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    Came and went

    We have been fully staffed for some time now, and due to the economic downturn and the amount of Techs without work now qualified people are not a problem any longer. Just like everything else in our...
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    Wow

    Way to dig one up, you must have been surfing the archives to find that one.
    Economy being what it is now I guess that allows a little more time for us to go back through some of those old posts.:D
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    Strotd

    What color are the curtains in your glass house?
    And have you ever heard the phrase "better to remain silent and thought a fool then to open your mouth and relieve all doubt"?
    Classic :D
    Thanks...
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    I prefer the Kimber 45

    Here we go again:D
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    idontgetit

    Iím not sure at what point your opinion of me changed but let me assure you that I treasure my employees greatly but purely in a professional sense.
    Yes I am human and get annoyed by the same things...
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    I don't think unions have out lived there usefulness

    They still are a vital part of todayís workplace.
    Were they to dissolve tomorrow I Think just do to our overwhelming desire to get ahead the country would go into a downward spiral.
    I say leave...
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    Exactly

    Where are all of those loyal ford auto workers that used to work at the truck plant in Norfolk VA.?
    I'm sure they share in your jubilation over the union while they adjust to there new job at ...
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    Well Said Bernie

    I can't even count the times I have hired a guy who claimed to be the greatest thing sense sliced bread only to find out 2 weeks latter that he's all crust.
    We now give every service or install...
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    Btc

    I never said anything about hiring illegal, that in itself is against the morals that I expect from my employees.
    I said I would like to hire immigrants meaning those who have entered the country...
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    Cool you will soon be looking for a job

    There is no way around it, if what you say is true you are being paid at 50% of the company income while your employer out of his half pays for your medical, dental, prescription drugs, vehicle...
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    No worries Cool

    I can already tell by your negative attitude that you are not the man for the job I have to offer, stick with Wal-mart.

    This is just a posting for a position, if you feel it's not right for you...
  12. Sorry for the delay roguetech

    I have been on vacation and just got back in this morning, I will try to look over your application today but as you might imagin I have many things that will need to be done today being the first...
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    Weekend brought to you by the bible

    "remember the sabath to keep it holy"
    God created the world in 6 days and on the seventh he rested.
    public education far preceeded labor unions, not saying unions have not had a positive impact on...
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    wow

    Basic education is a benifit brought about by labor unions. HUH?
    Grandpa never told me stories about that old one room union hall that he used to walk to every day.
    I bet you think the Chicken came...
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    The facts

    I have a time share in Mazatlan Mexico; the last time down we stayed for 2 weeks.
    There was a multi-level addition to our complex being erected during our stay and I spent many days lying by the...
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    Max

    You are missing the point; I won't need to hire a bunch of Mexicans, as one will gladly do the work of 3 Americans for the pay of 1/2 an American.
    Don't get mad at me, I didnít create this situation...
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    What does it matter

    The color of his skin or the place of his birth is not an issue.
    The important part is that he recognizes the value of a good job, he is not one of these new age prima donnas who thing they should...
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    Wow

    I guess the truth really does hurt.
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    Bluetooth

    You Da man!
    It sure is refreshing to read that there are at least a few of us out there that remember that.
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    In comparison

    The only things that come to mind are the jet ski and the pre-paid legal, oh yeah and the $25.00hr.
    These are the things that set my company apart from those in my area.
    I have 3 other HVAC...
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    Well I guess that's your right

    There gotta be room in the world for steamed Penguin:D
    I like mine fried and dipped in butter.
    Maybe I can satisfy both of your issues at one time, how about I provide all of my 50 yr. old...
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    Man this is a tough crowd

    My install trucks are all 16 foot box trucks and are not allowed to be parked in residential zones, couple that with the fact that there is no need for them to take a truck home and I'm sure you can...
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    I understand

    Thanks for your concern.
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    Same thing here

    but if that employee will cause the reputation of your company to suffer by smelling of alcohol when in contact with your customers you are not required to accomodate him.
    you are only required to...
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    Not a problem in VA.

    VA. is a "right to work" state and affords many luxuries to employee because of that, but it also has a few perk for the employer one of which being that any reason I choose for not hiring a...
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    Exactly

    Didn't mean to ruffle your feathers Penquin:D
    My senior tech is 45 yrs old and is an absolute wonder, the knowledge he brings to my staff is very important.
    But is it a realistic expectation to...
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    Another good idea

    That in itself will probably reduce the problem by half.
    Thanks.
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    Greatly appreciated

    I would love to see the form you use, sounds like it might be what I need.

