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re: I'm going to DESTROY the myth that poverty + pop. density = Black murder rate - igoringa
[quote]No matter the city or the demographics, Black citizens murder at a much higher rate than both Hispanics and Whites. you mean they are convicted at a higher rate. [/quote] Spidey are you trying to say the legal system cares more about black victims and thus ensures their perps are convi...
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re: 401 K question - igoringa
I think about it this way.... I would love for the market to go down measurably right now. I am not close to retiring; I am confident that over the long run we will have a return to the mean. The lower it is now, the lower my basis and higher future return. I know you are talking more abo...
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re: how the money works for single payer health care - igoringa
I am always fascinated with these debates. I am bias - having spent 25 years in a single payer system (only one mind you), I wouldn't trade any dollar amount to be subject to it again. Having your father bring told if chemo and radiation doesn't work he has 4 months, but the wait is 8 weeks so...
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re: What Is The Most Beautiful Place You Have Personally Been? - igoringa
Born and raised in BC so I will pass on the BC/Banff angle. For me Bora Bora and some areas around Sedona, Az Like to see the cliffs of Moher get love earlier on too....
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re: Who here is former Big 4? - igoringa
Former big 4 whore (3 of big 5) Went industry, small firm, regulator, and now run my own show. Don't miss it but appreciate it...
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re: Statement from LSU counsel Bob Barton regarding Chavis contract - igoringa
[quote]You would hope he had a lawyer read the contract.[/quote] You would also hope a lawyer wouldn't alter a signed contract post signature either... This is just such 101 stuff that reeks of incompetence. I cannot fricking stand Chavis - I really cant and I hope his career rots away, but t...
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re: Interviewing young adults today and scratching my head - igoringa
[quote]You never heard the term burning bridges? Quitting at a critical time or without enough notice really pisses companies off. [/quote] I was speaking in terms of public perception as opposed to the entities themselves. [quote] and the big kicker is they are "salary leveling."[/quote] ...
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re: Interviewing young adults today and scratching my head - igoringa
[quote]Gratitude? Seriously thats one of the dumbest things I've ever heard. Why would a worker show "gratitude" for receiving a job they meet the requirements of? Worker does the job, Business pays the worker. Thats how it works - no gratitude required. [/quote] Completely agree, although I...
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re: Interviewing young adults today and scratching my head - igoringa
[quote]The consequences for the worker is he/she may not get hired because he/she decided to take the money vs stay in a lower paying job for some arbitrary amount of time.[/quote] The consequences for Disney is they saved money by doing that and got some bad PR. I would hope future employees wo...
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re: Interviewing young adults today and scratching my head - igoringa
[quote]Lets say I took a job @ 47k and left 3 months later for a position paying 55k. A few years later I submit my application for a new position. The hiring manager will likely ask me why I left after only 3 months. If I answer truthfully its likely the answer would be received poorly. If I lie an...
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re: Interviewing young adults today and scratching my head - igoringa
[quote]He was just commenting on the stupid double standard where companies can fire people on a whim to further business interests but people get looked down at for job hopping and doing what's best for them. [/quote] But his example was a company that did get roasted by most for doing this and ...
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re: Interviewing young adults today and scratching my head - igoringa
[quote]Both, actually. I think the practice is disgusting in general and should be banned. Its one thing if you don't find qualified candidates within the workforce, its something else altogether to wholesale change out departments for visa workers.[/quote] You are talking a much broader issue he...
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re: Interviewing young adults today and scratching my head - igoringa
[quote]You are just being dense, its not the ONLY possibility, just A possibility. How do we know he didnt just knuckle down and cut expenses dave ramsey style?[/quote] Him knuckling down is irrelevant. In his 9 months, he could have found suitable work. Exhibit A was the job in question. He...
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re: Interviewing young adults today and scratching my head - igoringa
[quote]UI isnt welfare though, if he was paid as a W2 employee previously he has paid into the UI system both directly and indirectly. [/quote] As he has into the welfare system. But the point being, when he takes the UI money he agrees to aggressively look for work and take anything that is sui...
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re: Interviewing young adults today and scratching my head - igoringa
[quote]Well, the results over those 18 years were significantly less than mine in my first 4 years, but she demanded a salary that was 2.5x of mine based on her "experience". As former boss used to say "do you have 10 years experience, or 1 year of experience 10 times?" there's a big difference....
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re: Interviewing young adults today and scratching my head - igoringa
[quote]not advocating the practice?[/quote] Then why even debate the concept. If the only reasonable possibility explaining his behavior is he is acting illegally, *shrug* sounds like that ends that. [quote]but certainly making the choice to be market driven rather than settling for the fi...
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re: Interviewing young adults today and scratching my head - igoringa
[quote]Business uses its leverage to tip the scales in their favor whenever they can, and when they do so, its considered good ole American capitalism. When the worker tries the same, they are called socialists, or worse - communists. To me, this seems the most unamerican, unlibertarian, uncapitalis...
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re: Interviewing young adults today and scratching my head - igoringa
[quote]he conveniently tried to take advantage of applicants who have been unemployed[/quote] Yes nothing says taking advantage like offering a guy so marketable he has been unemployed for 10 months more than he made when he was employed. Here is a raise for getting laid off and failing in your ...
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re: Interviewing young adults today and scratching my head - igoringa
[quote]Depends on what I've lined up lately. Its completely possible that person was doing side work that in conjunction with UI benefits was enough to sustain a long job search.[/quote] And we like to call that fraud. It keeps coming back to my point in the different opinion/understanding of wh...
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re: Interviewing young adults today and scratching my head - igoringa
[quote]The only jimmies rustled are your depends. [/quote] From the guy screaming "shut the frick up" about this and that.... it is OK - Mommy and Daddy will fly in and scoop you up soon enough. Of course there is a lot of traffic in my neighborhood so your Mom will be awhile...
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