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Re: Work Jerks

Postby The Logan » Sun Jul 12, 2020 3:57 pm

My girlfriend's horrible co-worker claims he met Bruce Springsteen a couple nights ago while he was out at Trump Tower downtown and said Bruce was there waiting for protesters to walk by so he could throw something at them.

Springsteen has been openly anti-Trump and supportive of BLM and police reform, but apparently he was staying at Trump Tower so he could start horsefeathers with protesters? That makes no horsefeathering sense.

They work in luxury bed sales and he said he got his cell phone number and that he was going to buy beds from him and because of this story, her bosses are treating her co-worker like King horsefeathers of horsefeathers Mountain and have said they were going to take him out for a steak dinner.

Also, this dude is super paranoid about COVID to the point he's yelling at management to buy them better masks and insisting on bringing in his own desk so he can sit in a different part of the showroom away from everyone else to prevent COVID, but he's fine with going out and grabbing drinks with friends in the heart of downtown Chicago? This dude has been thorn in my GF's side ever since she's started and apparently they've gone through like half a dozen employees who all quit because of this guy and his ego and tendency to steal commissions, but he also sells the most so her bosses treat him like they need him more than the other way around.

I theorize that anyone can sell these beds because they are absurdly expensive and anyone that walks into that showroom who knows what they're walking into is going to buy it regardless of who is selling it to them. There were three of them working there last year and my GF was struggling to keep up, then they let one of them go in July and from that point forward her sales doubled. It's literally just a matter of opportunity to handle a client who is committed to buying, but this guy will straight up steal a client if she walks away from them to grab something in the back and also do horsefeathers like process a sale after she did all the work, but because she had the day off and the sale went through while he was there and he hit some buttons on a computer, he would insist on at least a 50% commission split.

This guy is a [expletive] and his Springsteen story reeks of [expletive] and he's using it to look good to their bosses who bend to his whim because he sells more than others.
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Re: Work Jerks

Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Sun Jul 12, 2020 5:05 pm

The Logan wrote:My girlfriend's horrible co-worker claims he met Bruce Springsteen a couple nights ago while he was out at Trump Tower downtown and said Bruce was there waiting for protesters to walk by so he could throw something at them.

Springsteen has been openly anti-Trump and supportive of BLM and police reform, but apparently he was staying at Trump Tower so he could start horsefeathers with protesters? That makes no horsefeathering sense.

They work in luxury bed sales and he said he got his cell phone number and that he was going to buy beds from him and because of this story, her bosses are treating her co-worker like King horsefeathers of horsefeathers Mountain and have said they were going to take him out for a steak dinner.

Also, this dude is super paranoid about COVID to the point he's yelling at management to buy them better masks and insisting on bringing in his own desk so he can sit in a different part of the showroom away from everyone else to prevent COVID, but he's fine with going out and grabbing drinks with friends in the heart of downtown Chicago? This dude has been thorn in my GF's side ever since she's started and apparently they've gone through like half a dozen employees who all quit because of this guy and his ego and tendency to steal commissions, but he also sells the most so her bosses treat him like they need him more than the other way around.

I theorize that anyone can sell these beds because they are absurdly expensive and anyone that walks into that showroom who knows what they're walking into is going to buy it regardless of who is selling it to them. There were three of them working there last year and my GF was struggling to keep up, then they let one of them go in July and from that point forward her sales doubled. It's literally just a matter of opportunity to handle a client who is committed to buying, but this guy will straight up steal a client if she walks away from them to grab something in the back and also do horsefeathers like process a sale after she did all the work, but because she had the day off and the sale went through while he was there and he hit some buttons on a computer, he would insist on at least a 50% commission split.

This guy is a [expletive] and his Springsteen story reeks of [expletive] and he's using it to look good to their bosses who bend to his whim because he sells more than others.

Props to this dood for knowing his braindead audience. How could anyone fall for that story?
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Re: Work Jerks

Postby Derwood » Sun Jul 12, 2020 5:30 pm

Sales commissions are the worst thing ever
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Re: Work Jerks

Postby Sammy Sofa » Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:47 pm

https://6abc.com/society/man-receives-o ... /10449817/

ATLANTA -- A Georgia man said his former employer owed him a pretty penny, $915 to be exact, after leaving his job in November.

But Andreas Flaten said he was shocked to see his final payment: 90,000 oil or grease-covered pennies, at the end of his driveway earlier this month, news outlets reported. Atop the pile was an envelope with Flaten's final paystub and an explicit parting message.

"This is a childish thing to do," Flaten said.

Flaten said he left his job at Peachtree City's A OK Walker Autoworks in November. He said he was owed the final check and had difficulty getting it, even turning to the Georgia Department of Labor to receive help.

In mid-March, Flaten said as he left his house with his girlfriend he noticed the pile at the end of his driveway. He said the pennies were covered with some sort of oily substance.

Now his nightly routine consists of cleaning the pennies so he can cash them in. He said it took him about an hour and a half to clean off several hundred.


The owner of the shop, Miles Walker, spoke with WGCL-TV briefly, stating he didn't know if he did or didn't drop the pennies off at Flaten's house.

"I don't really remember," Walker told the TV station. "It doesn't matter. He got paid, that's all that matters."

Walker went on to call Flaten a "weenie."


Now THAT is a bad boss.
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Re: Work Jerks

Postby soccer10k » Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:29 pm

Damn, even Addison Russell has the decency to pay in quarters.
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