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Look at you --using hashtags. Way to go, Irene! I'm more shocked that anyone thought San Diego is near LA. #ThatsNotEvenClose
Chris, that's not fair. On the map LA and SD are only an inch apart.
Well, I applied for a shop and I was not accepted. They quoted 5 possible reasons: I have done many shops for the same client, I do not fall in the demographic requirement, I am not in the age bracket, I have recently done a shop for the same client or I am not of the right gender. I have not done shops for them since mid 2016. I wish they would spell out the real reason as I had a good rating with them. Now, I will have to place the MSC in the backburner.
Or better still, they should have specified in their emails the complete demographic requirements so we won't have to waste our time.
In Irene's case, they even went to all the trouble of persuading her to do a job with age restrictions which they themselves did not know.
Just last December, I had two shops which were withdrawn on the same day they were accepted. There was an age restriction of not more than 30 years old. This was not stated in the job posting.
I'm retiring for my health, for the rest of you, happy shopping, i hope it gets better before it gets worse.
You are no longer shopping?
I had a scheduler tell me that she can't swing my requested bonus because the location is ~25 km from me.@Kate20105 wrote:
I have a scheduler tell me once it's only 28 miles. I told her yeah the way the crow flies... most do not have a clue. Seattle traffic is the worst, and when it rains I stay at home.
I previously did several Valet parking shops in my town. They didn't pay much, but I was able to go downtown without paying an exorbitant parking fee. Now they say I have to be under 65! Why?
@Irene_L.A.-------->you should ask for the "close shop" fee. Afterall they may have had you at "go", if they had not use your age as a factor.
Irene, sorry to hear that you have Glaucoma. I am lucky to have so many shops close to my home for Mystery Shopping. How many years did you shop? I have been shopping for 10 years now, where does the time go? I couldn't retire, I am like you energetic, computer savvy. I don't shop week-ends or nights, I leave that for the young people. I will be 73 this July. The schedulers know how old I am, they keep calling because I am reliable.
Well it still wasn't your fault for the scheduler not having her demographics in order. I'll send you the closed shop fee-------->how much is it in Ca? It was closed because it was not open for seniors.