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Modern work ethic
« on: April 09, 2015, 04:03:18 AM »
Monday: Dont go there! Just... dont
Tuesday: Team meeting? Woo hoo!
Wednesday: Mike Mike Mike! What day is it?
Thursday: I guess I better do something, like send an e-mail er something. I wonder if I can get tomorrow off?
Friday: Sick

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Re: Modern work ethic
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2015, 10:22:41 AM »
Mines more like

Monday: Brew
Tuesday: Brew
Wednesday: Brew
Thursday: Brew
Friday:Brew
Saturday: Brew
Sunday: Sleep!

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Re: Modern work ethic
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2015, 10:33:21 AM »
Yours is, but doesnt my post sound familiar?

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Re: Modern work ethic
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2015, 06:43:53 PM »
Monday: Retired
Tuesday: Just another Monday
Wednesday: Just another Monday
Thursday: Just another Monday
Friday: Just another Monday
Saturday: Woo Hoo.. Finally a day off...
Sunday: Sunday....

If Homebrew & BBQ aren't the answer, then you're askin' the wrong questions... Cheers!!!

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Re: Modern work ethic
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2015, 06:45:29 PM »
I worked with a couple that would call in sick nearly every Monday after payday Friday. Management didn't see the pattern. Finally got canned when somebody ratted them out for clocking each other in and out.

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Re: Modern work ethic
« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2015, 06:52:37 PM »
I worked with a couple that would call in sick nearly every Monday after payday Friday. Management didn't see the pattern. Finally got canned when somebody ratted them out for clocking each other in and out.
It really is amazing the kind of cr@p people try to pull, all the while believing nobody notices.  My SO works in payroll for a large regional employer. I hear all kinds of stories.  Whether I want to or not.
She has a little jingle she sings to herself on particularly challenging day. Goes something like this.

Pay you F-ing bills, pay your F-ing bills... Oh your life would be much better if you'd pay your effing bills!

As she's processing the W-2 to minimize deductions on said dead-beat. 
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Re: Modern work ethic
« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2015, 07:01:35 PM »
I'm blessed that I work somewhere that people actually want to be. I manage 10 people and the rare times someone calls in sick they are really sick.
Don't let the bastards cheer you up.

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Re: Modern work ethic
« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2015, 07:05:32 PM »
It really is amazing the kind of cr@p people try to pull, all the while believing nobody notices.  My SO works in payroll for a large regional employer. I hear all kinds of stories.  Whether I want to or not.
She has a little jingle she sings to herself on particularly challenging day. Goes something like this.

Pay you F-ing bills, pay your F-ing bills... Oh your life would be much better if you'd pay your effing bills!

As she's processing the W-2 to minimize deductions on said dead-beat. 

I honestly thought I injured myself laughing. Evidently not, but it was touch-and-go for a minute.   ;D

And yeah, I have worked with some real winners over the years. They always think they're getting over on the company - until they don't.
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Re: Modern work ethic
« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2015, 07:25:38 PM »
Monday- Friday: get up watch CNBC drink coffee and surf web. Think about brewing and perhaps mow lawn if needed. Hit the rack around 2200. Saturday and Sunday: get up drink coffee perhaps BBQ. Think about brewing. Fantasize about garden. Drink Bourbon. Sleep.
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool. -Richard P. Feynman

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Re: Modern work ethic
« Reply #9 on: April 09, 2015, 07:34:58 PM »
My assistant manager smokes about 3-4 bowls a day in his car, no one cares. Another guy, who was a no call no show for a week, calls HR head a drunk whore, still has his job. I don't believe these people know what the word work ethic means.

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Re: Modern work ethic
« Reply #10 on: April 09, 2015, 08:25:46 PM »
Sounds like an awesome place to work at. 8)
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Re: Modern work ethic
« Reply #11 on: April 09, 2015, 08:47:00 PM »
Monday- Friday: get up watch CNBC drink coffee and surf web. Think about brewing and perhaps mow lawn if needed. Hit the rack around 2200. Saturday and Sunday: get up drink coffee perhaps BBQ. Think about brewing. Fantasize about garden. Drink Bourbon. Sleep.

Man, that's a hell of an itinerary. Glad you kept a spot open to BBQ. I know I do.  ;)
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Re: Modern work ethic
« Reply #12 on: April 09, 2015, 08:51:45 PM »
At the company I work for as long you put in your 70 hours a week they're happy.  At least it's down from 80.  Corporate IT will take anything they can get and toss you as soon as you let up a little.

I was service manager for a company once where the boss hired a kid who showed up still drunk each morning for 2 weeks straight.  He didn't last long enough to even get sent to training. 

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Re: Modern work ethic
« Reply #13 on: April 09, 2015, 09:37:15 PM »
I have worked with some winners over the years. One guy in particular he had lost his drivers liscence and so I would pick him up on he way to the job site. One morning he is standing on the corner in his socks.
"yo man where's your boots"
"I uh left'um atta party last night we have to drive over there so I can geet'um"
   On another job I sent him back to the truck to get something while I worked on something else. After I while he didn't come back so I went to see what he was doing. He was sleeping in the in the front of the truck laying across the front seat. After that I told the boss it was me or him.
   And I have been know to take a nap on the job but I get my work done first, and don't do it where the client can see you.   ;)
   That's just one of the winners I've had to work with over the years.

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Re: Modern work ethic
« Reply #14 on: April 10, 2015, 12:51:10 AM »
Monday- Friday: get up watch CNBC drink coffee and surf web. Think about brewing and perhaps mow lawn if needed. Hit the rack around 2200. Saturday and Sunday: get up drink coffee perhaps BBQ. Think about brewing. Fantasize about garden. Drink Bourbon. Sleep.

Man, I'm jealous! What you describe is the life I aspire to after 42 years of working my a$$ off. Thanks for giving me hope.  :)
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