Happy day, or we are not pimps

October 2, 2009

From: merci

Sent: Friday, October 02, 2009 3:56 PM

To:  Staffing Agency

Subject: Hi from idealist.org

Hi happy day to you,i am miss Merci who viewed your profile today and like it very much,which makes me to write to you to let you know that i am interested in you,therefore i will like you to write me back through my mail address so that i will tell you further about myself and send you also my picture for you to know me physically.

Here is my mail address,

My email address is    [redacted]

Miss Merci. 

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This job is not a Happy Meal

October 2, 2009

Me (confirming the assignment): “So give us a call when you arrive on Monday.”

Temp: “Wait… the job is just data?”

Me: “Yes… It is a database assignment- entering information into a database.”

Temp: “Oh. Then I decline the job. I thought I’d have more options.”