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Old Oct 21st 2006, 1:43 am
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Originally Posted by dbj1000
There are some nice movie producers up in the Hollywood hills who would gladly help you out with the former by using the latter
Do you get a contract with that or is it an 'at will' job ???
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 1:44 am
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Originally Posted by BE Widow
Can I have your number?
I could fold it in half, if it's a problem?
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 2:35 am
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Originally Posted by BigDavyG
Do you get a contract with that or is it an 'at will' job ???
I have heard the "at Will" jobs pay better than straight contracts
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 2:48 am
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Originally Posted by gardnma
Four little words:

"Its only a job"

Somewhere along to path of seeking money, glory and career status people tend to forget this. I know, I have at times.
aye, i'm lucky, i'm doing something i rather really like doing, I know I'm getting a stack less money for it out in Mass than if I went to Texas, Cali/Washington/Oregon area and BC canada....but who needs that ball ache.

I'll change my tune next year when we approach gold and working stupid crunch hours I'm sure...and already cursing some design changes that meant a small re-work already...to become a time consuming re-work in the future *l*
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 2:52 am
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Originally Posted by dbj1000
I just spat $3000-per-bottle Crystal all over my Armani loafers.
armani loafers...you hair dresser
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 3:02 am
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Yep. Thats why I have photographs of my boss humping a goat, well maybe photoshop played a little role...


. . . seriously though, you may think it is unethical, but I see it as self preservation - I know more about my company business than they would like to be made public. My job security is as safe as I need it to be
Of course the information you hold can be useful contacts to a competitor, or illegal or damaging practices your company engages in. Both work just as well. Having both means good bonuses each year too LOL

Reality check - America is a capitalist company. I intend to cash in, LMFAO


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Texas.

Look for "right to work" states. More like "right to sack without cause" states.

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Old Oct 21st 2006, 3:13 am
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Originally Posted by Texas_Dave
Yep. Thats why I have photographs of my boss humping a goat, well maybe photoshop played a little role...


. . . seriously though, you may think it is unethical, but I see it as self preservation - I know more about my company business than they would like to be made public. My job security is as safe as I need it to be
Of course the information you hold can be useful contacts to a competitor, or illegal or damaging practices your company engages in. Both work just as well. Having both means good bonuses each year too LOL

Reality check - America is a capitalist company. I intend to cash in, LMFAO

Until someone decides you've become too much of a risk.
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 3:18 am
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Unless your suggesting my employer takes a contract out on me, I'm quite sure I'm safe

Originally Posted by Angry White Pyjamas
Until someone decides you've become too much of a risk.
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 3:42 am
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Originally Posted by Texas_Dave
. . . seriously though, you may think it is unethical, but I see it as self preservation - I know more about my company business than they would like to be made public. My job security is as safe as I need it to be
Of course the information you hold can be useful contacts to a competitor, or illegal or damaging practices your company engages in....
if you've signed an NDA and/or DNC, you try passing on secrets, setting up your own gig using their clients etc, they'll sue you into the ground though.
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Originally Posted by Texas_Dave
Unless your suggesting my employer takes a contract out on me, I'm quite sure I'm safe
Does your boss have an Italian surname?
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 3:50 am
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Originally Posted by Angry White Pyjamas
Does your boss have an Italian surname?
...or family in the waste management business.
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 3:51 am
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Originally Posted by Jerseygirl
...or family in the waste management business.
or runs a pig farm

saying that, some folks from NJ moved to near where the in-laws live to start a farm, they bought some old closed up dairy farm...
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Old Oct 21st 2006, 4:04 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?
OK Richie Rich where's my 40th birthday present? Tight fisted bastrd
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Originally Posted by Jerseygirl
...or family in the waste management business.

Funny enough our bin collections have gone really wayward since the new firm took over. I was going to complain till I saw 'Head office Chicago,IL'. They'll take anything though
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Originally Posted by Terrier
As a manager I actually think it is a good thing, you can clear out the deadwood without any of the hassles you'd have in the UK. Keeps people on the top of their game.
if you could clear out the deadwood there would be no managers....tosser!!
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