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>> No. 4012 Anonymous
14th December 2012
Friday 9:36 am
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Applying for JSA links
Both are a little out of date.
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>> No. 12780 Anonymous
2nd December 2018
Sunday 4:57 pm
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MD5 isn't secure, as people have found ways to modify inputs to give the same output.
>> No. 12781 Anonymous
2nd December 2018
Sunday 5:13 pm
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You're confusing collisions with preimage attacks.
>> No. 12782 Anonymous
2nd December 2018
Sunday 5:13 pm
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>100 meters
20, lad. Tell them you can't walk more than 20. Trust me.
>> No. 12783 Anonymous
8th December 2018
Saturday 10:12 am
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No problem, if I stay 2 days without taking 'prol and 'mide I am unable to walk 20 meters without gasping for air.

>> No. 1795 Anonymous
27th May 2011
Friday 6:32 pm
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ITT: Workplace annoyances.

I'll get the ball rolling - having to bring in pastries on your birthday. I know it's cheaper if people bring their own in on their birthday instead of chipping in every time someone in the office has a birthday, but it's still fucking annoying having to fork out on your birthday.
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>> No. 13124 Anonymous
12th May 2019
Sunday 7:21 pm
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Just so we're clear, you're not talking about a fruit n' nut chocolate bar?
>> No. 13125 Anonymous
12th May 2019
Sunday 7:24 pm
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I fucking hate the word "candy". I can't help but hear it in a comically exaggerated American accent in my head.
>> No. 13126 Anonymous
12th May 2019
Sunday 8:02 pm
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This sounds like the build up to someone going postal.
>> No. 13127 Anonymous
12th May 2019
Sunday 8:07 pm
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Raisins with my chocolate, it's healthy and a snack. What's wrong with that.

just fruit and nuts crushed into a bar

I just hate people using me as an excuse to do something. If they want to eat the biscuits just eat them. I hate this pretence that somebody doing something normal has 'forced' them or the whole thing where I bring in a breakfast roll and they pretend that they are fighting an inner battle not to go get one when we all know they will.
>> No. 13128 Anonymous
13th May 2019
Monday 1:05 pm
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There's a woman who constantly takes up about a fifth of the fridge because she'll bring in a massive bag for life full of food to sustain her during the three days per week she actually works. For some reason, I'm assuming because she's elderly and has been here longer than anyone else, most people see this as one of the 'cute' things she does.

>> No. 13085 Anonymous
29th March 2019
Friday 12:17 am
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I've decided I'd be probably be happiest living a minimalist lifestyle while doing just enough work to get by, preferably from home. Does anyone have experience with this?

I don't have any qualifications so my options are currently limited to doing stuff like transcription and tech support. At the rate I type I'd probably eke out slightly above minimum wage transcribing stuff.

What about more lucrative or more long-term options? Is learning to program from scratch and becoming a telecommuting code monkey a feasible thing to do? If so, what language would give a noob the best job prospects?
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>> No. 13107 Anonymous
17th April 2019
Wednesday 2:13 am
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The curriculum and course material look reasonably good. It's not quite as in-depth as FreeCodeCamp, but that's potentially an advantage if you have limited technical experience or you're intimidated by the sheer scope of the FreeCodeCamp course. FreeCodeCamp definitely have better materials on getting hired, particularly their partnerships with non-profit organisations to help students build a portfolio of real-world projects.
>> No. 13111 Anonymous
24th April 2019
Wednesday 9:05 pm
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Remote tech support lad here.

My pay has now reached £23 an hour.

I've become proficient enough that I logged onto work when blackout drunk after being out on the piss the other day (literally didn't even know I'd done the work and logged on till I checked the dashboard).

My customer satisfaction rating went up.
>> No. 13113 Anonymous
25th April 2019
Thursday 7:29 pm
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How many hours per week/month do you get?
>> No. 13114 Anonymous
29th April 2019
Monday 7:25 am
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As many or as little as I want.

I'm working 10 hours a week at the minute. Pays the cheap rent in my provincial shithole and keeps me in Aldi lager and skunk.
>> No. 13115 Anonymous
30th April 2019
Tuesday 12:29 pm
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>> No. 12969 Anonymous
10th February 2019
Sunday 10:33 am
12969 No social media
Oldlad here.

