How to interpret employment ads . . .
We remain competitive by paying less
than our competitors.
- "Join Our Fast Paced Company"
We have no time to train
"Casual Work Atmosphere"
We don't pay enough to expect
that you will dress up.
"Must be Deadline Oriented"
You will be six months behind
schedule on your first day.
"Some Overtime Required"
Some time each night, some time
"Duties will Vary"
Anyone in the office can boss you
"Must have an Eye for Detail"
We have no quality control.
"Seeking Candidates with a Wide Variety of Experience"
will need to replace three people who just left.
"Problem Solving Skills a Must"
You are walking into a
company in perpetual chaos. Haven't heard a word from anyone
out there. Your first task is to find out what is going on.
"Requires Team Leadership Skills"
You will have the
responsibilities of a manager without the pay or respect.
"Good Communication Skills"
poorly, so you have to figure out what they want and do it.