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  •  I Once Had a 6 Hour Job Interview w 12 Departments (5+ / 0-)

    Because the position was to serve as the emissary between IT and The Human Beings.

    As it happened, some years earlier I had worked in the place, I'd been sneaked in to be an under cover IT posing as a clerk, because their little unit wasn't permitted its own IT support, and if it had been, things would have been even worse given who IT would have hired. And I could touch type as fast as anyone else there, so what the hey.

    I spent an entire work day interviewing, listening to The People I'd met last time around cry on my shoulder about their IT department. They'd seen me work with IT in my prior covert ops position; I would play dumb, even though I'd previously been a programmer and sys analyst, steal the information The People needed to do their jobs, without making IT suspicious that I knew Anything.

    I got the diplomat job and all things considered, it was the best job I would ever have. And that includes teaching sailing, teaching ethnic trad music, and artisan self employment bringing my innovations to a global market place.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 08:55:41 PM PDT

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