I am looking for a job in IT, but I cannot get past the meeting with the HR. Somebody mentioned "Social media presence" to me, since I have absolutely no social media presence. No FB, Instagram, Twitter, nothing at all. Do you think that it could be seen as a malus from those idiotic HR cunts? What should I answer when they ask me why I do not put every single moment of my life on social media? I have nothing to hide, I am simply an antisocial cunt with no friends and family.
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>> No. 13042 Anonymous
11th February 2019
Monday 12:05 am
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>It really isn't an existential threat, although it's convenient that some people believe that it is.
As I said, in that particular case, the "existential threat" comes not from the GDPR itself, but the impact it could have on the company's regulatory approval, without which it cannot operate. Some of the SMT there are cunts, but they still know how their bread is buttered.
>> No. 13043 Anonymous
11th February 2019
Monday 3:50 pm
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> and you can't use the images for anything other than "legitimate interests" like crime prevention.
What can prevent me from running facial recognition on the shots and using the resulting data for something as long as I don't get caught?
>> No. 13044 Anonymous
11th February 2019
Monday 3:53 pm
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If you don't get caught, you can do what you like. It's the same with shoplifting, or murdering sex workers.
>> No. 13045 Anonymous
11th February 2019
Monday 4:29 pm
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Practical reality, innit. If someone's got a gun to your head, no law is going to prevent them from pulling the trigger.
>> No. 13046 Anonymous
11th February 2019
Monday 6:52 pm
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I seem to have missed this thead but I have an Instagram that I wouldn't give to anyone work related (it's basically Judo lads + family) and I have a facebook that I haven't logged into since 2015 and a LinkedIn that I haven't logged into since 2012.

I work in IT and no one has ever asked me for my online presence as part of the interview process. Indeed, if anything being under the radar counts for rather more.

>> No. 12943 Anonymous
6th February 2019
Wednesday 6:01 pm
12943 Support workers
Any support workers on here?

Letter today from my employer telling me our sleep in payments will be halved from £60 to £30.

What really boils my piss is care providers in this county claim £70 per sleep in, from next month they will continue to do this, pay us £30 uand divert the rest of it to service users. Yes social care is massively underfunded but how can this not be considered fraud, claiming public money for a stated purpose then redirecting it
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>> No. 12956 Anonymous
6th February 2019
Wednesday 11:07 pm
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It's in your contract to do sleep-ins for £60. Tell them you reject this change to your terms.

Who has the leverage here? The company that's legally bound to provide a sleep-in whether they can find someone to do it or not, or the worker rostered to do it whose skills are in demand with their competitors?
>> No. 12958 Anonymous
6th February 2019
Wednesday 11:17 pm
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Sorry wasent clear, in my contact to perform sleep ins, contract neglects to mention payment rate, welcome to the bottom of the employment pile
>> No. 12959 Anonymous
6th February 2019
Wednesday 11:22 pm
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Are you drunk? Sort it out.
>> No. 12960 Anonymous
7th February 2019
Thursday 12:34 am
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Not him, but if I were in his situation I'd be pissed too.
>> No. 12961 Anonymous
7th February 2019
Thursday 12:39 am
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A change to the rate is a change to your working conditions. Tell them you refuse to accept this change and will not attend any more sleep-ins until they change it back. Again, there's a severe shortage of care workers but no shortage of organisations employing them. "They cut my pay significantly" is a perfectly acceptable answer to the inquiry "reason for leaving employer".

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>> No. 12898 Anonymous
23rd January 2019
Wednesday 3:27 pm
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I haven't had a job since 2005.

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>> No. 12904 Anonymous
23rd January 2019
Wednesday 4:35 pm
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I've noticed a disturbing trend that everywhere you've ever worked has gone bust shortly afterwards. What's your secret?
>> No. 12905 Anonymous
23rd January 2019
Wednesday 4:41 pm
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Do some voluntary work or ask at the Jobcentre about work placements. It'll help build your confidence, get you back into the habit of working and you'll get a reference. It shouldn't affect your benefits.