    Twilli: only in mobile home applications where I can't make a Trane work
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    Maybe I should have worded the add differently

    The person I am looking for does not absolutely have to BE the best, but must have substantial knowledge and the confidence to feel like he/she is the best.
    Actually I don't want someone who has...
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    So I will put you down as not enterested

    I never said that there were not some benefits that would benefit the company as well, but that doesn't make it less of a benefit for the employee.
    Medical and dental also benefit the company to...
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    20-35 in houston!

    I would think the cost of living in Houston would be far more the the VA. Peninsula cost of gas hears 2.53gal today and dropping. Yet our pay scale is 20 -25hr.
    As I stated before I really...
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    What does the Tech. bring to the table?

    If I am supposed to supply the tools, the truck, the cell phone, the radio, the materials, the training, paid time off, medical insurance, dental insurance, the uniforms, and a means for them to...
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    answers

    Simsd: 2 b/r apt on the small side are as low as $565.00 month
    3 b/r brick rancher 17oosq ft. average about 210,000

    Berg2666: you have them and you don't pay for them= benefit.
    yes they benefit...
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    sorry W.J.

    I didn't get to your question,
    We service the peninsula from Williamsburg to Hampton and Gloucester from the point to the court house.
    I'm curious who you are working for now if you don't mind...
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    Temp rise

    That is a brilliant question; in fact it is one that has already been answered in this thread if you only take the time to read it.
    Quite frankly I don't understand why you would ask, I'm not...
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    Thanks Cool

    I hope so to.
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    Sorry Scott, force of habit

    CKone,
    Iím sure when you were in this area you were probable doing commercial work which does pay more, but we do only residential and light commercial heating and air conditioning.
    We don't have...
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    Kritic

    As I stated in the ad we provide Top pay for our area where the cost of living is significantly lower then the national average.
    Many times people fail to take geographical factors into...
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    I'm looking for only the best

    We are a small company with 6 trucks and an excellent reputation; we would like to change the 6 truck part while leaving the excellent reputation in tack.
    We are currently seeking those technicians...
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    anybody have any ideas on how to correct or...

    anybody have any ideas on how to correct or diagnose intagrated cold control on a Danby keg cooler.
    Mine is set at 38 deg. fer. and will cool down as low as 26 and will go to 48 before coming on...
  41. Thread: Pay rate

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    Spidy's attitude

    and those like it are the reason that our profession is slowly going down the toilet. How dare my employer expect me to do my job to the best of my ability? Why not try to improve your worth to your...
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    You guy are real class acts

    Whoops, now I'm lying.
    Feel free to rescind what ever you like, I have formed an opinion of you as well.
    I will not stoop to your level to describe it, but will tell you it hangs between the belt...
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    Still condensing by the minute

    Maybe you should try typing slower, I canít keep up with all of your lies, but I'll try. First you say you never accused me of breaking the rules,


    For the record, I never accuse YOU of...
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    I agree Guy

    it looks bad for all of us when so-called professionals use misleading scare tactics to avoid giving free advice.
    Funny thing about it is there is no one forcing any of us to respond to any question...
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    Rocket scientist

    Ok you seem to have a firm grasp on quoting other post so perhaps you would be so kind as to do so with the one you are referring to where I have disregarded the rules of this sight, and maybe you...
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    Condensed must refer to your mind

    As it gets smaller with each of your posts, no worries about the false statement that I once went by something else as its just one more thing you are misinformed about.
    But I did think that it was...
  47. Thread: Quatron unit

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    as I stated earlier

    Duc, Page did not ask for step-by-step instructions, only for a source for the circuit board.
    The rest of my post was also not step-by-step, as I did not divulge even the first step to replacing the...
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    Originally posted by condenseddave [B] ...

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by condenseddave
    [B]

    Click on the link in my signature line.

    Specifically:



    Dave I think you may have overlooked something in your quote
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    Duc

    I just read the site rules a few minutes ago and read that all are welcome, which has always been the case.
    What are you so afraid of? His question did not ask for step-by-step instructions only for...
  50. No problem

    Cleaning flame sensors is a common repair recommended by several manufacturers in there installation and owners manual.
    However this is not the first time I have heard someone say "you have ruined...
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