On Fri, 3 Jun 2005 01:45 pm, telford@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: > Not hassling out the job or anything, it seems like a good offer. > Just one thing I can't help commenting on... > > On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 11:48:09AM +1000, Steve Waddington wrote: > > Ideal Candidate > > > > - Is fanatical about system administration > Why is it that every job description has to have the word > "fanatical" in it somewhere, but at the same time anyone who > is a genuine fanatic is treated like an outcast for being > unreasonable and hard to work with? > > Why not just make it clear, "We want exceptional results but > are unwilling to suffer any inconvenience in achieving those > results." I've been called many things where I work: Security Nazi RFC Zealot Unix Pig Linux Whore Rack Monkey Packet Sniffer (I jest you not!) Sneaky Little Bastard Hey you! ... Never been called a "fanatic" though...maybe I'm not qualified? James -- The Czechs announced after Sputnik that they, too, would launch a satellite. Of course, it would orbit Sputnik, not Earth!
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