The joys of commuting [was Re: [SOCIAL] Thursday July the 5th...]

Nicholas Clark nick at
Thu Jul 5 13:10:51 BST 2007

On Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 11:24:42AM +0100, Peter Corlett wrote:

> In two cases, I had to find a small-scale map of Berkshire before I could
> find the godforsaken hole of a village that they somehow expected me to
> spend four hours a day travelling to and from. If I wanted that, I'd have
> stayed in Studley rather than going for the bright lights of London.


> I got a particularly rude and unprofessional response from one pimp who had
> apparently problems with reading comprehension skills on my CV when I
> brusquely pointed out that they were taking the piss with salary and
> location.

I find it fun to tell the company in question what you think of the pimp,
in that case. (Although it helped that I knew someone at the company)

If the pimp makes them look bad, they should know. They are the only ones
who can blackball it.

Nicholas Clark

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