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Old 09-11-2006, 07:02 PM
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Too Much

Any of you have a past employee start up their own biz.? I just saw one of my guys who worked for me for 3 yrs out today with a little trailer and some lawn equipment. What a bunch of sh&T... I hate shirtailers"" Punk kid. The second he starts moving in on my customers, HE's DONE>
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Old 09-11-2006, 07:14 PM
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scraper69, You should've had him sign a no compete agreement. I fired a guy who was with me for 5 years this winter. Never thought he would go after my clients. Well, he did. Clients were telling me about whenhe stopped by. Called him up and had him meet with me. Then pulled out the agreement. He signed.
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Old 09-11-2006, 08:26 PM
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Just wonderin when everybody is gonna start puttin their baggers on. Alot of my accounts already have leaves on their properties.
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Old 09-11-2006, 09:18 PM
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Any of you have a past employee start up their own biz.? I just saw one of my guys who worked for me for 3 yrs out today with a little trailer and some lawn equipment. What a bunch of sh&T... I hate shirtailers"" Punk kid. The second he starts moving in on my customers, HE's DONE>
I dont see the problem if he wasnt stealing your customers? Hopefully he learned enough from you not to be a lowballer. At least he stuck with you for 3 years, Im averaging about 2-3 months per guy.

Kevin
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Old 09-11-2006, 09:23 PM
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Its just bugs me, mostly cuz he is my cousins kid. He has avoided me at all cost, because he knows I will be pissed. Ohwell. He wont last, mostly because I let him go because he was a slacker in his last year. Showing up late, being lazy, getting thrown in jail, Oh and worst HE STOLE $$ from me.
What a day!
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Old 09-12-2006, 01:14 AM
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Its just bugs me, mostly cuz he is my cousins kid. He has avoided me at all cost, because he knows I will be pissed. Ohwell. He wont last, mostly because I let him go because he was a slacker in his last year. Showing up late, being lazy, getting thrown in jail, Oh and worst HE STOLE $$ from me.
What a day!
i'm sure his new customers will love him then......not
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Old 09-12-2006, 03:51 PM
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Anyone interested in a 8 x 20' Haulmark trailer? 2005/2006 model, white enclosed. We need a bigger one. Send me a PM if your interested or give me a call.

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Old 09-12-2006, 04:10 PM
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Sounds like your having a "Going out of Buisness" sale!!!
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Old 09-12-2006, 07:48 PM
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Pallas- what's goin on i gave you a call but you never returned it just seeing if you stilll have somone available?
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Old 09-12-2006, 08:47 PM
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Sounds like your having a "Going out of Buisness" sale!!!
Nope, pre-winter clean up and moving sale. We have too much crap just taking up space, and some things we want to upgrade. If our trailer was just 2 feet longer, we could fit an additional machine in it which would save us a lot of time. We would need to send 2 trucks/trailers out. That, and we always upgrade stuff every year.
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