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Re: Millennials

Post by callmefence » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:57 am

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callmefence wrote:My boss is a real dic. He makes me work daylight till dark 7 days a week. Never gives me any praise at all. Pays me a six-pack every couple days.


Why don't you just quit ?


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Re: Millennials

Post by ddd75 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:17 am

callmefence wrote:My boss is a real dic. He makes me work daylight till dark 7 days a week. Never gives me any praise at all. Pays me a six-pack every couple days.

i also have a boss like that.. except he gives me a 6 pack every night. :lol2:

he's a big be nice!

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Re: Millennials

Post by Brute 23 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:18 am

I deal with all ages of people from 20-70. It has nothing to do with age... some are just stupid and some aren't. Its just different kinds of stupid.
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Re: Millennials

Post by Brute 23 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:24 am

One thing I will say about the younger crowd is their ability to learn and adapt can really be really amazing. The problem is 98% don't know how to apply their knowledge and skills in the real world. They literally have never done any thing other than go to school and exist for the first 20-25 years of their life. Sadly, the work place is a culture shock to them.

If you can figure out how to handle them, they can be very productive.
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Re: Millennials

Post by ddd75 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:26 am

Brute 23 wrote:One thing I will say about the younger crowd is their ability to learn and adapt can really be really amazing. The problem is 98% don't know how to apply their knowledge and skills in the real world. They literally have never done any thing other than go to school and exist for the first 20-25 years of their life. Sadly, the work place is a culture shock to them.

If you can figure out how to handle them, they can be very productive.



lots of praise and breaks!

never ever say anything that can be taken as "bad"


bunch of pansies :lol2:

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Re: Millennials

Post by Brute 23 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:28 am

ddd75 wrote:
Brute 23 wrote:One thing I will say about the younger crowd is their ability to learn and adapt can really be really amazing. The problem is 98% don't know how to apply their knowledge and skills in the real world. They literally have never done any thing other than go to school and exist for the first 20-25 years of their life. Sadly, the work place is a culture shock to them.

If you can figure out how to handle them, they can be very productive.



lots of praise and breaks!

never ever say anything that can be taken as "bad"


bunch of pansies :lol2:



Ive seen just as many older guys the same way. I had to line up 3 guys last night from 40-55 years old and get on them for being lazy and they we all crying about having to stay late.

There are no age restrictions on be lazy or a cry baby.

These millenials all yall are complaining is yalls generations' kids and grandkids... why did yall raise them like that?
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Re: Millennials

Post by ddd75 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:15 am

Brute 23 wrote:
ddd75 wrote:
Brute 23 wrote:One thing I will say about the younger crowd is their ability to learn and adapt can really be really amazing. The problem is 98% don't know how to apply their knowledge and skills in the real world. They literally have never done any thing other than go to school and exist for the first 20-25 years of their life. Sadly, the work place is a culture shock to them.

If you can figure out how to handle them, they can be very productive.



lots of praise and breaks!

never ever say anything that can be taken as "bad"


bunch of pansies :lol2:



Ive seen just as many older guys the same way. I had to line up 3 guys last night from 40-55 years old and get on them for being lazy and they we all crying about having to stay late.

There are no age restrictions on be lazy or a cry baby.

These millenials all yall are complaining is yalls generations' kids and grandkids... why did yall raise them like that?



it's just society now.. everyone is in full luxury.. never want to work or get wet.. anything..

need to keep eating lots of soy to keep that testosterone down.

anyone willing to work or has a little bit of skill.. is going to be in for a good life until they take that away.... 70% tax rates and all...

i'm a millenial btw..

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Re: Millennials

Post by Bestoutwest » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:26 am

Brute 23 wrote:One thing I will say about the younger crowd is their ability to learn and adapt can really be really amazing. The problem is 98% don't know how to apply their knowledge and skills in the real world. They literally have never done any thing other than go to school and exist for the first 20-25 years of their life. Sadly, the work place is a culture shock to them.

If you can figure out how to handle them, they can be very productive.


My problem is that they refuse to communicate with people. When I first arrived at my position I thought I knew it all got a QA of about 72%. I need to be 95%+. That about crushed me, but what did I do? I called the lady, learned what I did wrong and made changes. I didn’t beg for my points back, didn’t whine to anyone.

Same guy as yesterday refused to talk to a provide about changing an order because she’s “scary.” I emailed her to save time and confusion and she CALLED me back (I have my number in my email). We got it figured out easily and now he’d and I have a good working relationship. Imagine that!
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Re: Millennials

Post by Aaron » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:53 am

ddd75 wrote:
Brute 23 wrote:One thing I will say about the younger crowd is their ability to learn and adapt can really be really amazing. The problem is 98% don't know how to apply their knowledge and skills in the real world. They literally have never done any thing other than go to school and exist for the first 20-25 years of their life. Sadly, the work place is a culture shock to them.

If you can figure out how to handle them, they can be very productive.



lots of praise and breaks!

never ever say anything that can be taken as "bad"


bunch of pansies :lol2:


That's why I work by myself, for myself all the time. I never say a bad word to myself, give myself lots of praise and take as many breaks as I want. I am such a pansy. #pansy4life

But if it keeps me from having to interact with these walking sacks of frustration called coworkers and bosses, I'll gladly take it.
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Re: Millennials

Post by Brute 23 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:03 am

Bestoutwest wrote:
Brute 23 wrote:One thing I will say about the younger crowd is their ability to learn and adapt can really be really amazing. The problem is 98% don't know how to apply their knowledge and skills in the real world. They literally have never done any thing other than go to school and exist for the first 20-25 years of their life. Sadly, the work place is a culture shock to them.

