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Thread started 05/18/17 9:50am

jayceman

Paisley Park hiring - General Manager Operations

...and they need one!

Maybe learning from the lessons of Celebration weekend--
(how do you run out of some key merch and not give people ample time to purchase goods?!),
they're getting a fresh start with someone to oversee the day-to-day activities.

https://www.linkedin.com/.../304675462

Keep in mind Graceland Holdings probably wants someone that's business savvy and understands that this is a product, versus an over-zealous super fan.
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Reply #1 posted 05/18/17 10:55am

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I wonder what it pays? I could do the job with both hands tied behind my back.

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Reply #2 posted 05/18/17 11:01am

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SquirrelMeat said:

I wonder what it pays? I could do the job with both hands tied behind my back.



I think you should apply, if you want to.
~Paisley Park is in your heart~
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Reply #3 posted 05/18/17 12:28pm

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anangellooksdown said:

SquirrelMeat said:

I wonder what it pays? I could do the job with both hands tied behind my back.

I think you should apply, if you want to.


I very much doubt they'd accept international applications. I'm fairly certain US work visas are limited to people whose skills can't be found within the US, unless you're a huge corporation like Google or Apple who hire a lot of computer scientists from places like India or Russia.

Even as a professional musician that's toured worldwide, it's a pain in the ass to get performance visas for the US, and costs a lot of money.

I think there's a ton of people on this site who could do a better job running Paisley than a lot of folks that might get hired because they live locally, or whatever. But they likely don't pay enough, and wouldn't or couldn't hire citizens from other countries and make it worth their while to move.

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Reply #4 posted 05/18/17 1:13pm

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Militant said:

anangellooksdown said:

SquirrelMeat said: I think you should apply, if you want to.


I very much doubt they'd accept international applications. I'm fairly certain US work visas are limited to people whose skills can't be found within the US, unless you're a huge corporation like Google or Apple who hire a lot of computer scientists from places like India or Russia.

Even as a professional musician that's toured worldwide, it's a pain in the ass to get performance visas for the US, and costs a lot of money.

I think there's a ton of people on this site who could do a better job running Paisley than a lot of folks that might get hired because they live locally, or whatever. But they likely don't pay enough, and wouldn't or couldn't hire citizens from other countries and make it worth their while to move.

Yeah. Its a shame, if they asked for extensive knowledge of the 'service', then an HB-1 arts and culture visa could probably be had to work there. But Donald is even stalling those.

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Reply #5 posted 05/18/17 1:27pm

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Militant said:



anangellooksdown said:


SquirrelMeat said:

I wonder what it pays? I could do the job with both hands tied behind my back.



I think you should apply, if you want to.



I very much doubt they'd accept international applications. I'm fairly certain US work visas are limited to people whose skills can't be found within the US, unless you're a huge corporation like Google or Apple who hire a lot of computer scientists from places like India or Russia.

Even as a professional musician that's toured worldwide, it's a pain in the ass to get performance visas for the US, and costs a lot of money.

I think there's a ton of people on this site who could do a better job running Paisley than a lot of folks that might get hired because they live locally, or whatever. But they likely don't pay enough, and wouldn't or couldn't hire citizens from other countries and make it worth their while to move.




Too bad. There are a lot of non-US fam who would be great at that job.
BTW Militant, I love your show. Your female counterpart is a doll and you compliment each other well. I wonder when I watch if you both just effortlessly fell into the naturalky volley of conversation you have.
~Paisley Park is in your heart~
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Reply #6 posted 05/18/17 2:52pm

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Militant said:

anangellooksdown said:

SquirrelMeat said: I think you should apply, if you want to.


I think there's a ton of people on this site who could do a better job running Paisley than a lot of folks that might get hired because they live locally, or whatever.

This is a non-statement. Pick any job in any part of the world, and I'm sure there are people more equipped to do it than the locals. But who knows, maybe they aren't?

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Reply #7 posted 05/18/17 2:55pm

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SquirrelMeat said:

Militant said:


I very much doubt they'd accept international applications. I'm fairly certain US work visas are limited to people whose skills can't be found within the US, unless you're a huge corporation like Google or Apple who hire a lot of computer scientists from places like India or Russia.

Even as a professional musician that's toured worldwide, it's a pain in the ass to get performance visas for the US, and costs a lot of money.

I think there's a ton of people on this site who could do a better job running Paisley than a lot of folks that might get hired because they live locally, or whatever. But they likely don't pay enough, and wouldn't or couldn't hire citizens from other countries and make it worth their while to move.

Yeah. Its a shame, if they asked for extensive knowledge of the 'service', then an HB-1 arts and culture visa could probably be had to work there. But Donald is even stalling those.

It's actually called "H1-B"; and there's no such thing as an "arts and culture visa". So you're off to a rollicking start.

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Reply #8 posted 05/18/17 3:29pm

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You would need expeience running something like a museum, school, even a restaurant... or else it would be a disaster. It's not about knowing Prince lore. I hope they hire well!

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Reply #9 posted 05/18/17 3:50pm

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anangellooksdown said:

Militant said:


I very much doubt they'd accept international applications. I'm fairly certain US work visas are limited to people whose skills can't be found within the US, unless you're a huge corporation like Google or Apple who hire a lot of computer scientists from places like India or Russia.

