Hello everyone :)


Tamara_15073066506448
1 year 0 Tamara_15073066506448 3

Just wanted to say hello. I'm new to this site, but not new to secret shopping. I've been evaluating people, places and shops for several years and love doing so. The favorite part of doing this is that we can pick our own shops, our own towns, own times, and own types of businesses (or within reason). It's very versatile to say the least and if you have a positive outlook, it helps you help the business. To be honest, business owners aren't looking for the bad apple or the dirty floors, missing items, etc, they truly want to see a well-running business. But sometimes we happen to run across those glitches. In all of my years of doing this, I have to say, there has only been a handful of negatives. Stay focused and positive. Enjoy your shops and have a great day.

Wassim
1 year 0 Wassim 56

Hey Tamara


Yes! That is why we are independent contractors and not employees. To be able to choose what to do with our time. I hope the US Internal Revenue Service will not touch the IC classification and will simply make companies not abuse this status to save money.


We are all hard workers and we provide a needed service.


Where do you Secret Shop?

Ivan
1 year +1 Ivan 627

Welcome aboard Tamara! I love your attitude, keep it up!

Teraisa
1 year +1 Teraisa 1

Ditto, here, I am new to the forum. Due to a special and often emergency situation, I travel a lot between five states. I've been blessed to work with/through ISS for years. Because I came from Hawaii and expected to go back, I have been car-less a long while and am unable to accept many jobs... one day I'll know where I belong and get back into weekly shopping spree mode. Good luck to everyone; see you around!

Ivan
1 year +1 Ivan 627

Hi Teraisa,


Thanks for jumping in on the forum! I love seeing veteran shoppers here!

Tamara_15073066506448
17 days (Edited 17 days) 0 Tamara_15073066506448 3
Wassim @ Oct 7, 2017 10:30:33 PM

Hey Tamara


Yes! That is why we are independent contractors and not employees. To be able to choose what to do with our time. I hope the US Internal Revenue Service will not touch the IC classification and will simply make companies not abuse this status to save money.


We are all hard workers and we provide a needed service.


Where do you Secret Shop?



Hi and sorry it took me so long to respond.


I wasn't ignoring the question at hand, I fell (fun times I tell you..ugh) and was tore up like a little kid going downhill on a bike without a helmet. Don't get old, lol.


Anyway, just about all healed now and shoulder and knees better, phew!


I've shopped from NY to Texas to SC. I love choosing the reveal ones, so they know and I can see the looks on their faces when they've done a great job or maybe I've taught them something they didn't know or didn't see, like, an actual greeting of the customer. "Hey!, how are you today?" or "Can I help you?" That's not a greeting for me, that is if you're coming to dinner at my house, but not a business. That is half a greeting....Hey or hi or hello aren't the same thing. I used to tell my kids, Hey(hay) was for cows. LOL. Now, down south, Hey Ya'll, that's different. but you still need to add something to it or put those two statements together, do not separate them. Don't do your job halfway! I was always told and I pass this along, if you don't like or love your job, no one forces you to be there, find another one! Love your life, yourself, your surroundings; this includes your job. It shows! I pass along, how do you feel when others treat you that way? It makes for a terrible day. Be happy and also when doing phone shops, smile on the phone, it truly shows through, believe me! T.

Shakeria72
15 days 0 Shakeria72 1

Hhello, New here live in Lynchburg, Va.Stay at home mom looking to make extra cash doing what she loves to do. SHOP!!!


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