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Old 09-15-2007, 11:36 PM
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Is This Good Pay??

I Still Own My Company And I Have Few Accounts And A Friend Just Hired Me For Work On Saturday And Sunday. Im Getting Paid 8.00 Hr Is That Good?? Im Using Commerical Equipment Now And Its Nice??
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Old 09-16-2007, 01:14 AM
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$8 an hour is about as cheap as it gets, I start my guys at $10 with no experience
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Old 09-16-2007, 01:18 AM
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if you are useing your own equipment you should be paid 20 or more

if you are useing your friends equipment you still should be getting several dollars per hr. more.
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Old 09-16-2007, 08:22 AM
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i have been owning my lawn business for 2 years and im working with him part time saturday and sunday making 8hr and he said if i did good job i would get 10hr. but he got better equipment then me.
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Old 09-16-2007, 08:59 AM
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i have been owning my lawn business for 2 years and im working with him part time saturday and sunday making 8hr and he said if i did good job i would get 10hr. but he got better equipment then me.
Then stop useing your equipment imeadeatly right now, and exclusively use his. You are being hosed in wage and 8 an hr does not even come close to offseting the use/depreacieation. can I as how old are you?
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Old 09-16-2007, 09:08 AM
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As a general rule, if you have to ask, you've answered your question
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Old 09-16-2007, 09:08 AM
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Go see a doctor that rate is a cheap skate he s no friend he is just taking advantage of ,at least get a job with some pro guy who will pay you proper forget that cheap skate
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Old 09-16-2007, 09:12 AM
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As a general rule, if you have to ask, you've answered your question
Hey ya,,,your right I never thought of this good call !

If it looks like butt and smells like butt it probibly is butt
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Old 09-16-2007, 10:00 AM
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Hey ya,,,your right I never thought of this good call !

If it looks like butt and smells like butt it probibly is butt
It's hard to remember and I don't always do it, but I realized a few years ago the reason the question pops up is due to experience, this is also how something first dawns on us, a first light of the full-blown realization. See that light, do notice it, it is almost always there for a reason.

You can and will make mistakes, but I found using those little lights gives me an edge in the business, I make final decisions based on those glimmers of a hint all the time. You still have to look back often to make sure in case you made a mistake, doing this helps you hone and sharpen this skill, that's what this is, a skill, to use those first glimmers to spot trouble coming and react to it before it smacks ya

It's a built-in Early Warning Device, it clues us in as to what's up and I mean to tell you it pays to learn how it works.

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Old 09-16-2007, 10:03 AM
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It's hard to remember and I don't always do it, but I realized a few years ago the reason the question pops up is due to experience, this is also how something first dawns on us, a first light of the full-blown idea.

You can and will make mistakes, but I found using those little lights gives me an edge in the business, I make final decisions based on those faint glimmers of a hint quite often, you still have to look back often to make sure in case you made a mistake, so as to hone this skill, that's what this is, a skill, to use those first glimmers to spot trouble coming and react to it before it smacks ya
I think that guy is getting the shaft for 8 an hr.
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