for one whole semester I was privileged to room with a man from Formosa. He had been placed in the dorm room with a party guy and the party guy wanted a change. As I had just lost my room mate I thought this would be swell.<br><br>I could write a lot about him. quite a guy. Had trouble with English so he carried a little notebook around and when he heard a word that he could find a good definition in his dictionary he would come back and ask me. Two words stand out.<br><br>One was "Stuff" so that has been one of my favorite words. We Americans use that for every thing. Later, George CArlin did a segment on that. <br><br>Oh the other word that I remember was "Bitch". We had a good time discussing all that it meant.<br><br>dave<br><br>
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<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>It's illegal to ask questions about sexual preference, isn't it?<p><hr></blockquote><p>They're allowed to ask because the Data Protection Act 1998 requires all groups to be given equal opportunities in the job selection process. Now correct me if I'm wrong but the best way to achieve that would be to not ask the question in the first place.? Any applicant worried about which way his or her compass points doesn't have to answer the question and typically on the issue of sexual orientation there's a "prefer not to say" option.<br><br>km
Yes, in this instance there's just an empty box and you write your own reply in there, so anything is possible - and they claim that the job selection board don't see that part of the form.<br><br>As to the duplicate 'Please describe a situation where you have had to change the way you do something following a change imposed by someone in authority', it's tempting to reply the 2nd time by referring to having to answer that question twice - it reminds me of something I read in a book once (can't remember which) where someone was sitting an exam and one of the exam questions said: 'Write a question suitable for an examination of this kind, and then answer it' and he simply copied that sentence down twice, and got good marks for it.<br><br>- padmavyuha<br><br>[color:purple]A lopsided man runs best along the little side-hills of success<br>- Frank Moore Colby</font color=purple>
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<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>it's tempting to reply the 2nd time by referring to having to answer that question twice<p><hr></blockquote><p>Go for it... forms and questions should be completely unambiguous so if they can't make their requirements clear it's the kind of answer they deserve, and maybe even expect...<br><br>km<br><br>
<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>and they claim that the job selection board don't see that part of the form.<p><hr></blockquote><p>This is true, because if you don't answer the question the way they want, they simply don't show you entire application to the selection board. LMAO!<br><br>Isn't corporate life grande?!!<br><br>
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