Saturday, May 22, 2010

Job Ad Meanings

Wording Of Adds & Actual Meanings:

Ad                                                               Interpretation
Competitive Salary We remain competitive by paying less than our competitors
Fast Paced Company We have no time to train you; you'll have to introduce yourself to your coworkers.
Casual Work Atmosphere We don't pay enough to expect that you'll dress up
Must be Deadline Oriented You'll be six months behind schedule on your first day
Must Have an Eye for Detail We have no quality control
Some Overtime Required Some time each night & some time each weekend Duties Will Vary Anyone in the office can boss you around
College Degree Preferred Unless you wasted those four years studying something useless like Philosophy/English
No Phone Calls Please We've filled the job; our call for resumes is just a legal formality
Seeking a Candidate with a Wide Variety of Experience You'll need to replace three people who just left
Requires Team Leadership Skills You'll have the responsibilities of a manager, without the pay or respect
Good Communication Skills Management communicates, you listen, figure out what they want; then do it


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