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No Jelly of the Month for me

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

  1. powderfinger


    Feb 24, 2009
    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

    Dec 17, 2007
    San Diego/LA
    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

    Feb 15, 2009
    Elk River, MN.
    Nope, no bonus for me.

    and I own the place...:crying:
  4. what is this bonus you speak of?
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  6. SoComSurfing

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

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
  7. DwaynieAD

    DwaynieAD Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2010
    Mechanicsburg, PA
    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


    Feb 24, 2009
    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!

    Sep 10, 2008
    Pomona, SoCal
    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

    Aug 10, 2006
    MoCo, MD
    The Mrs is getting a bonus (performance based) but not me.
  11. hdracer

    hdracer Supporting Member

    Feb 15, 2009
    Elk River, MN.
    Did it ever cross your mind that may be, just may be
    The money isn't there?????
  12. MetroBass


    Mar 26, 2008
    South of LA
    Hatred obscures all distinctions.
    That is just not right!:rollno:
  13. Bloodhammer

    Bloodhammer Twinkle Twinkle Black Star

    Jul 7, 2009
  14. DwaynieAD

    DwaynieAD Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2010
    Mechanicsburg, PA
  15. DwaynieAD

    DwaynieAD Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2010
    Mechanicsburg, PA
    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. 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

    DwaynieAD Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2010
    Mechanicsburg, PA
    my guitarist just delivered a pizza to Killswitch Engage at the Chameleon Club in Lancaster PA
  18. Stilettoprefer


    Nov 26, 2010
    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 Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    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 Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
    Man! The bonuses around here are pretty much all "bone".

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