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Kevin McFarlane18-Dec-08 1:22
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Father Christmas wrote:
if you had exlained to teh thick one how he would be fired if he couldn't do the job, hopefully he would think twice.


Yeah, I had a manager like that. I was on a contract at a company where my initial assignment finished. I was just packing my stuff to leave when another manager comes across and says "Hey would you like another six weeks work on another project?" I said yes. I then had an informal and friendly interview which was more just a chat. He then said that although they do have a standard technical test he personally never bothered with it for contractors. His philosophy was that if they're not up to speed within the week he just sacks them.

Having said that, I'm not opposed to tech tests but many of them are poor IMO. But I detest having tech tests delivered via the agency rather than at the employer.

Kevin

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