Vista Job Listing



  • I wonder if they really want any applicants. You'd think they'd offer a better rate for The Leading-Edge OS ...

    "Technical Writer - Vista - Bristol/Bracknell Technical Writer
       required to research, design, support and/or develop information
       systems solutions through technical/business requirements. The
       successful candidate with be an experienced Technical Writer with
       experience writing end user documentation for the installation of Vista
       and have the following technologies: Windows XP, Vista roaming profiles
       MS Office Suite, LAN/WAN and Technical Documentation experience. For fu
       urther information and to...
    Location: Bristol, Avon
    Start Date: 7/01/08
    Duration: 6 months
    Rate: £30 per annum"
     

    That's 60 USD per year...



  • This kind of thing is really rather common, as a result of standardised forms expecting the pay per (specific) time, while the employer wants to give it in per (different) time. Confusing annums with hours is particularly obvious; however, confusing weeks with months might not raise red flags immediately.

    Also, their job ad has just got a shedload of extra publicity! Too bad for them you didn't include who it was.



  • The

       successful candidate with be an experienced Technical Writer with
       experience writing end user documentation for the installation of Vista
       and have the following technologies:

    Considering their English, I can see why they're hiring... 



  • They might have meant 30,000 per year?  Or they might have meant 30 per hour.  The world may never know.



  • @Zecc said:

    The

       successful candidate with be an experienced Technical Writer with
       experience writing end user documentation for the installation of Vista
       and have the following technologies:

    Considering their English, I can see why they're hiring... 

     

    Can you send me teh source plz? 


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