Amazon on the way

Discussion in 'Employment Opportunities - Help Wanted - Skills' started by ladder13, Aug 10, 2018.

  1. ladder13

    ladder13 Active Member

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    JohnFreeman You can reach 113, but you can never leave! Benefactor Charter Life Member Supporting Member

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    More congestion and Yankees . Yay
     
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    ronn47 Where's the Scotch? Charter Member Benefactor Life Member

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    From what I've been reading on them you are "Watched" at all times and don't dare go to the restroom.
    No thanks.
     
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    How dare you speak with such insolence about out new overlords!
     
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    They've had a distribution center in Durham off TW Alexander by Miami Blvd for a few years already. Nothing inside looks hi tech like the stuff in the news.
     
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    Button Pusher Well-Known Member Benefactor

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    In IT data centers, banking, casino, govt mil contractorz, etc..
    you don't give it any thought because it's business not personal.
     
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    Ferrisfan Got here as soon as I could Supporting Member

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    That payroll works out to $30k per position.
     
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    Well then, there’s always Bojangles, Waffle House and Walmart.
     
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    thousand new jobs coming - people still complain.
     
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    JohnFreeman You can reach 113, but you can never leave! Benefactor Charter Life Member Supporting Member

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    With virtually full employment in the area....yup.
     
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    Must be some crazy hours or a few highly paid mangers. Most of the "working" jobs are $10.50 - $13 an hour from what I've been told by people that actually work at the one in Durham.

    It's a warehouse, not HQ2. "These are not the high paying tech jobs you are looking for. Move along, Move along."
     
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    Amazon screens out anyone with any health issues that could mean having to use the bathroom more than once per shift.

    Sent from my SM-G935V using Tapatalk
     
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    E fish un C!
     
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    You’ll be handling at least two packages a day for my home. Please handle with care.
     
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    I thought I was the only person like that in existence; I've sure as hell never worked with anybody else that hit up the commode once per shift.
     
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    Djstorm100 Always have a plan Vendor

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    We really don't need this...not for a area already that's like trying to suck a golf ball through a garden hose. The state will takes 10 years to widen lanes and make roads better for the amount of cars that travel the area..then they would be just behind 10 years.


    Funny story....our new rebar shop the workers want A/C in the bathroom. Dad "nope because you guys would take 6 dumps a day, never met anyone that was full of that much s***" hahaha
     
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    I deliver for Amazon at the moment. Can’t say it’s recommended haha. Soon we will all work for the company and the company shalt pay us in gift cards for the company store. Just like the good ol minin days
     
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    NCLivingBrit Clueless Protoplasm

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    And that is why I don't miss living in Wake Forest.
     
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    One on it’s way to my house right now.
     
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    You don't actually have to have any poop inside of you to go take a break on the pooper... When I was on active duty, whenever we had to field day a space, i'd just go sit on the toilet for an hour and fall asleep with my head on my hands. Nobody ever noticed I was gone...
     
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    Heard yesterday that starting next month all employees will earn at least 15/hr if they work for Amazon or Whole Foods
     
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    That is great pay for a 19 YO high school dropout...........
     
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  26. MadMan4Ever

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    As a person who looks for employment on occasion, I’ve learned if they offer wages like that, it’s either a scam, they are demanding the moon for it, or something similar.

    No such thing as giving something for nothing... I hear Amazon requires you to stand in lines to be checked as you leave which can take an hour to get thru, but you aren’t paid for it.

    Frankly I’m surprised unions haven’t made a comeback...
     
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    FedEx wanted a new hub number of years ago but locals were up in arms about it, noise, etc.
    Fact is the planes today are over 50% quieter then when I moved here in 1991.
    I live not far from RDU and these are good paying jobs with benefits.
    They decided on Greensboro as they welcomed them no problem.
    They have expanded it recently with 400+ more jobs.
     
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    Silver_Bullet Rogue One Benefactor Charter Life Member

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    Most the companies that move from up north bring with them many of their own experienced employees. Can’t blame them for that, as it’s hard to start from scratch. I seen this in PTR industries when they moved into SC.

    All this local tax payer subsidizing and little job benefit for locals. It’s a form of Corporate welfare. Eventually they expand if they do good and start hiring more locals. Hopefully the ones they bring don’t vote the same way that destroyed the economies of the states they are fleeing.
     
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