If you can figure out how to handle them, they can be very productive.


My problem is that they refuse to communicate with people. When I first arrived at my position I thought I knew it all got a QA of about 72%. I need to be 95%+. That about crushed me, but what did I do? I called the lady, learned what I did wrong and made changes. I didn’t beg for my points back, didn’t whine to anyone.

Same guy as yesterday refused to talk to a provide about changing an order because she’s “scary.” I emailed her to save time and confusion and she CALLED me back (I have my number in my email). We got it figured out easily and now he’d and I have a good working relationship. Imagine that!


I agree with that. Its a fault you have to address. They love to email or text rather than pick up the phone. On the same not if you jump their butt every time they talk... don't be surprised if they don't want to open their mouth.

The older guys love to stop and talk and chat with every one. Our guys in the different areas know every one around. That us a good thing IMO.
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Re: Millennials

Post by ddd75 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:04 am

Aaron wrote:
ddd75 wrote:
Brute 23 wrote:One thing I will say about the younger crowd is their ability to learn and adapt can really be really amazing. The problem is 98% don't know how to apply their knowledge and skills in the real world. They literally have never done any thing other than go to school and exist for the first 20-25 years of their life. Sadly, the work place is a culture shock to them.

If you can figure out how to handle them, they can be very productive.



lots of praise and breaks!

never ever say anything that can be taken as "bad"


bunch of pansies :lol2:


That's why I work by myself, for myself all the time. I never say a bad word to myself, give myself lots of praise and take as many breaks as I want. I am such a pansy. #pansy4life

But if it keeps me from having to interact with these walking sacks of frustration called coworkers and bosses, I'll gladly take it.





looks like you're pretty insulted by what I said. Take a break, give yourself some praise. It'll be ok.

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Re: Millennials

Post by Aaron » Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:44 am

ddd75 wrote:
Aaron wrote:
ddd75 wrote:

lots of praise and breaks!

never ever say anything that can be taken as "bad"


bunch of pansies :lol2:


That's why I work by myself, for myself all the time. I never say a bad word to myself, give myself lots of praise and take as many breaks as I want. I am such a pansy. #pansy4life

But if it keeps me from having to interact with these walking sacks of frustration called coworkers and bosses, I'll gladly take it.





looks like you're pretty insulted by what I said. Take a break, give yourself some praise. It'll be ok.


I don't believe you. Calling my psychiatrist right now. He'll coach me through it. :cry:
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Re: Millennials

Post by greybeard » Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:24 pm

Brute 23 wrote:
If you can figure out how to handle them, they can be very productive.


That's the point everyone is trying to make Brute.
This is the first 'generation' that is so self absorbed and feels so 'entitled' that they truly believe it someone/everyone else's job to ''figure out how to handle them'' instead of 'them' adapting to a society and a workplace that's been the status quo since before WW2.
They, as young adults*, still want to be coddled and nurtured in the manner that previous generations were when they were children, and evidently, some folks and employers will do so for them.
This, imo... just adds to the overall p..ification of America.
* I use that term very loosely...
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Re: Millennials

Post by Brute 23 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:10 pm

greybeard wrote:
Brute 23 wrote:
If you can figure out how to handle them, they can be very productive.


That's the point everyone is trying to make Brute.
This is the first 'generation' that is so self absorbed and feels so 'entitled' that they truly believe it someone/everyone else's job to ''figure out how to handle them'' instead of 'them' adapting to a society and a workplace that's been the status quo since before WW2.
They, as young adults*, still want to be coddled and nurtured in the manner that previous generations were when they were children, and evidently, some folks and employers will do so for them.
This, imo... just adds to the overall p..ification of America.
* I use that term very loosely...


That's not true. As a supervision if you are not evaluating how to handle all your employees your not getting the max potential out of them.

I know this is hard to believe... but as supervisors we have to also figure out how to handle older generations. The technology gap of the older generations is becoming more and more of an issue among other things..

Remember that old saying... one person's strength in another person's weakness.
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Re: Millennials

Post by greybeard » Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:20 am

Brute 23 wrote:

That's not true. As a supervision if you are not evaluating how to handle all your employees your not getting the max potential out of them.

I know this is hard to believe... but as supervisors we have to also figure out how to handle older generations. The technology gap of the older generations is becoming more and more of an issue among other things..

Remember that old saying... one person's strength in another person's weakness.

Not hard to believe at all. Ignorance of any rapidly and ever-changing technology has never been a crime or seen as a negative aspect of any part of society or industry. Being too lazy to embrace it tho, is on par with expecting employers to make special exceptions with how a parent raised the current young workforce. If it's the parent's fault they were raised that way, it's equally the employers' fault that the millennial's self absorbed outlook and lifestyle is perpetuated and even accepted.

I used to think the supervisors' coddling reactions in those millennial YouTube videos were 100% satire but thru this thread's illumination, I'm now of the understanding they are not satire at all and really are legit training vids on how to kiss a millennial's back side and assuage their delicate egos.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/201 ... df094a1e87
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