RE: Sample Writing Tests Needed

Subject: RE: Sample Writing Tests Needed
From: Marilynne Smith <marilyns -at- qualcomm -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2000 19:08:35 -0700

This problem increases when the candidate is a contractor. You are missing out on several hours of paid work to write silly tests about peanut butter and jelly. Really people! I calculated that one interview that included tests cost me $120 in lost wages.

At 07:41 PM 10/18/00 +0000, Sherri Seigler wrote:

Well to go along with that, I was actually given a typed out spelling and grammar test along with my writing skills test. I'm actually a good speller but I felt totally vulnerable without my spellchecker. Of course I was given these tests after a TWO-Hour interview of which the interviewer used a checklist and gave me scenarios. I thought I was being psychologically profiled. Needless to say there was no second interview and after that four-hour extravaganza (of which I had to take time off my current job), I had no initiative to even want to accept a second interview.

Sherri Seigler
Mannatech, Inc.

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