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No Jelly of the Month for me

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by powderfinger, Dec 20, 2012.

  1. powderfinger

    powderfinger

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    So who else idn't get a Christmas Bonus? Just curious...

    ho... ho.... ho...
  2. 6jase5

    6jase5 Mammogram is down but I'm working manually Gold Supporting Member

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    Worse, we got told that our division (despite making money) was going to lose some folks. I'm not really worried if I lose my job as I have other offers and would make more money anyway, but I am happy here.
  3. hdracer

    hdracer Supporting Member

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    Nope, no bonus for me.




    and I own the place...:crying:
  4. jonathan_matos5

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    what is this bonus you speak of?
  5. i_got_a_mohawk

    i_got_a_mohawk

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    Bonus eh?

    No :-(
  6. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

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    No luck here.
  7. DwaynieAD

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    I worked for the largest commercial real estate firm in the area a few years ago doing accounting. I got to write out the bonus check for everyone in the office but myself. (I didn't get one)
  8. powderfinger

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    I suppose a bonus is just something employers give when the job market isnt so tight, to keep employees happy and feeling good. I guess when the market is tight, and there is nowhere else for them to go, it doesnt matter if they're happy or not. Thats the way I see it.
  9. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME! Supporting Member

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    Whats a bonus? I got one of those once, I thought payroll had messed up on my week's direct deposit.
  10. tink9975

    tink9975 Supporting Member

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    The Mrs is getting a bonus (performance based) but not me.
  11. hdracer

    hdracer Supporting Member

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    Did it ever cross your mind that may be, just may be
    The money isn't there?????
  12. MetroBass

    MetroBass Supporting Member

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    Hatred obscures all distinctions.
    That is just not right!:rollno:
  13. Bloodhammer

    Bloodhammer Don't be ludicrous Supporting Member

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  14. DwaynieAD

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    giggidy
  15. DwaynieAD

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    the entire staff was very upset about it. I think every one of them ended up taking me to lunch at different times and expressed their displeasure to management. which really means more than a bonus. but yeah it was really $h!tty
  16. capnsandwich

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    I worked for a company for 11 years up until last March. I had to quit due to medical reasons. We would get a Christmas bonus every year and one for the Summer as well but since I quit, I've been just gigging and delivering pizzas. I am getting some pretty decent tips this time of year, though. I deliver in some wealthy developments.
  17. DwaynieAD

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    my guitarist just delivered a pizza to Killswitch Engage at the Chameleon Club in Lancaster PA
  18. Stilettoprefer

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    I got my hours cut from 40 to 24 for Christmas...
    One of my buddies in the same department got cut from 40 down to 10hrs a week. Another guy in the department got laid off.

    The only reason that I didn't get cut to 10 hours is because I was willing to sit in the office and audit gigantic piles of payment stubs all day for 3 days a week. And I get to learn how to do the secretary stuff. Work is work is work is work. It'll certainly look good on my resume.

    Business always slows down to almost a halt around Christmas season. Same at pretty much every machine shop.
  19. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Moderator Supporting Member

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    I've been working my ass off for close to minimum wage, despite the fact i'm one of the strongest, and most reliable line guys at the restaurant. Been hoping for a raise. Didn't get one. However, I did get a shirt and hat... I appreciate the gesture, but god damn..
  20. Phalex

    Phalex Yeah, I've got the moves like Jagger. Supporting Member

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    Man! The bonuses around here are pretty much all "bone".

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