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Subject:Re: On Getting Per Diem From:Richard Lewis <tech44writer -at- yahoo -dot- com> To:Al Geist <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Fri, 3 Nov 2006 13:24:31 -0800 (PST)
That is correct Al. At times I really feel, please forgive my cynicism, that some agency people purposefully fake language problems to derail intelligent discussion of per diem. Is such common?
Al Geist <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com> wrote:
Dan Goldstein wrote:
>When I interviewed for my previous job, I was asked if it mattered that
>the SMEs all spoke English with heavy accents. I said that most of the
>SMEs I'd met were barely intelligible -- including the ones who were
>third and fourth generation in the U.S. -- and that I'd worked
>successfully with all of them.
>The interviewers got it, and I got the job.
I've worked with a lot of individuals who had heavy accents without any
problem. I think what Richard Lewis was talking about, or at least my
reply addressed his concerns from this angle, was the initial agency
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