There are loads of local organisations who offer back-to-work support programmes for the long term unemployed. You could do a bit of Googling, or ask at the Jobcentre or Citizens Advice.

You might want to consider your education options. If you don't have many qualifications, taking a vocational course at your local FE college might be a good route back into work. A recent qualification on your CV shows employers that you're actually motivated to get back into work, rather than just applying for stuff because the Jobcentre told you to.

Self-employment is also an option worth considering. You can get free mentoring, a loan to cover your start-up costs and claim the New Enterprise Allowance for the first six months.
>> No. 12906 Anonymous
23rd January 2019
Wednesday 4:50 pm
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If you're disabled/mentally ill there are a lot of services which give advice to people with these conditions looking for work. I used a couple last year, and while they were a bit basic for me (I already had a half decent CV with a fair amount of work experience) I can see it would be useful for those who have less experience.
>> No. 12907 Anonymous
23rd January 2019
Wednesday 5:03 pm
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The whole point of work is looking busy rather than actually doing work. Everyone in the finance team at Patisserie Valerie was so good at looking busy rather doing their jobs that they didn't notice there wasn't any money for them to shuffle around and those lovely people at Grant Thornton were so good at pretending to audit that they didn't notice it either.
>> No. 12908 Anonymous
23rd January 2019
Wednesday 8:03 pm
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Offer to do people's gardening, go door to door.

If you can cycle consider deliveroo.

Look on fiverr for things like dog sitting, cat sitting.

Can you play any instruments or know any foreign languages? People are always looking to learn.

These jobs aren't ideal but they're a start.

>> No. 12882 Anonymous
8th January 2019
Tuesday 10:06 pm
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I've been offered a new job over email, not signed any contract or anything. Do I hand my notice in now or wait til I see a contract?
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>> No. 12883 Anonymous
8th January 2019
Tuesday 10:10 pm
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Don't hand your notice in until you have the physical contract.
>> No. 12884 Anonymous
8th January 2019
Tuesday 10:19 pm
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This. Wait for it in writing, and even after that if there are conditions like a medical/drug test.
>> No. 12885 Anonymous
8th January 2019
Tuesday 10:23 pm
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>drug test
Is this a thing over here yet?
>> No. 12886 Anonymous
8th January 2019
Tuesday 10:32 pm
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Has been for at least twenty years for some industries, yeah.
>> No. 12887 Anonymous
9th January 2019
Wednesday 1:42 am
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You can usually find out the handful of common drugs they test for and do the piss test wrecked out of your tiny mind on a bunch of shit they don't test for, just for the hell of it.

Yes I get most of my joy out of feeling superior to others, no I wasn't aware there was an alternative.

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>> No. 12825 Anonymous
2nd January 2019
Wednesday 2:03 am
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How does the dole work? Could one half-arsedly apply for a bunch of jobs for the fortnightly visit to the job centre or is everything checked and verified online these days? Do they force you to accept a job if you're offered one? Basically how would one get bennies with the most minimal effort and interaction with other humans possible?
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>> No. 12849 Anonymous
4th January 2019
Friday 12:48 am
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>then perhaps you aren't actually fit for work
I don't know, according to DWP a used tampon is fit for work.
>> No. 12852 Anonymous
4th January 2019
Friday 2:35 am
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I last signed on five years ago. They had brought in Universal JobMatch, and said you have to spend 35 hours a week looking for jobs, and changed the advisor's job title to a "coach". When he told me, I had a vision of him wearing a tracksuit and blowing a whistle at me and surpressed a laugh and he looked stung.

You sign a jobseeker's agreement which says you have to visit certain recruitment sites every day and apply for a certain number of jobs every day or something. You have to go on UJM every day and log that and give the advisor access to your account. You have the legal right to not give access but then you're making yourself a target for them to fuck with you and it's better to fly under the radar as much as possible.

My agreement just said to visit the recruitment sites every day and there was an "implication" I would apply for a lot of jobs. I got a different advisor every time and they were wildly inconsistent about what is or isn't acceptable and it's harder to comply with an "implication". I think the people with one nice advisor must either be in a small place or signed on a long time ago.

