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Poll: Which demand most often excludes you from jobs for which you would otherwise qualify?
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This forum topic is for the discussion of the poll question "Which demand most often excludes you from jobs for which you would otherwise qualify?".

This poll was originally submitted by José Henrique Lamensdorf. View the poll results »



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David Wright  Identity Verified
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The deadline.

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Mary Worby  Identity Verified
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Ditto Jun 6, 2012

David Wright wrote:

The deadline.


You took the words right out of my mouth.


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Gennady Lapardin  Identity Verified
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The price, sorry.

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Martina Simon  Identity Verified
France
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Other Jun 6, 2012

Price and deadline is missing!

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Karin.  Identity Verified
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Other Jun 6, 2012

CAT Tool, price and deadline.

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Jennifer Barnett  Identity Verified
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area(s) of expertise Jun 6, 2012

For me, after price, it's the speciality.

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Nicole Schnell  Identity Verified
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Rates. Jun 6, 2012

The demand of highly qualified work at silly rates will most certainly exclude me.


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DLyons  Identity Verified
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Price Jun 6, 2012

Far more than anything else. I have perhaps unreasonable expectations about eating twice a day.

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Jennifer Barnett  Identity Verified
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Jun 6, 2012

oops!

[Edited at 2012-06-06 08:36 GMT]


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neilmac  Identity Verified
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Cat tool Jun 6, 2012

And we all know which one it is. The most complicated, expensive and widespread one, which most agencies and similar grasping intermediaries demand.

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Paula Hernández
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Usually, the rates.

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Gilla Evans  Identity Verified
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like others, other Jun 6, 2012

silly deadlines, silly rates, a specified CAT tool

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Adam Jarczyk  Identity Verified
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Unreasonable rates and deadlines. Jun 6, 2012

As others have stated more often than anything else.

Adam


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Allison Wright  Identity Verified
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Used to be the CAT tool, rates and deadline Jun 6, 2012

Now, it is just the rates and deadline.

Unlike DLyons, I do not mind eating only once a day, but this mortal coil requires sleep at regular intervals, showering, the need to interact with other real-world human beings, and the freedom to deal with the occasional domestic crisis (partner breaking leg fits into this category).

My apartment is also very fussy about being kept clean and tidy, and someone has to wash and iron my clothes.


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