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Don’t Feed the Beast – the Great Tech Recruiter Infestation | mockyblog
A fun rant against tech recruiters in the UK, who are apparently a bunch of wide-boys (or spivs, to use the old fashioned term). I haven't used one for over ten years, so I don't know how accurate it is, but HN's discussion on it had some people saying it rings true.
recruiters  jobs  technology  work 
october 2015 by pw201
On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs | Strike! Magazine
Whatever happened to our promised leisure time, and why do so many people get paid to do nothing useful?
capitalism  politics  work  jobs  economics 
october 2015 by pw201
cartesiandaemon - December Days: Dream Job
CartesianDaemon on what makes a good job. I think I agree with all of these. Where can I get one of those?
jobs  dream  employment  software  software-engineering 
december 2014 by pw201
Are you paid to look busy?
Do people with useless jobs secretly resent those with useful ones?
jobs  money  management  work  employment 
may 2014 by pw201
Questions to ask your potential employer | Hacker News
Linked to the Hacker News thread rather than the original post as the commenters at HN came up with some good additional ones.
work  software  jobs  interview  interviewing 
november 2013 by pw201
What People Don't Get About My Job: From A(rmy Soldier) to Z(ookeeper) - Derek Thompson - Business - The Atlantic
"Tell us what people don't get or appreciate about your job. The response was so eloquent and overwhelming, it was practically encyclopedic.

So we made an encyclopedia. From A to Z, we went through your responses to find the best vocational essays for each letter."
work  jobs 
september 2011 by pw201

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