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Old 12-03-2001, 08:02 PM
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Old 12-03-2001, 08:37 PM
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I haven't and don't plan on it.
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Old 12-03-2001, 08:42 PM
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It depends on what you want to lose the most
a good friend
or a employee
if it don't work out. My advice is not to hire friends are family as permanent employees
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Old 12-03-2001, 08:54 PM
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Old 12-03-2001, 09:18 PM
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Old 12-03-2001, 11:35 PM
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Old 12-04-2001, 12:03 AM
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I have a friend that has been asking me to go into partnership with him. He is self-employed, but not in this industry. He is a very hard worker. I am 33 years old and have been friends with him for 25 of those years. Today I told him no, that I would not go into business with him because 25 years from now I would still like to be friends.
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Old 12-04-2001, 09:16 AM
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You will likely go though many many workers if you stay in the business long, don't ruin a friendship in the process.

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Old 12-04-2001, 01:07 PM
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do not employ or work for friends
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Old 12-04-2001, 01:31 PM
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that all depends, do they drink the same number of beers with you at the bar watching monday night football? if yes then probly shouldn't hire friends. i know i need to be on the road at 7:30 not 8:15 but your drinking buddy will not see it that way. i hired one of my friends for one sole purpose.. i have a few complexes that get trimmed bi weekly. he checks in with me in the morning i give him a check sheet gas edgers blowers and such and he leaves i check his work when i'm there to cut. this works good for both of us he's a college student and a bar tender at night. he know his schedule and works them together. has anyone else done this?
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