Things That Are Bothering You, Got You All Hibbeldy-Jibbeldy, or just downright pissed, RIGHT NOW!

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  1. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    i really am getting sick. i wanna go home and curl up in bed. :(
     


  2. Find Finn

    Find Finn Senior member

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    My mother is in charge of hiring new employee and apprentices and she has always said that I should add all those when applying for a job, team player is a blatant lie though. :embar:
     


  3. otc

    otc Senior member

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    I'd put something like office too. It depends on the process the resume is going through, but if it is going to be screened by HR, it risks getting dropped for BS reasons. I read a comment somewhere from someone who applied to a position and never heard back. He later met a family friend who would have been the boss; they got to talking and the boss asked him why he didn't apply--he'd only seen a few resumes and they had a really hard time picking a good candidate. He insisted he did apply and the bossman later went and checked with HR.
    The boss had said that he wanted someone with a B.A. in [technical field where a specific degree might be necessary]. Turns out, the HR drones had tossed any resumes from people who had B.S. or even graduate degrees in the field.

    I think I actually call out excel by name...maybe word. Not powerpoint because if the job requires you to not even consider me if I don't list powerpoint, then I *know* I don't want the job. It's all at the bottom of the resume though, in the spot where I list the programming languages I know and crap like that.
     
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  4. Find Finn

    Find Finn Senior member

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    Ordered a winter coat for my dog on the 27th expecting it to arrive before the weekend, where it was supposed to start snowing and -10C.

    Didn't hear anything from the shop, so I called them 4 times on monday, when they finally picked up, they were going to send it monday tuesday, they didn't and they didn't pick up the phone when I called them so I canceled the order and now they have shipped the order. :brick:
     


  5. GreenFrog

    GreenFrog Senior member

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    This reminds me that I need to update my resume.. haven't touched the damn thing since I graduated from college 18 months ago.
     
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  6. Harold falcon

    Harold falcon Senior member

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    I have never once had to use Excel or Access. I've pretty much forgotten everything about them since high school. Honestly I'm not even sure what they are for anymore.
     


  7. in stitches

    in stitches Kung Joo Moderator

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    my resume says "master blaster of disaster."
     


  8. globetrotter

    globetrotter Senior member

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    flying to Moscow for a one day meeting and then flying back. with hemroids. and diaria.

    on the bright side - when I bought the 48 pack of preperation H suppositories and the imodium at CVS today, the girl at the counter suggested that I have a nice day.
     


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    GreenFrog Senior member

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    ^ Good luck with the TSA. I hope you don't get a 'pat down' (read: anal probe).

    Edit: Well, actually, I do, so you can shit all over those useless fucks; that is, if you're willing to take one for the team :slayer:
     
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  10. otc

    otc Senior member

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    I hate it when lawyers send me things in word that should be created in excel.

    Or the one (not even old) who was doing math on a calculator and typing the results into excel :facepalm:
     


  11. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I hate it when lawyers send me things.
     


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    gomestar Super Yelper

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    any lawyers out there ever put "master debater" on their resume?
     


  13. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I do and I'm not even a lawyer.
     


  14. Harold falcon

    Harold falcon Senior member

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    I just checked my resume (which I haven't updated in two years) and "master debater" is not there.



    What should be created in excel? I honestly have no idea.
     


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    Sorry to hear it, Stitch. I hope it doesn't hit you too hard.

    Get some zinc and some rest!


    Reason 1,056,346 to hate HR - their narrow, pedantic understanding of, well, everything.


    :fu:

    I've seen people do the calculate-and-type thing, too. I want to slap them.


    Anything that involves numbers.
     


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