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Welcome to the CablesAndKits CEO Update email. Read more about this email by scrolling to the very bottom.
I made it home! I was nearing the house around 7pm I texted the wife before I got to the driveway and her and the girls (4 and 7) were waiting in the yard. I got parked and the girls ran over. I knelt down to give them hugs and kisses … BARELY got any, and they about knocked me down to get in the door of the RV!
They loved the thing and were about to pass out of excitement over their bunk beds – each with a shelf and it’s own TV/DVD player. We had to nearly pry them out of them to go eat dinner. All they could talk about was “can we sleep in it??”. I think there is no way around a front yard camping trip this weekend, haha!
As I mentioned before, we already have a camping trip planned in a couple weeks, and we have another set of friends we are already starting a conversation with about going somewhere too.
In addition to that, while this Motorhome is in near perfect shape to be 10 years old, I have a handful of things I would like to do to it like replacing the radio and speakers, some maintenance items, and minor repairs. I look forward to the projects.
Now that I am home, I cannot wait to get on the road again! Let the fun begin!
I don’t know if it’s true, but I heard …
There is a town in Nebraska called Monowi with a population of one. The only resident is a woman who is the Mayor, Bartender and Librarian.
Cisco Catalyst 2960 Series 48 Port Gigabit Switch
Today’s product spotlight goes to the Cisco Catalyst 2960 Series 48 Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch, the WS-C2960G-48TC-L. This fully refurbished (48) 10/100/1000 switch includes (4) dual-purpose (10/100/1000 or SFP) ports PLUS (4) SFP ports. This 1RU switch features LAN Base software, 32MB of Flash Memory, 64MB DRAM, and it is stackable!
As always, our products ship same day until 8PM and come with our Lifetime Advance Replacement Warranty! It sounds too good to be true, but it’s not! Shop this switch today! And be sure to check out our awesome reviews!
From Joe, our friendly Safety Supplies Product Marketer:
Happy Friday, we made it! Even though it’s the end of the week I still have some new products for you guys! First, with how much everyone loves 3M masks I’ve got a smaller quantity of a new style live on the site! We now have the 3M 8210Plus Model! These are in the warehouse and will be received into our system first thing tomorrow!
The next new product is something a little different. A new Fingertip Pulse Oximeter is now available! This measures your Pulse Oxygen Saturation, Blood Oxygen Saturation, as well as your heart beats per minute! This is perfect if you’re working out and would like to monitor your body’s oxygen levels/BPM but it’s also perfect for monitoring something along the lines of asthma or shortness of breath from a various number of illnesses including COVID.
Last but not least, our 3.38 oz squeeze tube of hand sanitizer has seen another price decrease on top of their current sale price! This gel seems to be a customer favorite and leaves your hands feeling 10x better than before you sanitize them, all thanks to the vitamin E! Both the individual tubes and the case quantity saw these price updates!
Now enjoy this 3 day weekend! I know I will!
We’re Hiring for our Product Department! We have an opening, as detailed by Rerun (AKA Rebecca), below. Is this you or someone you know?
Product Marketing Specialist – Fiber Cables
Have you been reading these CEO emails thinking “Wow, CK sure sounds like a fun place to work! Wish I could be a part of the team and contribute to the CEO daily email like Joe the friendly Safety Supplies Product Marketer does!”? Do you love product marketing? Do you revel in the recurring nature of processes and relish accountability? If so, listen up! We are looking to expand our Product Team by bringing on a Product Marketer for Fiber Cables. This is a very process driven role in which the goal is to grow Gross Profit $ and increase inventory effectiveness by effectively marketing the products. We are looking for someone who is exactly like Joe… err… I mean, we are looking for someone who is hard-working, dedicated, diligent, organized, analytical, a great written communicator, and has a GREAT attitude and “can do” spirit! If you are still intrigued, please review the job post (and pay extra attention to the part about the CK Way – We take culture seriously here and are looking for team members who truly “fit”). If you think you do fit and are interested in the position, please send us your resume at firstname.lastname@example.org along with a written note telling us the character attributes, values, and interests that describe you and influence how you approach life and work. Who knows, you could be our next friendly Product Marketer!
Have a great long weekend everyone!
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Craig Haynie – CEO
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Tech / Business News for Today:
- Right at 26,504,200 cases worldwide, with 18,685,200 people who have recovered, with 873,800 deaths AND 6,335,600 cases in the US with over 3,575,500 people have recovered, with 191,000 deaths.
- Amtrak said it will furlough more than 2,000 employees at the end of September, as it continues to try to recover from financial losses suffered because of the coronavirus pandemic.
- Researchers at University College London claim they’ve obtained a new top internet speed of 178Tbps – a fifth quicker than the prior record and fast enough to download the entire Netflix catalog in under a second, they say.New Zealand has recorded its first coronavirus death in months — a man in his 50s who worked at a cold storage warehouse in Auckland where a cluster of cases was reported in August, according to the New Zealand Herald. The country’s last recorded fatality came on May 24, before leaders announced they had effectively stamped out the virus and lifted virtually all restrictions, enabling a return to normal life.
- Google Maps has added a new feature to its app: traffic lights at intersections in a number of US cities. The tech company made the change “to help people stay better informed on the road,” a Google spokesperson said. The new road icons are visible in the app at intersections throughout US cities on both Android and iOS.