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Steve Hayhurst
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Technical Writer in the Seattle Washington area.
Didn't get the job. Even though I have the technical background they wanted badly (and pushed--that was the biggest part of the interview was deep diving my techncial background). They decided on a candidate that was less technical, but had the Elearning exposure to the app they use. There are times...

Reminds me of when I interviewed at Microsoft for a writing position on their Flight Simulator. They were looking for someone with some aviation background if possible and also could write (hello, technical writer AND a private pilot!).

On the phone, I was actually told that even though I was a pilot, I had not flown the Mig25 "Foxbat" in real life, so they were going to see if they could find someone who had...

REALLY?! Good luck with that and while you are at it, see if you can find a pony AND a unicorn to go with that Happy Meal...

Still might have a shot at the part-time work. Now the race is on to land something and get started getting paid with my UI benefits running out in one week.
  • Mood: Frustrated
  • Listening to: Houdini tutorial
  • Reading: Making Choices (Career Guide book)
  • Watching: Catch up on Falling Skies
  • Eating: Top Raman (kidding-dark humor)
  • Drinking: I wish--booze on hold while out of work

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