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Last year I created a calendar called Minnesota's Finest. I digitally
altered the women, and I designed it, then made a Flash website for my
client. I've shown this is a sample of my graphic design because it is a
really well done calendar, sold a lot in Barnes & Noble, etc.
Well, lo and behold TWO people this week disqualified me for having it
as a link on my website. The men at Firm A called it a "girlie" magazine
and said that since I have bad judgment to have a sample like that on my
website then what type of "bad" judgments would I make in the office.
The woman at Firm B called it "pornographic." And, obviously, since she
thought it was porn, I wouldn't be a good fit.
Both of these positions came through recruiters AND the recruiters had
seen this sample prior and did not find it offensive. Both recruiters
So, what to do? Bury it on my site so deep it will be hard to find? Dump
the sample altogether? Argh! I don't know what to do and am feeling
For all the Internet to see, it can viewed at:
"'Cuz U had a pocket full of horses Trojan and some of them used
But it was Saturday night, I guess that makes it all right." Prince, my
My latest OCD tendency.
and the uber empyre
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