Aaah, all this talk of incompetent government agencies has reminded me.
Apparently I'm through to the second round of interviews for an IT support position with Capita, at the local coastguard control room.
The telephone interview was over a month ago now, and I was told last week by the recruiter from Capita that the in-person interview would be sometime this week. However, the person who needs to be in attendance to conduct the interview isn't sure when she'll be in Aberdeen. This, in turn, is winding up the recruiter who just has to keep forwarding it on to me.
I've not heard anything since last week and it seems like I'm not having an interview this week either. The recruiter has admitted he's already had a couple of candidates pull out over this, as they've been offered other jobs in the meantime. I, on the other hand, am tempted to pull out just on principle! If this is how bad they are just interviewing, imagine how bad they are to work for! I left my last job because of stress too!
Feelin that one bud …… there are a couple of cunt-sulting companies that I simply will not work for or with. The last role I was lied to - the firm was in advertising... great - and all IOS - great part 2, learn some new stuff.... good for the CV. Found out - after signing - that they were bought out by Acc*****e. Even the guys in the firm were livid with the mess they were making of it all. they had NO skilled staff to implement what they'd told ALL their clients would be done. Muggins here had to assess, select and implement the tools required while putting in place the processes for the projects already running. Worked my ass off...….. locals were fantastic….. One day train was really late that morning and then munchkin was ill - so I scooted early.
Next morning Acc*****e paper pushing tosser 'wanted a word' about my hours! He was physically threatened….. and then given an interim invoice wiht the total hours I'd actually worked (their system not mine).
He then asked me to extend - as their projects were all WAY behind plan and they'd fucked up the entire thing. Told him where to stick it...…
If they're THAT inept before you even get a foot in the door - RUN - RUN A LONG WAY AND VERY QUICKLY!