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Old 05-12-2013, 05:59 PM   #41
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Re: What are some of the things you enjoy most about your job?

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Old 05-12-2013, 06:06 PM   #43
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Corporations are fantastic - until they decide you're no longer valuable. You'll figure it out after your career stalls and they toss you aside for the CEO's uncle's third cousin.
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Being a small business owner has its own crucifixions as well though..
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This can happen in any company barring the self employed.
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Absolutely, so keep kissing that ass.
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Fixed and I plan to.
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Absolutely, so keep kissing that ass.
I did not doubt you.

That being said, I think you're talking to the extreme.
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Hmm I'll keep that one in the back pocket. I'm sure I'll get a lot of dumbfounded responses.

Edit: badfast, what generation do you reside from? I'm not asking you for your age, just a general time frame.
I am still in my 20s.

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Queue the LDP employee. Valuable until they get their first leadership role...then off to the next shiny new object.

Or until the next cost out activity takes place. Nothing but numbers in a box. Bimmerfan08 is still entertained by the dangling carrot.
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I did not doubt you.

That being said, I think you're talking to the extreme.

I don't - he has a point.

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That being said, I think you're talking to the extreme.
You'll think otherwise after all your corporate friends start disappearing.
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Queue the LDP employee. Valuable until they get their first leadership role...then off to the next shiny new object.

Or until the next cost out activity takes place. Nothing but numbers in a box. Bimmerfan08 is still entertained by the dangling carrot.
I take it both of you got kicked to the curb? I would imagine by the way you present yourselves on here, it was probably indicative of the way you presented yourselves at your respective corporations. Blame yourselves for your mishaps.

That being said I plan to spread my eggs out when I have the capital shortly down the road.
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Even when the economy tanked, my company retained all of it's employees. When someone left, the position was not backfilled unless it was critical. The company is certainly loyal and mindful of the common man.
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Everyone thinks their hardwork goes recognized and they will be taken care of. Little do they realize that they are a cost measure waiting to be cut. BF should realize it isn't a happy family work environment. Corporations exist for profit. Its a financial proposition no feel good about it.
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That's why an employee should attempt to make it a point to not only create value (and be able to easily show it) but also to be part of a profitable part of the company.

While some cuts are inevitable, a halfway intelligent person should be able to see the writing on the wall that they stand a chance at being canned, and if that's the case they should start looking at other opportunities.
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We don't work there with him so who are we to say?
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I take it both of you got kicked to the curb? I would imagine by the way you present yourselves on here, it was probably indicative of the way you presented yourselves at your respective corporations. Blame yourselves for your mishaps. :
I was always the guy that they approached first. They always wanted to make sure that I would stick around if they canned a couple of other people. Of course I always said "Yes!" and then told them to jam it up their asses after they canned the other people. I love doing that sh*t.


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That being said I plan to spread my eggs out when I have the capital shortly down the road.
Good plan. The only real advice I can give anyone is - don't take it for granted. Get your ish together while the sun is shining. I pissed away a shitload of money when I was rolling and then had to get a corporate kiss-ass job when it all fell apart. Took me 5 or 6 years to get back to square one.

I won't repeat that mistake.
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I take it both of you got kicked to the curb? I would imagine by the way you present yourselves on here, it was probably indicative of the way you presented yourselves at your respective corporations. Blame yourselves for your mishaps.

That being said I plan to spread my eggs out when I have the capital shortly down the road.
spread your eggs? Or diversify your risk?

Haven't been kicked to curb. But once you see or experience acquisitions, IPOs, or downsizing than you will realize that your best interest isn't the corporations.
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While some cuts are inevitable, a halfway intelligent person should be able to see the writing on the wall that they stand a chance at being canned, and if that's the case they should start looking at other opportunities.
This. Create value for yourself and your demand goes up. Simple as that. It's all business (I'm not disagreeing about turning a profit) and supply can only satisfy so much of the demand.
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Everyone thinks their hardwork goes recognized and they will be taken care of. Little do they realize that they are a cost measure waiting to be cut. BF should realize it isn't a happy family work environment. Corporations exist for profit. Its a financial proposition no feel good about it.
And you won't have a clue when the ax falls. I've seen it a dozen times. It's usually the guys who collect the highest salaries in the lowest positions or the people who don't kiss enough management ass.
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