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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 01-26-2004, 05:19 PM Thread Starter
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Talking Maybe I'll have a new job....

Applied for a auto body shop tech at a Chevy dealer. Wonder if I should leave the GM Sucks sticker on the back of my truck. Got to get out of orkin. Too damn tired all teh time, too many whiny assholes that think they are the only place on my route.
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Hope you get that new job, seeing as I personally think it'd kinda suck to be the Orkin man.
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I Know What you Mean!!!

I with you on that brother. I'm in service as well with aquarium company doing install and mostly servicing. I have some clients that complain all time about price and why it algea all over in two week so on....and so no. Seem America turn in to bunch whinner not all but lot.I'm ready to leave the service industry as well. I got my resume on monster.com and some other place.Best luck to you on new J. O . B

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Hope you get that new job, seeing as I personally think it'd kinda suck to be the Orkin man.

It sure does.



Actually I wanna see if this Tahoe can be fixed.
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Fun thing show picture I seen one at yard people live threw the crash. I guess seat belt work!!!!

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Yeah good luck with the job! I too soo need a new job, i've been in printing for like 10 years now and i need to do something else but don't know waht.

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Didn't you just start working for Orkin about a year ago? That didn't last.

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If your tired doing Orkin there's no way you'll make it as a body tech

Well when I was painting at Geneva, I was happy. Not happy here. Dont care for the type of job it is or the amount of BS that they keep changing on us. Not to mention the getting up at 4am, leaving home at 5am to get to my 6am stop and not getting home until 7-9PM just to do it again the next day. Dont have personal time to go over to friends homes at night, take my martial arts back up or even think about taking night school. Hell this job is one of the reasons I only got 3-4K miles on the YZF this year instead of the usual 12-14K.

I like FIXING and building things.
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What, you don't like 12 to 14 hour days? Wimp

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Talking best of luck!!


best of luck- I have been out of work since september-laid off
and the hard part is figuring out the next step what do want do now?
Also getting through to a live body is nearly impossible, so getting that far is half the battle.
you might try going on search engines and putting auto body or motorcycle and see what pops up.
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Re: best of luck!!

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best of luck- I have been out of work since september-laid off
and the hard part is figuring out the next step what do want do now?
Also getting through to a live body is nearly impossible, so getting that far is half the battle.
you might try going on search engines and putting auto body or motorcycle and see what pops up.
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Well got an interview friday for it.

As for Orkin, they were the first place to OFFER me a job after being unemployed for 7 months. Unless you ever worked for Orkin, you wouldnt believe all the bullshit you have to deal with. Between a few total fucktard customers and an office full of incompetents, well I'm surprised I havent snapped yet. We already had one tech quit because of this stuff. We have to 'update' the commercial accounts (mainly my route) because we're being audited by HQ. Well 90% of the time WE DONT HAVE THE SUPPLIES for us to use. The branch mgr is a freaking cheapskate. I need chemical suits for my greenhouse work, but they still havent bought me any. They think the greenhouse should supply them and the greenhouse is assuming we're buying them. The techs are supposed to call the delinquent accounts, but I really dont have time (well I dont have many anyways) to actuall stop and call these places for teh run around. But yet I've gone back to the office during the day to get something and the office people (non-mgt) are screwing around most the time. I've worked for some real fucked up places before but this is sad. One service mgr keeps trying to get me to take the orkin truck home with me every night "since it would save me gas". But they CHARGE US $90 to take the truck home and you cant even use it to go get something from the store quick (GPS system in them). 1. I dont have room for a 4th vehicle here and 2 commercial vehicles get vandalized here on occassion and finally Rangers bench seats are very uncomfortable.
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Good luck with the job interview.

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I'm unemployed and it's tough not knowing what to do next. Good thing my wife is my sugar momma right now or we would be on a steady diet of cheese sandwiches!!
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post #14 of 19 (permalink) Old 01-29-2004, 07:33 AM
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Re: Re: best of luck!!

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total fucktard customers

I don't think I've ever heard that one, but I know exactly what you're talking about.

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Good luck with the job interview.

Corporate America is such !!!!!

I'm unemployed and it's tough not knowing what to do next. Good thing my wife is my sugar momma right now or we would be on a steady diet of cheese sandwiches!!
Ditto...I'm still looking for something that will let me keep the business going on the side...been out of a regular job since June.
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post #16 of 19 (permalink) Old 01-31-2004, 10:45 AM Thread Starter
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Well had an interview friday afternoon. I kinda got their attention when they found out I can install 99% of any auto accessories. (change tires, mount running boards (big+), pushbars, hitches, wiring custom a/v, bumpers, pinstripping along with painting). Basically I've done everything concerning building a conversion vehicle along with QC'ing them. DOwnside is, I'll have to buy some more air tools like da's, couple more guns (and a touch up & new airbrush) and some other misc items. Rarely work saturdays. Shop apparently has foremen and mgrs that like to have FUN, unlike here at orkin. Only thing I didnt like was the "personality test" they made me take. That and interviews make me nervous for some odd reason.

I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.
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Talking personality test


what do they need a personality test obviously if you are part of this board you are an a-hole. so they must really be slow to not see that right off
interviews make everyone nervous I had one yesterday and with in ten minutes i was running the interview and wasn't nervous anymore.
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post #18 of 19 (permalink) Old 01-31-2004, 04:41 PM
 
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Every job I've applied for in the past couple of months required a "pesonality" test, and yes, for whatever reason, they make you nervous.

I think they are , but most companies are now going this route.
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post #19 of 19 (permalink) Old 01-31-2004, 04:55 PM
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sounds great. good luck!
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