Listen: Family Dollar, Levin And Charlotte discussed on John Hancock
"Which since Family Dollar was based here in Charlotte. Is fighting words always take that personally dodger? Now that was the Levin family, right? When they got there almost nine billion bucks out of the deal. But I'm sure that they're not pleased at what has happened with their the empire that they built or the people who worked for him. And Family Dollar has just struggled to pull down the parent company's earnings a company under a lot of pressure from the activist shareholder starboard value. Hedge fund to sell fam- Family Dollar or expand prices at its dollar tree stores. So. Anyway, news came out yesterday. And since it's a company that was the built in based here, you do you kinda you kind of take that. And we were talking about workplaces yesterday thought the interesting question. Why do you work where you work? Is that the only reason? Online poll of fourteen thousand people fourteen hundred people. Reveals the top reason you continue to work where you do. I'm giving you a second to think about your answer. Why do you work where you do? Too lazy to fill out an application somewhere else? Or? You like the people you work with you like the I mean, you're you're doing exactly what you wanted to do what you dreamed of doing your. We've sold for times in the last years, whatever it's been. Fifteen years. You can't have liked all four companies. The odds are now it just be not not reasonable would. They just say that any of them were terrible. Or that any of them are terrible. It's just that. If you had to rate them you could. Anyway, here's what the poll says nineteen percent say that they continue to work where they do because it pays well. Seventeen percent. Said I love everything about my job. Does that sound like a L Gardner power of positive thinking answer? Fifteen percent say they can't find anything better. Now that certainly doesn't qualify for. I love everything about my job. Ten percent said great benefits. I bet you that does fall into the category. You know, the jobs fine. No big deal. Don't love it. Don't hate it. But. I need the insurance. People. Sometimes they used to send us. I don't remember. Which group it was probably Jefferson pilot Lincoln financial. They would send us a forum every year, and it would not only tell you, maybe this was just for salaried employees. It would not only. I mean, you knew what you made. But it also it would show you what you technically what what you were costing the company how much they had to pay in. Social security distant and then three insurance benefits. So you're making sixty thousand dollars a year. But technically, you're a it's seventy three thousand dollar a year job that kind of thing. It was always interesting to see that and not a bad form to get. Because it does kinda"