you had to take that paycut then?
'fraid so... it's so damn annoying, I have to finance my 4th Bugatti Veyron now.
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 12:57 am
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Originally Posted by Big D
Do you think its healthy that you have had zero turnover in 3 years? I find that very unusual and would consider it something to be looked into.....
But he likes being able to threaten to fire people because it keeps them at the top of their game, or whatever.
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Originally Posted by anotherlimey
I agree... I earn $1,000,000 a year... but I've no need to boast.
Oy am considerably richer than yo.
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 12:58 am
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Originally Posted by irnbru4u
and that's different to other threads - how?
but granted it does smell stronger here!
I'm back.
Luckily I discovered some $100 bills lodged down the back of the sofa, left over from my $2,000,000,000 salary. I am using them to waft away the smell whilst I post on this thread.
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aahh - the smell is overpowering me now.
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Originally Posted by anotherlimey
'fraid so... it's so damn annoying, I have to finance my 4th Bugatti Veyron now.
4th ???
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