Re: [OT] joining the "elite" team

From: Richard B. Johnson (
Date: Fri Jun 13 2003 - 14:09:33 EST

On Fri, 13 Jun 2003, David B. Stevens wrote:

> Typical HR wonk speak. The clue less ones at work, nothing here
> for you, move along now ;)
> Cheers

This following is an explanation of the most common
Human Resources buzz-speak. It is by no means complete.

        Wanted : Recent graduate, maximum of 5 years experience.
Interpretation : Anybody over 30 need not apply.
        Wanted : Team player.
Interpretation : Need somebody to take the blame for failure.
        Wanted : Excellent interpersonal skills.
Interpretation : Needs to kiss a lot of ass.
        Wanted : Experience in Antidisestablishmentarianism.
Interpretation : Getting an existing employee a green-card.
        Wanted : Excellent salary and benefits.
Interpretation : They provide health care through the Red Cross.
        Wanted : Excellent communications skills.
Interpretation : Knows Microsoft Word.
        Wanted : Relocation assistance provided.
Interpretation : Cross-country bus fare to interview is provided.

Dick Johnson
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