Re: Metrics (Re: How do hiring companies view TW resumes?)

Subject: Re: Metrics (Re: How do hiring companies view TW resumes?)
From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 06:20:58 -0400

Keith Hood wrote:
> Your post just made me realize I can truthfully say on my resume that I saved a $55 million contract for a client.

Oh geez. I've done that, too. I've inadvertently speeded up pulling the
plug on projects that should never have gotten as far as they did.

Llord knose how much more money they would have thrown down the
porcelain euphemism if they had not decided that eventually the thing
had to be documented. So I could say I saved $55 million or even $55
squillion (a squillion is an imaginary number--remember imaginary
numbers in math class?) and there would be no way to disprove me.

But would it work? No one in charge at the guilty companies would be
able to remember such a thing, to back up my claim. Or would want to.
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