In my experience, they have a stronger dislike of graduates and the middle-class because they feel you're going to look down on cleaning jobs and things.


It isn't but it's different from JSA ten years ago when you did your jobsearch on paper and the advisors were nice.
>> No. 12855 Anonymous
4th January 2019
Friday 9:50 am
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I've mentioned this here before but one of my advisors was a Chinese guy named Ming but he was a nice one and not merciless at all. He never heard me make idiotic jokes about his name though.
>> No. 12874 Anonymous
6th January 2019
Sunday 11:00 am
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>How does the dole work?

Watch "I, Daniel Blake" tonight at 9:45pm on BBC 2 and find out.
>> No. 12875 Anonymous
6th January 2019
Sunday 11:10 am
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The last time I tried to sign on was a year or so ago when I had just got back from bumming around Europe in the summer, I was sleeping outside and hiking so it was very affordable, even managed to land a little cash in hand work to get a little spending money, had a great time. Got back and started looking for work so I figured I'd sign on, only to be told that I needed to be living in the UK for 3 months before claiming, when I called up to ask about it and say I was a British citizen they seemed really surprised but did nothing.

Good job I had family to crash with otherwise I'd have been fucked. Fortunately I found a job within a week on my own too so fuck 'em.

>> No. 12807 Anonymous
21st December 2018
Friday 1:54 am
12807 Online Applications
How do I apply for jobs online? What sites should I use and which should I avoid? I don't anything about nothing, man, and I'm just looking to apply for everything and anything.
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>> No. 12820 Anonymous
22nd December 2018
Saturday 5:48 pm
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How can it be the same site if both coexisted at the same time, it's operated by different people and never shared any code or data.
>> No. 12821 Anonymous
22nd December 2018
Saturday 11:26 pm
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How can the hms Trafalgar and the HMS Ark Royal have both been flagship of the British navy when they have both been around at the same time?

I imagine the underlying data and project are the same but one is the updated version of the other.
>> No. 12822 Anonymous
22nd December 2018
Saturday 11:44 pm
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So you reckon Monster donated their source code to competitor Adzuna? You think they shared data but forced everyone to reregister, reupload their CVs and repost job ads for the fun of it? They shared data and yet no user was able to see any evidence of this.

Or is it that you don't have a fucking clue but feel entitled to argue anyway using ridiculous analogies?
>> No. 12823 Anonymous
22nd December 2018
Saturday 11:51 pm
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>You think they shared data but forced everyone to reregister, reupload their CVs and repost job ads for the fun of it?
It involves the DWP so that is in no way an unreasonable assumption.
>> No. 12824 Anonymous
22nd December 2018
Saturday 11:51 pm
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They may be different beasts but they serve the same function. Fuck's sake, lads. You really will argue over anything.

>> No. 12669 Anonymous
8th November 2018
Thursday 3:20 am
12669 Hello
Are call centre jobs as bad as people say?
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>> No. 12716 Anonymous
14th November 2018
Wednesday 9:22 pm
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>Turned out to be some kind of fat neck-beard poor sod in his early thirties, living with his ma.

You say that as if that's not a perfect description of any .gs regular.
>> No. 12723 Anonymous
18th November 2018
Sunday 8:04 pm
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Worked in one for over two years, I eventually quit over stress issues and how I was basically being berated for being on antidepressants. High turnover of staff, a real cutthroat culture among people who have actually climbed up to higher roles and a total disregard for communication, despite this being for a major telecomms company (shock horror). Massive amounts of double standards and favouritism at play too, a 4-on-4-off nightshift in your standard warehouse is probably a much better experience.
>> No. 12724 Anonymous
18th November 2018
Sunday 9:25 pm
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> how I was basically being berated for being on antidepressants

I might be a complete introvert but my mental health issues would be something I wouldn't bring up with my employer. There is still a ton of negative prejudice towards most mental health issues and unless you need to invoke your status as part of some work scheme or other I'd probably choose to suffer in silence.
>> No. 12725 Anonymous
19th November 2018
Monday 4:55 am
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That's not necessarily an option if a) you need time off work for medical appointments and b) you work in an Orwellian shithole.
>> No. 12726 Anonymous
19th November 2018
Monday 9:28 am
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Bit hard when it's your doctor telling you to take 2 weeks off with a notice and then prescribing you.

