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Could you name at least 5 things you enjoy about your job (even if you

Posted 09 April 2010 - 10:31 AM

For those of you that are unhappy at your current job and want a new one, a good question to ask in an interview is "What are five things do you most enjoy about your job?" I figure that if they can't come up with at least five things then chances are they don't like their job. You could also ask "What are some things you would change about your job if you could?" to get an idea of what their frustrations are, but that's going to be ignored for this exercise.

Fellow DIC-heads, here are the questions I pose you:

1) What is your current job (title/description)?
2) Do you enjoy your job?
3) What five things do you most enjoy about your job? (think of this one as the one giving the interview to a potential new employee)
4) What five things do you most enjoy about your job? (think of this one as being out at the bar with friends interested in working at your company)


Hopefully this will help with detecting the BS prevalent in the business world and help the fellow members avoid taking a job that they'd be unhappy in.

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Re: Could you name at least 5 things you enjoy about your job (even if you

Posted 09 April 2010 - 10:47 AM

View PostForcedSterilizationsForAll, on 09 April 2010 - 11:31 AM, said:

For those of you that are unhappy at your current job and want a new one, a good question to ask in an interview is "What are five things do you most enjoy about your job?" I figure that if they can't come up with at least five things then chances are they don't like their job. You could also ask "What are some things you would change about your job if you could?" to get an idea of what their frustrations are, but that's going to be ignored for this exercise.

Fellow DIC-heads, here are the questions I pose you:

1) What is your current job (title/description)?
2) Do you enjoy your job?
3) What five things do you most enjoy about your job? (think of this one as the one giving the interview to a potential new employee)
4) What five things do you most enjoy about your job? (think of this one as being out at the bar with friends interested in working at your company)


Hopefully this will help with detecting the BS prevalent in the business world and help the fellow members avoid taking a job that they'd be unhappy in.

1. Developer
2. It comes and goes... going more so than coming.
3. Pay,
extra compensation,
a positive up beat environment,
competent coworkers,
and a management staff that cares.
4. Constant source of people to make fun of,
a sense of accomplishment against vast odds,
a solid company as long as you are on in IT,
a reason to drink,
a place to go and sober up for at least eight hours a day.
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Re: Could you name at least 5 things you enjoy about your job (even if you

Posted 09 April 2010 - 10:59 AM

View PostForcedSterilizationsForAll, on 09 April 2010 - 09:31 AM, said:

1) What is your current job (title/description)?
2) Do you enjoy your job?
3) What five things do you most enjoy about your job? (think of this one as the one giving the interview to a potential new employee)
4) What five things do you most enjoy about your job? (think of this one as being out at the bar with friends interested in working at your company)


1. Student
2. Yes

3:
i. Being part of one of the best CS programs in America.
ii. Living in a very large community that shares the same interests as me.
iii. Being pushed to accomplish goals I thought were beyond me.
iv. Awesome career placement program.
v. Not really formal, but we have the most powerful supercomputer Blue Waters, which will come online in 2011.

4:
i. Hot nerd chicks.
ii. Semi-decent basketball team
iii. I like orange colour.
iv. Not everyone is party-crazy, some dorms are very quite.
v. Huge library, with millions of books, where you can just come with a laptop and chill the whole day.

Edit: added some stuff

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Re: Could you name at least 5 things you enjoy about your job (even if you

Posted 09 April 2010 - 11:08 AM

1) What is your current job (title/description)?
Quality Assurance.

2) Do you enjoy your job?
Absolutely not.

3) What five things do you most enjoy about your job? (think of this one as the one giving the interview to a potential new employee)
Can't even come up with one.

4) What five things do you most enjoy about your job? (think of this one as being out at the bar with friends interested in working at your company)
Still have no idea.


