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Hired a new person to run one of my routes that's way out there

 

Had a meeting for training, went over basics..

 

First day of work I take her to the first stop

 

Its just a beaver shooting hoops with gum.

 

I had given this person some training before we got there

 

She goes in to a muffler shop first ahead of me,

 I am getting stuff from the truck at the moment.

 

She uses her hands to fill the gumballs instead of the gloves... or even the plastic bags provided or even paper towel instead..

 

one of the service guys says to her I hope you washed your hands

 

I walk in to her telling me about the service guy said about hand washing.

 

I did however hand her a glove..  and say well we did last 20,000 years on the planet without hand sanitizer or running water but you have to wear gloves or use plastic.

 

she wont let it go she proceeds to point the guy out in the bay.. 

 

I blew it off like ok...  

 

THEN.... SHE SAYS....  YEAH A GREASE MONKEY TELLING ME TO WASH MY HANDS>>>

 

well the owner/manager was in his office listening 10 feet away..

 

He comes out and says  their not grease monkeys... their technicians..  get your machine out of here..

 

 

It was a Low performing machine   Id say a 6 month maybe $20.00

I was considering pulling it out anyway but it was 0% commission..

 

so I took it with me took her back to her car...

 

bill

 

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Hired a new person to run one of my routes that's way out there

 

Had a meeting for training, went over basics..

 

First day of work I take her to the first stop

 

Its just a beaver shooting hoops with gum.

 

I had given this person some training before we got there

 

She goes in to a muffler shop first ahead of me,

 I am getting stuff from the truck at the moment.

 

She uses her hands to fill the gumballs instead of the gloves... or even the plastic bags provided or even paper towel instead..

 

one of the service guys says to her I hope you washed your hands

 

I walk in to her telling me about the service guy said about hand washing.

 

I did however hand her a glove..  and say well we did last 20,000 years on the planet without hand sanitizer or running water but you have to wear gloves or use plastic.

 

she wont let it go she proceeds to point the guy out in the bay.. 

 

I blew it off like ok...  

 

THEN.... SHE SAYS....  YEAH A GREASE MONKEY TELLING ME TO WASH MY HANDS>>>

 

well the owner/manager was in his office listening 10 feet away..

 

He comes out and says  their not grease monkeys... their technicians..  get your machine out of here..

 

 

It was a Low performing machine   Id say a 6 month maybe $20.00

I was considering pulling it out anyway but it was 0% commission..

 

so I took it with me took her back to her car...

 

bill

 

I've had a few that didn't last the day, but this tops my experiences....

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So I can fire myself and collect what I never collected before?

 

UNEMPLOMENT

 

;D  ;D  ;D

 

LOL!

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THEN.... SHE SAYS....  YEAH A GREASE MONKEY TELLING ME TO WASH MY HANDS>>>

 

well the owner/manager was in his office listening 10 feet away..

 

He comes out and says  their not grease monkeys... their technicians..  get your machine out of here..

 

"You Can't Fix Stupid" !

 

(per Ron White)

So I can fire myself and collect what I never collected before?

 

UNEMPLOMENT

 

;D  ;D  ;D

 

LOL!

 

Yea, then Obama will extend it for 99 more weeks after it lapses!

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Good thing you were there from the get go because she would have ruined your entire route!  It's unbelievable what some people will do and say.

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Good thing it was only on a marginal account

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at least she didn't eat your product too

i.e. never hire a junk food junkie to fill candy machines.

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That's why you need an employment contract with a long probationary period. Btw pre bag your gum. About. 6 bags a box. Lots faster and looks more professional

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At least you got to see exactly what the employee was about right away and not after your route was destroyed.

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Damn, she was a special kind of idiot. At least she didn't ruin a good location.

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I just use a plastic scoop to put gumballs in. Take it home and wash it after each route service. Never had a location complain yet that I didn't wear gloves with gumballs. Candy is a different story, wear gloves.

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I have always used a large plastic cup to scoop the gumballs out, no way in hell I would use a glove at every stop.

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Go to your local restaurant supply and buy a plastic commercial ice scoop, it has this really neat feature called a 'handle' :)

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Use 1 gal ziploc bags.

They are cheap, reusable, they keep the gumballs fresh, fold for easy storage when empty, and are so easy to use on location.

Just open up half-way and pour the gumballs into the globe.

 

For filling the bags, I just use one those big plastic mugs that every home seems to have several of.

No need to pay for something like a scoop.

You can get these mugs for free because companies are always giving them away with their name on them.

Something like this...

 

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I also use the zip lock bag and mug method.

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That's a first using gloves to grab the gumballs…. I thought everyone used a scooper or cup and put them in a 1" cap plastic bag and just poured then in the machine.

A little scary a gumball guy walking in with rubber gloves. I would think all the employees would keep their distance and not bend over thinking you may be there to check their prostate.

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Maybe I have just been on the wrong path all this time, but I pour the gum out of the bag in the box.

I don't use a scoop or gloves.

Open and poor very simple!!!

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Maybe I have just been on the wrong path all this time, but I pour the gum out of the bag in the box.

I don't use a scoop or gloves.

Open and poor very simple!!!

Me too, then on machines like a spiral i get empty bag from box and put over my hand and then reach in globe and stir them  up..I've got pretty good over the years not spilling any..If its a slow stop i will pour out old gumballs in another empty box i have(with bag still in it) and then pour new ones in..

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