>> No. 12706 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 6:44 am
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Morning lads, I have an issue that I think everyone has faced at some point involving new job anxiety. I think typing this out will ease my worry in itself but if you had any sage wisdom it would be most appreciated.

My new role is seemingly perfect, professional and I feel very lucky to have gotten it. I've also moved to a new city where I don't know anyone so it's a big step. The problem is that I worry I will either be fired or end up not making any friends at work. That would be heartbreaking and at 30 I feel less able to afford messing this up when I'm trying to put my life in order.

This isn't without some basis. I'm coming back into work after a long period hiding in academia and before that I struggled to hold down a job much less make workplace friends (I’m a little shy/awkward). University fixed that in more ways than one from building my self-confidence and people skills to simply getting me out of the call centre/data entry hell. Of course, I must acknowledge that university life is also very different to the real world so I don’t know how much my luck will have changed.

Anyway, I’m sure this is all very tedious to read but you can understand my cause for concern. How do I fit in and achieve job security? Would baking some cookies at the end of the week for everyone send the wrong signals as the rational part of my brain suggests?
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>> No. 12707 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 7:00 am
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This'll sound daft, but talk back to people when they talk to you. If someone asks about your weekend then ask how theirs was.
>> No. 12708 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 7:23 am
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>How do I fit in and achieve job security?

You're the new lad. You're not the first new lad and you won't be the last. Everyone is expecting that it'll take you a while to settle in to the job, learn the ropes and get to know everyone. Nobody is expecting you to be a total whizzkid or to be the life and soul of the party; trying to be either will just alienate people.

Be polite, be friendly, show willing and try to avoid any properly massive fuck-ups. If you can manage that, you'll be fine.

If you don't make any friends at work, that's no great tragedy. They might not be the kind of people you want to spend your free time with and there are plenty of other ways to meet people. If the job doesn't go as well as you hoped, that's no great tragedy either. Unemployment is at a record low and there are plenty of decent jobs for qualified people like yourself. As long as you don't literally burn the office down or bankrupt the company, you'll get a decent enough reference.
>> No. 12709 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 10:10 pm
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> at 30 I feel less able to afford messing this up when I'm trying to put my life in order.

Logic dictates that you do not need to feel this way. You can afford to fail.
>> No. 12712 Anonymous
13th November 2018
Tuesday 11:29 am
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I've recently changed jobs too. I don't feel exactly comfortable as I tend to feel that I was taken because of no other candidates. I have to note that I don't have much evidence for that so maybe it's just a self-doubt. But maybe not.

I'm also not the most personable lad and a bit awkward and I really wish I could just carry it being aloof and not feeling uncomfortable. For some reason awkwardness usually takes over and I try too hard to appear 'normal'. The outcome is of course anything but that; about a year ago some other lad asked me if I could to not do that, in almost exact words 'you look like a tryhard, don't, you are okay'.

Sage for /emo/ bollocks.

>> No. 12682 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 12:47 am
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I'm 26, have been working full time for two years and already feel as though I'll be stuck in this career forever and have no idea how I could ever leave it, I want to find something else to do because I never chose this line of work, it was just the only job offer I got out of university, and the idea of changing what I'm doing altogether seems insurmountable. Who would hire me? Why? I don't get how I'm supposed to get anything off the ground.

No I don't know what I want to do. How the hell would I, I haven't done it before.
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>> No. 12700 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 6:11 pm
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What's even going on? What are we getting angry about?
>> No. 12701 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 6:14 pm
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A mod is getting angry because he thinks /lab/paedo's tactics have been taken to a new level by the "Alt Right" who are now making apparently genuine threads that are actually just subtle methods to convert us to right-wing thinking, and that once they find their foothold in here they'll be all over us like "flies on shit".

Personally I think he needs to eat 2mg of Risperdal and sit in a darkened room with no internet for a bit.
>> No. 12702 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 6:18 pm
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He's not a mod.
>> No. 12703 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 8:32 pm
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My apologies.

