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    The Party I was not invited too.

    Resently I received a rejection (after 8 interviews) via email for a job with a well known search engine. Anyway it was rather a form email, and it said to a friend they made it feel like "the party I was not invited to" so he sent this my way. I rather liked it so I thought I would share. The whole site is very strange, you never quite sure if its all made up or is the blog of a very deluded person.
    Last edited by oolon; 13-08-2009 at 03:08 PM. Reason: Formatting

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    Re: The Party I was not invited too.

    8 interviews? Sounds like Google. I had 17 (and the requested another 4) before I told them to flip off. It was over about 5 sessions, but still....

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    Re: The Party I was not invited too.

    Quote Originally Posted by b0redom View Post
    Sounds like Google.
    Well guessed.

    Thanks again for your interest in Google's careers and unique culture; we hope you will remain enthusiastic about our company.
    Really get over yourselves! Also don't use form letters where people can google to see if its a standard one being sent out it devalues the whole thing. However they did fly me to Ireland and put me up in a 4 star hotel for the night, so I am not complaining.

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    Re: The Party I was not invited too.

    I once sat in a 3 hour interview for a company doing R&D in IT... They wouldn't tell me what they were doing or the technologies they were using and kept me sitting there for 3 hours asking strange questions. I came to the conclusion that they'd already selected someone internally and were just going through the required motions to meet agreed employment law / practice. Unless it was a seriously senior role I'd be walking away after more than 3 interviews. Normally I get one 'techie' interview with the staff you'll be working with, one HR interview to determine if you're a nutter / have any social skills at all and depending upon the company / role another interview with a 'higher up' to see how you fit in and to gauge your ambition.

    Oh and I like the link - probably all made up but "our bedroom walls are touching so when we are sleeping our heads are only a few feet apart" made me chortle...
    Last edited by malfunction; 13-08-2009 at 02:50 PM.

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    Re: The Party I was not invited too.

    Same lad who did the "Spider/Bank" thing which I think was posted here a while ago.
    |Kata: "Read title as 'fisting'. Not sure why I clicked. Relieved, really."|
    |TAKTAK: "It was so small that mine wouldn't fit into it"|

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    Re: The Party I was not invited too.

    "the party I was not invited to"
    Quote Originally Posted by Ephesians
    Do not be drunk with wine, which will ruin you, but be filled with the Spirit
    Vodka

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    Re: The Party I was not invited too.

    Quote Originally Posted by MadduckUK View Post
    "the party I was not invited to"
    Who are you, and what have you done with MadduckUK?
    |Kata: "Read title as 'fisting'. Not sure why I clicked. Relieved, really."|
    |TAKTAK: "It was so small that mine wouldn't fit into it"|

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    Re: The Party I was not invited too.

    Quote Originally Posted by mycarsavw View Post
    Who are you, and what have you done to MadduckUK?
    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen View Post
    stupid betond belief.
    You owe it to yourself to click here really.

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