Originally posted by Komaratzi11
reply to post by maestromason
I applied for a job with a finance company and could not get hired because of my credit score. Ok, maybe they believe that means I can't deal with
money, but that's strange. The convenience store trusts me with large amounts of money everyday. I'm not a thief. If I was my credit score wouldn't
be jacked, because I'd have paid my stuff on time.
Comparing a convenience store and a finance company is like comparing APPLES and ORANGES.
The convenience store does a nightly count so your mistakes and/or devious attempts to screw them over would be noticed in the nightly counts and
relatively quick for correction....
A finance company has monthly, quarterly and yearly accounts what are WHITE AND BLACK(transparent and opaque) that must be maintained to the strictest
I am not calling you a criminal... although, you must understand that it is relatively easy for someone in a high position of authority within ANY
FINANCIAL INSTITUTION to become morally corrupted by TEMPTATION ALONE who has quandaries in their own financial matrix.
Hey man, I understand your viewpoint however.... THESE ARE THE BREAKS and ARE THE WAYS OF THE WORLD.
I worked for Chase Manhattan Bank in the IS Department as a Tier 3 Data Analyst for the High-end Land and Homes division and was responsible for
maintaining databases that held over $300,000,000 in recorded assets...and this was just little old me with my team of 4 people.
a monthly petty cash account for breakfast and lunch that must be balanced (I ate at Morton's Steakhouse everyday)
100% paid medical
100% paid vision
100% paid dental
Paid family time
Paid personal time
1 months paid UNANNOUNCED(take it whenever) vacation
a company black card(unlimited expenditures must be balanced)
company vehicle access(although I only had to walk to the Rapid Train Station & take 1 train into downtown Cleveland and had my own car) I only lived
5 miles from work(Downtown Cleveland, Ohio inside of Terminal Tower)
on open negotiable salary,
hours from 5am to 1pm(if I chose to work them),
Telecommuting options(work from home)
Company paid home internet
on the Honor System(about as gravy as it gets)
unlimited travel expenses(apart from other accounts & must be balanced)
separate c/c to purchase airline tickets(must be balanced)
own office(when I was in...I negotiated a 60%/40% telecommute work week which meant that I only had to "work" 60% of a contractual(Monday-Friday...NO
WEEKENDS) 40 hour work week "on premises" the other 40% was at my discretion.
...mind you no matter where I go I negotiate my contract similarly to the above^
To have all of this and a tad bit more just to take a sneaky peek at my immaculate finances?
Here ya go.
You must learn to step back and look at the grand scheme and your potential place within it.
edit on 24-3-2012 by maestromason because: (no