fappomatic: STFU, GAFAJ!
natmar_76: I've heard the same thing regarding medical school applicants. Supposedly the newest generation of applicants lacks professionalism and appropriate interpersonal skills.
jonewer: On another note, I recently sent my third line manager (my bosses bosses boss's boss's boss) an email that beganGoof morning
midigod: MichiganFTL: I prefer hiring
Endive Wombat: When I used to manage restaurants, we would hire almost anyone. The thought process was this - If you are willing to learn, we can turn you into a fine/upscale dining waiter or waitress. I really did not discriminate based off the clothes they wore, often because they would simply come in for an application and if I or another manager was free, we'd often asked them if we could interview them on the spot. That being said...If you came in and asked to fill out an application and also asked for a pen...yeah...no, we are not hiring you. I learned this mentality from another manager that I worked with in the past. His philosophy was that to get a job as a waiter, all you really need is to not look like you are strung out and on a week long binger, wear somewhat appropriate clothing, and HAVE A FARKING PEN ON YOU TO FILL OUT THE DAMN APP!!!So when someone came in for a job application and asked for a pen, we answered this way:"Why do you not have a pen on you if you knew you were job hunting today? Look, I will give you a pen, I have to let you fill out the application by law, but I can tell you this much, I will not be reviewing your app or calling you back to schedule an interview."Often they would look confused and ask why, to which we would respond:"You came in here with the express purpose of filling out a job application, aside from making yourself presentable, your only other requirement is to fill out the app...the fact that you lack the foresight to understand that you need a pen shows me that you are ill equipped to handle even the most mundane of tasks here."99/100 times they would just leave.
iheartscotch: Regular street clothes for boomers consist of a button-down shirt, dress slacks and dress shoes, possibly a tie. If you wear that stuff regularly; you'll be alright. I'm just saying you might want to save your favorite MEGADEATH shirt for some other time.
Kirzania: Great Janitor: I said, "I'm sorry, you're too dumb to work here if you think that's a fair deal."Know how I know you haven't been laid off for an extended period of time with no job prospects in sight?... Because that's how my gig goes. Thankfully, the salary's higher than that but it's just as ridiculous for my level of experience.
Great Janitor: I said, "I'm sorry, you're too dumb to work here if you think that's a fair deal."
SithLord: StickyBunBandit: How long before "Idiocracy" becomes reality?We've already elected Obama, so there's that.
PanicMan: Clearly this is all the fault of the young people. In no way are their parents, the schools, or the media in any way culpable.
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