Cranky on the Web (April 9 – 13)

Frontier’s Animal Battle: Choose the Airline’s Newest MascotConde Nast Daily Traveler
If you haven’t seen Frontier’s latest battle for the next animal mascot, it’s worth a look. I couldn’t stop laughing at the first audition reel.

In the Trenches: The Training BottleneckIntuit Small Business Blog
My new employee has started, but there’s a ramp-up bottleneck when it comes to training. We’re just pushing past it as quick as we can.

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8 Responses to Cranky on the Web (April 9 – 13)

  1. I’ve been a Polly the Parrot voter since round one, Paula the Pig woud have been my second choice.

  2. Jim says:

    If you hired someone who lives in another state, why did you need to provide them a Notice to Employee under the California Labor Code?

    • CF says:

      The business is a California company, so I make sure to abide by California law.

      • Jim says:

        I don’t think you need to do that; you need to give the employee whatever notices are required by the state where he lives. I’m not a lawyer, but that is my understanding.

  3. John says:

    Where does one go to register an airline complaint? United customer service is awful. I’d really like to vent but can’t find where. United certainly doesn’t have a customer feedback spot on their website, at least not that I can find!

  4. Dan says:


    In the tech world, we’ve long recognized that there are some things that are easy to teach (programming languages) and some things that are hard (critical thinking and design skills). You were right in hiring someone who already has a good handle on the difficult stuff, while expecting to teach the rez system.

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