A child with hope

A child have big dreams. He doesn't know what kind of world is out there. He has dreams and hopes. Then he has to grow up... In the beginning of a job hunt, after my PhD, I applied for a few positions. Just for a fun I applied for a position in a Patent office. … Continue reading A child with hope

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Dumb interview questions

I am pleased that someone recognized that some questions are stupid and insulting. Liz Ryan is writing about that in her answer to a question. Unfortunately my country is far behind... I got all these dumb questions on several interviews. The big pharmaceutical company, which like to brag how they're good employer, even the best, … Continue reading Dumb interview questions

Inappropriate questions: Are you a smoker? Why not?

I think this was one of the most absurd and idiotic interviews I had. The company is preparing sheets for chemicals. So like "passports" for chemicals. Basically all you do is translate these sheets. There were three people at the interview: HR person, person from the department and the owner of the company. First they … Continue reading Inappropriate questions: Are you a smoker? Why not?

She likes me

In April I had an interview for project manager position in a small company. The interview was great, the interviewer had good questions, the positive vibe was all around. I felt really great. She asked me how I can handle rejections, because dealing with project proposals means a lot of rejections as well 🙂  I … Continue reading She likes me