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# was there not a b3tan who did quality testing stuff
for Rockstar North... I'm sure that there was...

Mrs. UnderCover's brother works for a games company, they just released Vin Diesel's Wheelman.

Least said about that the better I think.
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 15:49, archived)
# You probably have to have a degree
:-(
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 15:50, archived)
# ... I think you'd probably be
competing against people who have degrees for the position -- but you should be allowed to do whatever it is you want so I'm sure that would come across in the interview...
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 15:52, archived)
# I interview well
which is shit in some ways.
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 15:55, archived)
# How is being good in an interview bad?
I'd love to have charisma to go with my education and experience.
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 16:02, archived)
# Getting snapped at for interviewing for a job and getting it (and then turning it down)
when I decided during the interview that I didn't want the job. That was fun.
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 16:05, archived)
# I think i'd take that rather than not being good at interviews
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 16:11, archived)
# I suppose
I just don't like being shouted at, I guess
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 16:13, archived)
# They shouted at you because you didn't want the job?
Bloody hell, lucky escape I think on that one if they are like that!
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 16:13, archived)
# 'wasting my fucking time'
I believe was one choice phrase. No wonder I didn't want to work for her.

Plus I only found out the salary at interview, and it was the same as I was on at the time.
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 16:15, archived)
# At the moment I would gladly move for the same salary.
But every time I go for an interview they make silly salary offers you would expect to turn down as an intern, why would they expect an experienced person work for it?
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 16:22, archived)
# Because eventually some poor person
who needs the money will say 'fuck it, ok then'.
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 16:23, archived)
# That's why I'm on such a shitty salary here
I was absolutely desperate for work, took the job on low salary because I hadn't graduated at that point with promises for big pay rises when I graduate etc.

I've been here a couple of years now (already having 3 years industry experience), still haven't even reached the top end of the starting salary and the other programmer earns over double what I do.
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 16:29, archived)
# welcome to my world.
The next person up from me is on over double what I am, and I do a lot of his stuff anyway.
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 16:33, archived)
# He's not over me though
We both do the same job
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 16:35, archived)
# People being annoyed because you're good and they can't have you isn't that bad either.
This reminds me, I need to tell Derby hospital I don't need their interview any more.
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 16:16, archived)
# High five for not needing it
onwards and upwards?
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 16:17, archived)
# Had a better offer.
Plus, their HR department wrongly said I was unqualified and then took about 2 months to get back to me.
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 16:20, archived)
# There's ghosts at Derby hospital you know!
They called an exorcist and everything.
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 16:20, archived)
# Bugger, now I'm reconsidering.
I think I'd have been at the fancy new PFI one though, which probably doesn't have ghosts yet
(, Tue 14 Apr 2009, 16:22, archived)