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    New/Recent Grads: Don't be this guy.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/07/bu...eneration.html

    I love the comments at the bottom.

    Would anybody hire this guy? If I was a manager I would google his name if I was looking to hire him, find this article, and change my decision.




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    Re: New/Recent Grads: Don't be this guy.

    There's just no jobs in this town....unless you want to work 40 hours per week!



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    Re: New/Recent Grads: Don't be this guy.

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/07/bu...eneration.html

    I love the comments at the bottom.

    Would anybody hire this guy? If I was a manager I would google his name if I was looking to hire him, find this article, and change my decision.
    This guy needs his *** kicked! Take the job, earn the promotion, I hate people who think they are owed something. What a dip ****!!


    Living in Illinois, finally back in the Midwest, Heart still in Ames.

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    Re: New/Recent Grads: Don't be this guy.

    I'd hire him to put up a fence and mow my lawn



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    Re: New/Recent Grads: Don't be this guy.

    Moral of the story, don't major in Political Science.



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    Re: New/Recent Grads: Don't be this guy.

    nothing worse than recent college graduates. First of all, they all think now that they have graduated college that they can act smug and pretend they enjoy the finer points of port.
    Second, in this environment take whatever is given to you


    The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. This field, this game: it's a part of our past, Ray. It reminds of us of all that once was good and it could be again. Oh... people will come Ray. People will most definitely come.

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    Re: New/Recent Grads: Don't be this guy.

    Quote Originally Posted by BCforISU View Post
    This guy needs his *** kicked! Take the job, earn the promotion, I hate people who think they are owed something. What a dip ****!!

    i agree, dont know him, but want to punch him in the nose... sounds like a freaking pansy... 40k a year or sit at home... parents, kick him out, he will then have no choice...



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    Re: New/Recent Grads: Don't be this guy.

    4 out of 5 dentists would have recommended that he go to Crest instead.

    Da-BOOM!


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    Re: New/Recent Grads: Don't be this guy.

    He's either naive, dumb or arrogant. I still can't decide on which I'm leaning to. But it's not uncommon: a friend was laid off one year ago and he held on for a while not to apply for the field where he used to work although he would have gained advantage as he's familiar with the job. He's still jobless until this day.



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    Re: New/Recent Grads: Don't be this guy.

    this guy is an idiot. Get a clue and parents need to show some tough love



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    Re: New/Recent Grads: Don't be this guy.

    Quote Originally Posted by thatguy View Post
    nothing worse than recent college graduates. First of all, they all think now that they have graduated college that they can act smug and pretend they enjoy the finer points of port.
    Second, in this environment take whatever is given to you
    And once they are hired: they think they are the center of the universe. Worse: after their first promotion, they'll think that they're Gods and Goddesses



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    Re: New/Recent Grads: Don't be this guy.

    My first job out of college sucked big time, but I knew it was only temporary. Heck we joked that the entire company was just post graduate education because no one stayed or planned on staying for more than a year or two. But I took it gladly to get something on my resume and get some experience.

    Working for an ISP sucks in case anyone ever thinks about it.


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    Re: New/Recent Grads: Don't be this guy.

    on one side he does have a point where he does believe he earned a job with promotional opportunities if he made the deans list.


    but on another side he majored in political science, i mean if you do that, you might as well **** away your degree



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    Re: New/Recent Grads: Don't be this guy.

    I blame the parents. They are enabling him to wait out for his so called "corporate" job. If he didn't have a place and food paid for him he would of taken the job.



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    Re: New/Recent Grads: Don't be this guy.

    Quote Originally Posted by bosco View Post
    I blame the parents. They are enabling him to wait out for his so called "corporate" job. If he didn't have a place and food paid for him he would of taken the job.
    Correct



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