Re: How would you resond to this interviewer?

Subject: Re: How would you resond to this interviewer?
From: "Bill Swallow" <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: ekarenski-techwrl -at- yahoo -dot- com
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 20:14:43 -0400

It's not how to respond to interviewees, but what you take away from
it. Very small company means she's likely not going to have the time
to look at everything anyway. So aside from this "I'm just interested
in the formatting" comment, what does your gut tell you?

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 7:22 PM, Karen <ekarenski-techwrl -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> I was in an interview the other day and began to show the interviewer my portfolio. I explained that I had to sanitize some of the documents due to confidentiality agreements and couldn't show some of the "meat" of these programs that were in alpha and beta stages. Her response was that it didn't matter since she wasn't interested in the content, she was only interested in the formatting. To that, I responded that a few of the documents had to conform to corporate standards that we had to follow.
> I haven't had to interview is so long and I think I suppressed my internal groan. This position really is about developing content where none exists--not just editing and formatting existing documentation.
> How would you have responded in this case? This is an extremely small company (less than 10 people) and she is leading the project so she knows what it the position really entails.

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