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Old 01-28-2016, 07:51 AM
 
Location: Planet Telex
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I remember one interview I went on... it was for an accounts receivable position. I asked if the person who had this job would be making a lot of collection calls (I HATE doing collections!) I was told that they might occasionally have to, but it was rare. I got the job, get started and find out that the MAJORITY of it is making collection calls. I wasn't there long after that.
Now we know why companies have a hard time retaining employees with stuff like this. Just lie to them outright and hope they stay!
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Old 01-28-2016, 02:04 PM
 
Location: The Heart of Dixie
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Now we know why companies have a hard time retaining employees with stuff like this. Just lie to them outright and hope they stay!
I learned later that the position had been open for quite a while too. Can't imagine why!

I've had other employers that didn't outright lie, but they also didn't give an accurate representation of what the job would entail either. I guess they figure that people are desperate and will settle with whatever is thrown at them.
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