Even as a professional musician that's toured worldwide, it's a pain in the ass to get performance visas for the US, and costs a lot of money.

I think there's a ton of people on this site who could do a better job running Paisley than a lot of folks that might get hired because they live locally, or whatever. But they likely don't pay enough, and wouldn't or couldn't hire citizens from other countries and make it worth their while to move.

Too bad. There are a lot of non-US fam who would be great at that job. BTW Militant, I love your show. Your female counterpart is a doll and you compliment each other well. I wonder when I watch if you both just effortlessly fell into the naturalky volley of conversation you have.

Awww, thank you so much! And yeah, we pretty much do. I would say more so now than we started, since we're 31 episodes in at this point. You kind of naturally pick up what works well in a broadcast.



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Reply #10 posted 05/18/17 4:06pm

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pricetag said:

SquirrelMeat said:

Yeah. Its a shame, if they asked for extensive knowledge of the 'service', then an HB-1 arts and culture visa could probably be had to work there. But Donald is even stalling those.

It's actually called "H1-B"; and there's no such thing as an "arts and culture visa". So you're off to a rollicking start.


Sorry, was doing it from memory and got the letter the wrong way round. If its not the H1-B with the Arts specialism its one of the others ('o'?). Can be used by museum specialists, or at least, has in the past.

Either way, the result is the same in regards to this job. It's missing a trick not asking for a unique specialism, would have had some interesting applicants.

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Reply #11 posted 05/18/17 4:06pm

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anangellooksdown said:

SquirrelMeat said:

I wonder what it pays? I could do the job with both hands tied behind my back.

I think you should apply, if you want to.

You know I would! lol

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Reply #12 posted 05/18/17 4:22pm

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It would be kind of sad working at Paisley Park knowing Prince has passed away. sad

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Reply #13 posted 05/18/17 4:27pm

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ufoclub said:

You would need expeience running something like a museum, school, even a restaurant... or else it would be a disaster. It's not about knowing Prince lore. I hope they hire well!


Exactly. This isn't a tour guide position.
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Reply #14 posted 05/18/17 4:32pm

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ufoclub said:

You would need expeience running something like a museum, school, even a restaurant... or else it would be a disaster. It's not about knowing Prince lore. I hope they hire well!


Exactly. But if you could findsome with the lore, and major event management experience, facilities management experience and international distribution experience, you are sorted. Me, me, me! lol

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Reply #15 posted 05/18/17 4:34pm

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SquirrelMeat said:



ufoclub said:


You would need expeience running something like a museum, school, even a restaurant... or else it would be a disaster. It's not about knowing Prince lore. I hope they hire well!




Exactly. But if you could findsome with the lore, and major event management experience, facilities management experience and international distribution experience, you are sorted. Me, me, me! lol


I hope you provided them good feedback on the celebration event.
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Reply #16 posted 05/18/17 4:52pm

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rogifan said:

SquirrelMeat said:


Exactly. But if you could findsome with the lore, and major event management experience, facilities management experience and international distribution experience, you are sorted. Me, me, me! lol

I hope you provided them good feedback on the celebration event.


I gave them a bit, but it can sound a bit condesending when they don't know a guests background and they try to give advice, especially mid event.

They tried very hard, but make rookie errors, which suprised me a little considering the Graceland experience fall back (although Graceland isn't the best planned event either).

Most of the problems seem to stem from lack of experience in doing what they are doing. The staff were great, but not informed, and given a poor system to work under. Its a management fault, not the troops on the ground.

There were hundred of issues (most notably they didn't understand how to handle foot fall ratios), but one simple example:

There was a real problem with VIP seats being taken by non VIP guests. It happened because you could only tell the difference but asking for the identity card to be facing one way, and being close enough to read. Anyone in serious security and event management should know that segregation needs to be highly visable and is most commonly done by by coloured lanyards.


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Reply #17 posted 05/18/17 6:17pm

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Militant said:



anangellooksdown said:


Militant said:




I very much doubt they'd accept international applications. I'm fairly certain US work visas are limited to people whose skills can't be found within the US, unless you're a huge corporation like Google or Apple who hire a lot of computer scientists from places like India or Russia.

Even as a professional musician that's toured worldwide, it's a pain in the ass to get performance visas for the US, and costs a lot of money.

I think there's a ton of people on this site who could do a better job running Paisley than a lot of folks that might get hired because they live locally, or whatever. But they likely don't pay enough, and wouldn't or couldn't hire citizens from other countries and make it worth their while to move.




Too bad. There are a lot of non-US fam who would be great at that job. BTW Militant, I love your show. Your female counterpart is a doll and you compliment each other well. I wonder when I watch if you both just effortlessly fell into the naturalky volley of conversation you have.


Awww, thank you so much! And yeah, we pretty much do. I would say more so now than we started, since we're 31 episodes in at this point. You kind of naturally pick up what works well in a broadcast.





You're welcome, and I'm glad you two are finding your groove!
~Paisley Park is in your heart~
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Reply #18 posted 05/18/17 7:33pm

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ufoclub said:

You would need expeience running something like a museum, school, even a restaurant... or else it would be a disaster. It's not about knowing Prince lore. I hope they hire well!

Yeah. Hire professionals instead of obsessed fans.

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