RE: Ethics of job-interview testing

Subject: RE: Ethics of job-interview testing
From: "John Posada" <JPosada -at- isogon -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 1 Jun 2004 11:16:25 -0400

Maybe they saw everything they needed and we're now on to the second
phase. Define abrupt...I hade a CEO that would stand up and walk out of
the middle of the meeting. At first, we thought there was something
wrong. We eventually realized that a meeting is to get or give
information..its not to take up a block of time. When then purpose is
accomplished, the meeting is over, regardless of how many clicks are
left on the clock.

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer
Isogon Corporation
"Realizing Your Business Goals
Through Software Asset Management"

-----Original Message-----
Subject: Ethics of job-interview testing

Yesterday, I had a 15-minute job interview that terminated abruptly. The
president and CEO told me to go home, log into their product via a guest
account, and write up a page or two of documentation for that product.

<paranoid_delusion>They stressed a couple of times that all applicants
would be writing up the same feature. The way they stressed it made me


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