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I just got a job offer that requires Wherescape(?) + SQL Server Microsoft experience, also experience in SQL server development and Transact-SQL (I guess those aren't included in SQL Server Microsoft ).
Furthermore they require (and I quote):
- Cloud experience
- Workflow experience
- Devops [no experience here]
- Coding experience
- Testing experience
That's a lot of experience
Some general experience is required, we'll figure it out as we go?
I actually had that once, went on a job application for C# and Azure in a specific city, but once there they were like "maybe we'll use Node.js or Java and it might be in another city, but for now we just need to interview people."
Later I heard the whole project got cancelled, thanks for wasting my time, idiots!
Maybe this is something like that... Needless to say I won't be responding
What to do, as an honest and capable developer, is take the list of "requirements" in the "job specifications", and copy and paste it to the bottom of your CV.
That way, it will get past the HR wankerskeyword-checkers superior beings, and find its way to the people who are looking to find a colleague, and who probably didn't ask for a third of the listed requirements.
No, I am not joking; not even a little bit. Do precisely that -- give it a heading like "Summary of Position Applied For".
I wanna be a eunuchs developer! Pass me a bread knife!
Typically they ask for "experience in: many things because
1. they want to throw anything they like at you
2. inevitably most the tasks they give you will have little to do with anything they asked for experience in.
"can you look after these old [ill suited [often blackbox] to their business flow] [cr]apps on our [motley collection of stale] pc's."
later on they'll ask you why you aren't applying you experience
"where's you magic mate? we're still stuck here using the same systems [that you had no choice in],"
... of course and your suggestions to change were soundly ignored/vetoed.
Oh sh*t! - Just described this job I recently took on with promises of good things.
.... time to fix that, ... note to HR sent.
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Went to the animal shelter last Friday.
I somehow thought it was necessary to get the most scared cat they had, so that's what I now have
She went straight under the couch and from there she went under the kitchen to the one place in the house where I can't see or reach her (in crevices I didn't even know where there).
A weekend has passed and she's still under the kitchen.
At least she eats, drinks and uses the litter box when I'm not around.
She'll turn around and we'll be good friends in ten years or so
Those are the best kinds of cats
They generally form a tighter bond with just one or two people than the social cats who have a bit of a bond with everyone.
It does take some time though.
It took Nika a few months before she was brave enough to sleep in my bed, I bet it'll take Pink a little longer.
Funnily enough, that was before she dared to sit with me outside of bed.
Cats are weird creatures.