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Old 09-24-2013, 06:31 PM
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i cant beleive how hard it is to find good workers. I was lucky and had the same guys for over 7 years, this sucks!!!!!!:hammerhead
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Old 09-24-2013, 07:01 PM
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:12 AM
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lost my top helper brought in another guy he lasted 2 weeks was on drugs now i have someone else who just knows how to use the push mower and is as fast as a turtle
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:13 AM
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its cool out now but i can tell he will not be able to last in the summer heat next year!!! if he even makes it that far
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Old 09-25-2013, 09:31 AM
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I put an ad on Craig's, I had 50 people call,come Monday the guy didn't show,he said sorry sorry ill be there tomorrow,wel he showed up at 6 and lasted till 6:30 he was 300 lbs and said he couldn't do it, I mean don't apply for a ditch digging job and be shocked when you have to dig a ditch, 10 bucks an hour is what I offered I don't know is that to little
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:12 PM
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It's very difficult to find anyone to do any work much less physical stuff like we all do. People that (in the past) would be likely to need any kind of job (hard physical) are either on drugs, get a check from welfare or their "old lady" gets a check, or have never even seen a weed eater and they are way out of their element.
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:19 PM
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Another point on this I'll share. While mowing a rental house on Labor day a couple of kids (8-10 years old) where off school and where at the edge of the woods. I said hello and they said hey. The lil girl said "my daddy is in the woods getting some money". I saw him come out with a shovel and knew..... he was digging around for scrap metal. I had seen him before stripping copper wire that could not have amounted to more than $5 so that is how I knew. The fact that these lil kids think that is how you "get money" is not a good sign for the future. I have no doubt they get a check of some kind since they are home during the day every time I cut there so no way they work.
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