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     MrJimPhelps 4 months, 1 week ago.

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    • #238639 Reply


      A couple of “IT Support” job listings which were emailed to me from
      * “Business Operations Specialist” at the American Red Cross
      * “Standoff Weapons Planner” at the local military base

      Those job titles are not what I think of when I think of “IT Support”!

      The one which I get the most often, and which is the most random, is an offer to be an insurance salesman! Whenever I get those, I email the person back and ask them if they actually read my resume, because if they had, they would have found that I have done only IT work my entire adult life.

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    • #238676 Reply

      Da Boss

      IT support has taken a whole new meaning these days..
      Q: support who? A: the business trying to sell the IT equipment or software? = salesperson
      It’s all gone to pot!
      Agencies are terrible at descriptions and only want a bite from a CV.
      I say to them bite me! if they waste my time sending non-applicable positions 🙂

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    • #238968 Reply


      If you ever get recruited by a company named Logix Guru for an IT job, DO NOT RESPOND! It is a scam.

      I spoke to them once, and now they are asking me to cancel an invoice, and that the other six invoices went through. I DON’T WORK FOR THEM! THERE ARE NO INVOICES!

      They may be legitimate; if so, they are very poorly organized, and I wouldn’t want to work for them anyway. I’m not going to take a chance and send them anything.

      They sent the email from a French email address; therefore, those of you in Europe need to watch out as well.

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      with Windows 8.1 running in a VM
    • #239034 Reply


      I looked up what Standoff Weapons Planner is supposed to do, that is just a clean cut job title involving what you might think… I do not know if it those applicable folk are ask to check if weapons are in working order. 🙁

      • #240140 Reply


        It might be fun to get to watch them test-explode them, if they provide earplugs!

        Group "L" (Linux Mint)
        with Windows 8.1 running in a VM
    • #240320 Reply


      Email this morning from…2 IT Support Jobs
      * Sales Assistant PT: Westwood One
      * Sales Assistant PT: Cumulus Media

      They really need to improve their algorithm.

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      with Windows 8.1 running in a VM

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