Interpreting Employment Ads

 

  • Competitive Salary: We remain competitive by paying less than our competitors.
  • Join Our Fast Paced Company: We have no time to train you.
  • 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 each weekend.
  • Duties will Vary: Anyone in the office can boss you around.
  • Must have an Eye for Detail: We have no quality control.
  • Seeking Candidates with a Wide Variety of Experience: You 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: Management communicates poorly, so you have to figure out what they want and do it.