Someone acting rather proprietorially towards the board is getting angry...
>> No. 12704 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 8:40 pm
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He's not getting angry.

>> No. 12618 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 9:19 pm
12618 Contracting
Where I work we have a lot of contractors. They do they same work as permanent staff, presumably being paid a lot more, and they stay up to two years, which I suspect is longer than the average tenure for a permie. I have also seen a lot of them that are much worse at their jobs than the average permanent staff (and they don't get fired)

It seems like that in a place full of contractors, being a permie is a shit place to be: more responsibility and less pay. Senior management recognise that contractors are costing them a lot (they mention it during all-hands meetings), but seem to have no plan to increase benefits for permies to try and encourage them to stay. It is very hard to hire good permanent people.

As a result of this, lots of permanent people are leaving to become contractors. I am thinking of joining them.

Does anyone have experience with such situations?
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>> No. 12619 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 9:38 pm
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Beware of IR35. If HMRC think that you're just pretending to be self-employed for tax purposes, they will fuck your shit up.


As a contractor, you have no statutory employment rights. You might be paid more, but you have no entitlement to sick pay or holiday pay and your contract can be terminated with no notice. If your client decides to fuck you over, you have no recourse to an employment tribunal.

Becoming a contractor can be advantageous, but there are risks and downsides.
>> No. 12621 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 9:47 pm
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A good part of this is to do with budgets. Permanent staff have to pay for themselves, whereas contractors can be considered a capital expense. The two are handled through different channels by different business functions with differing levels of baggage (HR vs purchasing). One of the reasons I left a previous job was that I was underworked and underpaid, and my employers found excuses instead of doing anything about it, but somehow still managed to hire a contractor at a not-insubstantial day rate to do things I could have been doing.
>> No. 12622 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 10:44 pm
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It depends on your industry. In cheffladding, self-employed is the way to go, as there is ALWAYS work for you, multiple extremely established agencies who you know are dependable, and due to the nature of the job you can pretty much wander into a new workplace or environment every other day and still know what you're doing. It would basically be impossible for a semi-skilled chef near a large urban area to run out of work.

Your industry might be very different. As already said, you're looking after yourself from then on out, and it's hard to quantify just how useful holidays and sick pay can end up being. If the extra money you'd be getting as a contractor isn't much more than, say, six weeks extra pay, then a holiday off work and a bit of illness could see that extra money wiped out anyway.

>> No. 12568 Anonymous
3rd September 2018
Monday 3:09 pm
12568 Can somebody translate this?
Can somebody translate this sentence in plain English? It's the answer that I got after a job interview. I aced the technical part, but I struggled a bit with the chatting with the bosses.

"We felt you were very personable, however we did not feel that you are the right cultural fit for the organisation at this time."

Thanks, lads. Now I am going to get plastered. I really wanted that job.
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>> No. 12611 Anonymous
18th September 2018
Tuesday 1:21 pm
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This >>12610
IE, wear a ballgag and leather cuffs at the interview, works every time.
>> No. 12612 Anonymous
18th September 2018
Tuesday 1:25 pm
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Your analogy still essentially likens HR personnel to a U-bend, so ultimately it seems like we agree.
>> No. 12613 Anonymous
18th September 2018
Tuesday 5:42 pm
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I know, Amazon corporate culture is total shit. The job is marginally better because it is in tech support and not one of those slaves in picking/packing. I do not expect to stay long there, just about ten months to improve my CV. At least I am childless and alone, so I can devote myself fully to the workplace. The interviewer is going to appreciate it.
>> No. 12614 Anonymous
18th September 2018
Tuesday 6:02 pm
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Tell them that you've licensed your intellectual property to an offshore company through which you'll have to be paid.
>> No. 12617 Anonymous
19th September 2018
Wednesday 5:22 pm
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It could well be a cop out or template response, but it could be this exactly. You may all be on the spectrum IT nerds, but there are still people with different preferences and roles to play.

For example, having one person obsessed with process can be beneficial in keeping the rest of the team from cutting corners and building tech debt; have too many of those and they start downward spiral of process over progress. When that person quits, they may want another one.

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