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Jeff in Lanham, Maryland

32 months ago

Bluetea in Texas said: I hate PowerPoint presentations as much as I hate being CC'ed on email. Huge time sucks.

At my current job, most of what qualifies as "training" consists of reading a bunch of PowerPoint slides and then taking a quiz on what was (supposedly) on the slides. Some of the training units had over 50 slides. You cannot begin to imagine how boring that was.

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Joe Gagill in Monticello, New York

32 months ago

Bluetea in Texas said: 550 positions? You're my hero.

I would have hung myself at 499.

I'm just about ready to shoot myself at 2 years and 200 apps and another fun Summer.

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Jeff in Lanham, Maryland

32 months ago

Joe Gagill in Monticello, New York said: I'm just about ready to shoot myself at 2 years and 200 apps and another fun Summer.

I had to do 5 a week to get unemployment, so that guaranteed that I would send in a lot more than 500.

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Jeff in Lanham, Maryland

32 months ago

err, 200.

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Bluetea in Texas

32 months ago

Joe Gagill in Monticello, New York said: I'm just about ready to shoot myself at 2 years and 200 apps and another fun Summer.

Only 200? You're not even trying.

Remember Nick? Over 1,000 before he got a bite and still had to move. I still find all of this hard to believe.

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Bluetea in Texas

32 months ago

Jeff in Lanham, Maryland said: At my current job, most of what qualifies as "training" consists of reading a bunch of PowerPoint slides and then taking a quiz on what was (supposedly) on the slides. Some of the training units had over 50 slides. You cannot begin to imagine how boring that was.

I would have jumped out of the window.

There is actually a book entitled, "Death by PowerPoint". LOL!

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Joe Gagill in Monticello, New York

32 months ago

1000. Totally insane.

I think Nick got his Assistant Manager gig he wanted and was transferred to Conn a few months back.

One day my story will have a Happy Ending. And I hope you're there for that!

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Bluetea in Texas

32 months ago

Joe Gagill in Monticello, New York said: 1000. Totally insane.

I think Nick got his Assistant Manager gig he wanted and was transferred to Conn a few months back.

One day my story will have a Happy Ending. And I hope you're there for that!

Did he? He hasn't been around for awhile.

Your problem is like mine. We both live in the sticks but you live in the fashionable sticks.

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Bluetea in Texas

32 months ago

Joe Gagill in Monticello, New York said: 1000. Totally insane.

I felt like such a slacker after I read that. It is insane today.

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Joe Gagill in Monticello, New York

32 months ago

Bluetea in Texas said: I felt like such a slacker after I read that. It is insane today.

Too many job seekers, not enough jobs, anal interviewers. It really comes down to who you know nowadays.

I'm a registered Repub even though I'm really an Independent. But from now on I'm like your brother. I vote Democrat!

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Calfornian in Hayward, California

32 months ago

If you are a PHP developer you will be asked to provide code samples. In web development you'll be asked about your portfolio. Many developers use github for online code samples.

In other words, it depends on the arena you work in.

On the other hand, when I've showed up for business intelligence related jobs no one has cared. The couple of times I've gotten my work out I don't think it helped and one time it was blown off by the interviewer as he bragged about creating a programming language (trust me on this, he hadn't). In this niche, it always falls back to SQL (sometimes easy, sometimes crazy offbeat stuff), behavioral and technical stuff about whatever BI tool they use.

In other words, it depends. And seriously, I can't imagine anyone asking for a PowerPoint presentation today. It probably would go straight to the recycle bin.

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