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Why I will never work for a corporation again


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#1 Awesomeness!!

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Posted 03 July 2014 - 01:34 PM

So I got a little summer job working at a local grocery store. The job sucks, but I knew that going in but the bills have to be paid so I thought I would just solider on. Yesterday around 3 oclock I got a call from my boss that they needed me to come in because somebody else called out. "fug", because I had planned to spend yesterday at the library volunteering with some local teens. Whatever. Anyway I go in, and it turns out that not one, but two people have called out. What is supposed to be a three man job is now a two man job. Me and my equally pissed off coworker work our asses off for 6 straight hours, no break, no water, nothing but picking and stocking, only to be told "Thanks, you can go home now". CHING CHING. WHAT IN THE ENTIRE fug.

 

Imagine getting sent home 2 hours early after completely busting your ass just because they realized that they could save an entire 40 bucks by sending us both home. Rather or not I go to work today is a decision I still have to make. Its not just this incident I see GROWN MEN in the back, crying while smoking a cig. Seriously fug these people. I'll bite the bullet and take out a summer loan next year because this is ridiculous. /rant



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Posted 03 July 2014 - 01:43 PM

I heard publix hooks it up

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Posted 03 July 2014 - 01:44 PM

This place is about 50 times worse than Walmart.



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Posted 03 July 2014 - 01:48 PM

oh the humanity 



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Posted 03 July 2014 - 01:48 PM

Never work for a corporation again?  So exactly do you plan to work for?  The choices are pretty much a corporation, the government, or yourself.  And working for yourself tends to be the most difficult of the three. 

 

Fwiw, back when I was young and had a crappy job, we use to compete to be the one who went home early when things were slow.  :)

 

 



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Posted 03 July 2014 - 01:51 PM

Never work for a corporation again? So exactly do you plan to work for? The choices are pretty much a corporation, the government, or yourself. And working for yourself tends to be the most difficult of the three.

Fwiw, back when I was young and had a crappy job, we use to compete to be the one who went home early when things were slow. :)


Most difficult= most profitable in this case

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Posted 03 July 2014 - 01:52 PM

Worked for FEDEX while in college at night. Covered for many a person calling in.
If this really happened then let it drive you to do bigger and better things. And if you dont work for a corp thats great. But those that work for you are now working for a corp.


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Posted 03 July 2014 - 01:55 PM

1st world problems



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Posted 03 July 2014 - 01:56 PM

you should be thankful a corporation hired you in spite of Obama

 

/heel



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Posted 03 July 2014 - 01:57 PM

Obama did hire him. Where u been?

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