“A lot of times when companies write job descriptions, they include everything that they dream of having,” Scott Purcell, a Silicon Valley-based technology recruiter at Jobspring Partners, tells Quartz.“It’s a list of things that they need, then things that they want to use in the future or are thinking about using.
They put in everything that’s in their environment, every sort of technology.” Hiring managers get overexcited and list too many things, even though only a few parts of the description are truly core.
But the term “requirement” gets read very literally, and scares people off from jobs they could well get.
Plus, of course, friendship—though I like to think that my reaction would have been the same if I hadn't known Salman at all.
To re-state the premise of the argument again: the theocratic head of a foreign despotism offers money in his own name in order to suborn the murder of a civilian citizen of another country, for the offense of writing a work of fiction. Bush, when asked to comment, could only say grudgingly that, as far as he could see, no American interests were involved…” ― Christopher Hitchens, tags: atheism, bastille, bullying, censorship, demagogy, dictatorship, enlightenment, fascism, fatwa, first-amendment, free-speech, friendship, george-hw-bush, hate, humor, individualism, intimidation, iran, irony, khomeini, literature, love, principles, religion, rushdie, satanic-verses, stupidity, theocracy, united-states, united-states-constitution, washington-post “He poked his finger into my chest again.
In job searches, people frequently look at the listed requirements, see a gap, and move on, fearing rejection and not wanting to waste the employer’s time and their own.
They’re making a big mistake, and potentially holding their careers back. It describes a fictional (and often unrealistic) ideal that companies don’t really expect to find.In the hate column: dictatorship, religion, stupidity, demagogy, censorship, bullying, and intimidation.In the love column: literature, irony, humor, the individual, and the defense of free expression.Alternatively, intimidation may result from the type of society in which individuals are socialized, as human beings are generally reluctant to engage in confrontation or threaten violence.Like all behavioral traits it exists in greater or lesser manifestation in each individual person over time, but may be a more significant "compensatory behavior" for some as opposed to others.Threat, criminal threatening (or threatening behavior) is the crime of intentionally or knowingly putting another person in fear of bodily injury.