I hate this place.
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Re: Could you name at least 5 things you enjoy about your job (even if you

Posted 09 April 2010 - 11:11 AM

What is your current job
Freelance developer

Do your enjoy your job?
100% yes

What five things do you most enjoy about your job? (think of this one as the one giving the interview to a potential new employee)
Flexible hours
Pay (when business is good)
Challenging tasks
Creative environment
Work from home

What five things do you most enjoy about your job? (think of this one as being out at the bar with friends interested in working at your company)
Pretty much same as above
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Re: Could you name at least 5 things you enjoy about your job (even if you

Posted 09 April 2010 - 11:16 AM

1) What is your current job (title/description)? Engineering Aide
2) Do you enjoy your job? Yes
3) What five things do you most enjoy about your job? (think of this one as the one giving the interview to a potential new employee)My supervisors, my coworkers, creative environment, the responsibility, and the sense of self worth that comes along.
4) What five things do you most enjoy about your job? (think of this one as being out at the bar with friends interested in working at your company)Pay, benefits, my office, my bosses, and the other people
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Re: Could you name at least 5 things you enjoy about your job (even if you

Posted 09 April 2010 - 11:19 AM

What is your current job title?
IT Development Intern

Do you enjoy your job?
Yes, very much so.

Ten things you like about your job
1) Laid-back environment.
2) I get to learn how a nation-wide company operates.
3) There is very little deadline-induced pressure.
4) I get to do what I love (program) as opposed to something to just "get by".
5) I learn something new every single day.
6) Management doesn't care what you do as long as you can say you're working on something.
7) Putting a huge company on the résumé looks great.
8) The view from a skyscraper is awesome.
9) I get to work pretty much whenever I feel like it.
10) I get to work with unfamiliar languages and learn their ins and outs while getting paid to do so.

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Posted 09 April 2010 - 11:48 AM

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1)NeoTifa: What is your current job (title/description)? Engineering Aide

So you are a pencil holder?
:)

1)Manufacturing Technician.

2)Yes

3)
--1>Working with technology
--2>Being at the cutting edge of technology
--3>Learning new technology's
--4>Being able to apply my skills
--5>All the Japanese girls

4)
--1>Being able to work on my own
--2>Working with and on teams
--3>Having two work benches
--4>Using the high power Microscope
--5>1 hour lunch break

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Re: Could you name at least 5 things you enjoy about your job (even if you

Posted 14 April 2010 - 06:27 AM

Nah, I make copies ;)
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Re: Could you name at least 5 things you enjoy about your job (even if you

Posted 14 April 2010 - 06:30 AM

View PostNeoTifa, on 14 April 2010 - 07:27 AM, said:

Nah, I make copies ;)


And coffee in which I am now thirsty....

chop chop!
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Re: Could you name at least 5 things you enjoy about your job (even if you

Posted 14 April 2010 - 08:00 AM

No I don't. The contractors do haha!
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Re: Could you name at least 5 things you enjoy about your job (even if you

Posted 14 April 2010 - 08:39 AM

View PostMentalFloss, on 09 April 2010 - 10:08 AM, said:

1) What is your current job (title/description)?
Quality Assurance.

2) Do you enjoy your job?
Absolutely not.

3) What five things do you most enjoy about your job? (think of this one as the one giving the interview to a potential new employee)
Can't even come up with one.

I hate this place.


this.

oh and i am devoleper

4) What five things do you most enjoy about your job? (think of this one as being out at the bar with friends interested in working at your company)
Maybe only the coworkers they are all funny.

if it is only for the current job i like programing just dont like it where i am doing it now

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Re: Could you name at least 5 things you enjoy about your job (even if you

Posted 15 April 2010 - 03:44 AM

What is your current job
Bi Developer

Do your enjoy your job?
100% yes

What five things do you most enjoy about your job? (think of this one as the one giving the interview to a potential new employee)
Challenging
Quite Free to explore new areas / technologies
get to know the company and all employees well
excellent future prospects
Can be quiet when i want it


What five things do you most enjoy about your job? (think of this one as being out at the bar with friends interested in working at your company)
Same as above
but a bit more information about the company
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