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    Yep, and sadly it seems like very few of the...

    Yep, and sadly it seems like very few of the older machinists care because they're on top. Today I saw a position for an apprentice machinist that requires minimum 10 years experience.
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    That's basically it around here. There's so many...

    That's basically it around here. There's so many operators that they've sort of pulled down the wages of everyone around here. Anyone who manages to escape the "operator" trap can get paid pretty...
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    We'd get an X axis with a servo on it and...

    We'd get an X axis with a servo on it and everything, the MachMotion software has a setting for a slave servo so we can set it so it follows along with the master X. I've been thinking of just...
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    Supply and demand

    Supply and demand
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    I live in southern California, the problem here...

    I live in southern California, the problem here is that there's far too many "machinists" so they can pay lower wages. Although it's beginning to flip the other way since a lot of them are expanding...
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    That's kinda what happened, my first job was an...

    That's kinda what happened, my first job was an industrial pump repair shop who ran out of stuff for the CNC department (i.e. Me) to make and got upset that I wasn't happy sweeping floors for 2...
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    1)Shoe Store at 17 2)Radio Shack at 18 3)Army...

    1)Shoe Store at 17
    2)Radio Shack at 18
    3)Army National Guard from 20 to 26
    4)Cellphone Store at 21
    5)Sprint Store at 22
    6)Sears Auto Center at 22
    7)Oreilly Auto Parts at 24
    8)Security guard at...
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    I've asked my immediate supervisor who basically...

    I've asked my immediate supervisor who basically just told me, "That's just how it is for you hourly folk. Idk what else to tell ya."

    I could go to HR and ask but I don't want to raise a stink...
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    I think that'd be pretty funny, but I haven't...

    I think that'd be pretty funny, but I haven't really given out too much information. You don't know where in Cali I am, what the name of the company I'm at is, the only piece of info that's most...
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    Oh and to update you guys on my "interview"...

    Oh and to update you guys on my "interview" yesterday. I wouldn't call it an interview really, but the shop manager said he really liked my resume/CV and wanted me to come in and take the skills...
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    That makes sense, and it kinda confirms my...

    That makes sense, and it kinda confirms my suspicion.
    Although at my current employer there is something that doesn't make much sense to me.

    We have an 18% profit share, so my actual hourly rate...
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    Yea I only answer the question of, if needed are...

    Yea I only answer the question of, if needed are you able to work overtime? With a simple yes.

    As far as tax rates, I'm honestly never 100% clear as to how much is going to get taken out. When I...
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    Well since you're all tearing apart my work...

    Well since you're all tearing apart my work history the first 5 were retail jobs, I worked as a technician for Sears Auto Center until I was laid off, I worked security after returning from overseas,...
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    You're right, however a simple question of what...

    You're right, however a simple question of what benefits they offer their employees shouldn't really "trigger" someone during an interview. It's a common question to ask and I've actually never had a...
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    I'm 28 and I've worked at 8 companies since I've...

    I'm 28 and I've worked at 8 companies since I've been 17
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    A relationship between employer and employee...

    A relationship between employer and employee needs to be mutually beneficial. Your reaction to that question leads be to believe that you are only concerned with what your employees produce and not...
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    Oh yea, I've always done that. I usually say I...

    Oh yea, I've always done that. I usually say I need to give my current employer notice and that if I'm able to start sooner than the 2 weeks that I'll let them know. All my employers have been really...
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    Thank you for your insight i greatly appreciate...

    Thank you for your insight i greatly appreciate it. With only 3 hours till my interview I feel more prepared as to what I should ask.

    I've always been a good interviewee but I can always sharpen...
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    I like the Roth better due to it being...

    I like the Roth better due to it being convinient, I can carry it over from employer to employer and never have to change a thing. Where as with a 401k I have to set it up every time I find a new...
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    Sadly not every employer posts their salary range...

    Sadly not every employer posts their salary range on the job posting, or just put that it depends on experience (DOE) as the one I'm interviewing for today says.

    In comparison to most of you I'm...
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    Here in California/USA most of those have...

    Here in California/USA most of those have mandatory minimums that are required by law, although a company is free to offer you more. If they offer more then that's a good sign that the company is...
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    The position I'm applying for is listed as set up...

    The position I'm applying for is listed as set up person.
    I have 3 years of experience in set up, light programming, and operating mostly lathes although I'm currently working with a portable CNC...
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    Good thing my experience in the military prepared...

    Good thing my experience in the military prepared me for those kinds of bosses haha

    And I call everyone sir or ma'am.

    As for asking questions I do tend to ask a lot of questions the first few...
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    At my current job I actually received a job offer...

    At my current job I actually received a job offer without an in person interview or a shop tour. So I declined the offer until they could bring me in for a tour. I'm actually quite excited to see...
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    I understand that, I know the questions I may be...

    I understand that, I know the questions I may be asked could be all over the place. And truthfully I'm a bit better than most at answering tough questions like that by just being brutally honest. At...
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