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After 2 1/2 years, my lead tech walked. He left the unfinished job today, came back to the shop and drove off. I found out when I saw his helper come in. My first thought was they needed something. I was told the short story and that is it! The worst part is I have taken very good care of this person, way beyond the business here in Waynesboro. The sad part is I have overlooked so much because it's so hard to find people who will come to work every day and for the most part, do a good job.

On to another employee in the heat of the season. Everyone else is ready to step up and make this work but we do have some upset customers who have been waiting three to four weeks and had to be rescheduled. It's a shame that people like this don't think of the many who are affected by their childish ways!




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Brett Thompson

Blue Ridge Exterior Cleaning

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434-466-1324    540-949-6277

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That’s too bad, Brett. I’ve seen first hand how you treat your guys and they’ve got a lot to be thankful for. Sad he didn’t have the maturity to quit the right way.

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Seems to be the story every where. It's time to hire from south of the boarder.

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I was surprised as well! Fortunately I have three left who show up on time every day, without complacency and attitude!. I hope I don't have to go the south of the boarder route. I tried a guy over four years ago. Although he had been here legally for 17 years he still lacked some important things. One big S/H was the day he asked if a gallon was a milk jug after he sprayed a roof with a 70% mix! I found out the next day when I stopped him mixing. Thank God for the down pour later that day.



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Brett Thompson

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Is your ex-employee a millennial?

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Our talent pool is very shallow up here. New guy called out the 2nd time this morning. Of course he doesn't call me but calls my other employee instead. He's gone.

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The sad part is that it doesn't matter how much you pay them, if they suck they will always suck. No call no shows are the worst. Pretty soon I will be doing house calls to see if they are really there.

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It's this generation. They don't care much for working. Their parents wanted "the best" for them and didn't want them to have to "work hard" like they had to. We are now experiencing the results of those good intentions good bad.

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Diamond Roof Cleaning wrote:

Seems to be the story every where. It's time to hire from south of the boarder.


South of the boarder it is. He came to the interview early, speaks English and is willing & ready to work.

As to the last comments. I agree with all!



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i have 2 Venezuelans ones been here from age 3 and other just came here.

both bust ass and are so pro American and conservative after being under a repressive regime.

they get it and hate illegal immigration and the ms-13 gang shit coming across the border.

i have had many legal salvadorian employees who tell me they fear the new crop coming to long island that are the problem that they are fleeing from.

the "millennials" growing up here in America are Lost Boys.

my guy who came here at 3, hated it and went back at 8. realized how f'kd up Venezuela was and came back at 18 with dreams of working hard and owning his own business eventually is my mass of clay im molding into a top guy of Manhattan penthouse's and Hamptons painting work ethic.

while roof cleaning and other exterior cleaning doesn't compare directly,  far less stringent. the work ethic level and professionalism with customers does. That's what separates Pros from Whoahs!


In shorter works...
millennials suck



-- Edited by Maverick Contracting on Wednesday 11th of July 2018 09:48:42 PM

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