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How do you think this might change as you have more employees and you are not onsite when this goes on?
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How do you think this might change as you have more employees and you are not onsite when this goes on?
I believe it will help my guys out a lot when it comes to avoiding crap jobs as they can say, "My boss says no, because we have too much to do" and I would never have to be confronted and that'll be the end of it.

Though, I don't believe being interrupted to just chat will ever be solved.
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Default I agree, but you have to know what jobs to take.

I dont agree to a job unless it pays at least $1 an hour, I agreed to do some weed removal for a guy that was my customer weekly for lawn mowing fo $10an hour and I asked him if their was any plants that may look like weeds but were plants he didn't want me to pull he said no and I ended up pulling some expensive rare exotic plant and I lost that customer 3-4 years ago and I had a hard time getting him to pay for his last month of lawn mowing if I spent the time mowing lawns instead I would have been $1,000 ahead not to mention the amount of money I lost when I lost the customer at that point because I only had 3-4 customers at that time.
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I dont agree to a job unless it pays at least $1 an hour, I agreed to do some weed removal for a guy that was my customer weekly for lawn mowing fo $10an hour
Did you really mean $1 an hour?
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Did you really mean $1 an hour?
No I dont know why I typed hour it should have read $1 per minute, $1 an hour wouldn't pay for the gas alone. good thing I didn't make that error on a newspaper ad.
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