Re: What's Wrong with This Job Description?

Subject: Re: What's Wrong with This Job Description?
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2013 15:18:49 -0500

I applied for one of those several years ago. They gave me a typing test, which consisted of typing material that was presented on the screen!

Ever try to do that? With tri-focal eyeglasses? Moving my head up and down, between "reading" position and "typing" position, gave me a score of maybe 10 wpm.

Right now my major impediment to typing speed is a keyboard that is not good at recognizing the shift keys. A fast typist can get ahead of the keyboard and lose initial caps. Time for one of those better keyboards!

On Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:49:11 -0500, Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net> wrote:

Excerpt:

Job Qualifications:

- Familiarity with cGMP is required.
- Able to work with new material or information to grasp its implications.
- Experience in developing presentations and training materials.
- Able to type 50 - 60 words/min.
- Proficient with MS Word, Visio, and PowerPoint.
Remind me, what decade are we in? Century? Millennium????
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