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    Just finishing up a six month outside gig and they’ve offered me a 12 month extension. I’ve got 3 friends / colleagues onboard as well.

    I’m fielding calls / LinkedIn messages most weeks now from recruiters, from speaking with some agencies and recruiters I’d say it’s the busiest it’s been since before covid.

    Taking a month off between the renewal and also negotiated a 4 day week.

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      Originally posted by bownyboy View Post
      Just finishing up a six month outside gig and they’ve offered me a 12 month extension. I’ve got 3 friends / colleagues onboard as well.

      I’m fielding calls / LinkedIn messages most weeks now from recruiters, from speaking with some agencies and recruiters I’d say it’s the busiest it’s been since before covid.

      Taking a month off between the renewal and also negotiated a 4 day week.


      Esp for the 4 day week. I need to do that but I have too many holidays to pay for

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        Desktop Support Analyst, Banking, London, 6 month contract, £100 per day

        Bank of Nigeria ?

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          Originally posted by Destiny2 View Post
          Desktop Support Analyst, Banking, London, 6 month contract, £100 per day

          Bank of Nigeria ?
          That's not really out of the norm for a first line call handler. There are some worse ones on the same page. It does say
          • An interest in IT nice to have but not essential.
          • BTEC/A-Level in IT/Computer Science nice to have but not essential.
          So it's really the lowest of the low when it comes to required skills. 2k a month for having next to zero skills and education sounds like a bloody great gig
          'CUK forum personality of 2011 - Winner - Yes really!!!!

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            Originally posted by northernladuk View Post

            That's not really out of the norm for a first line call handler. There are some worse ones on the same page. It does say
            • An interest in IT nice to have but not essential.
            • BTEC/A-Level in IT/Computer Science nice to have but not essential.
            So it's really the lowest of the low when it comes to required skills. 2k a month for having next to zero skills and education sounds like a bloody great gig
            Good luck with your application

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              Originally posted by Paralytic View Post

              Good luck with your application

              I doubt NLUK would get it, he has neither of the requirements.
              merely at clientco for the entertainment

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                Originally posted by eek View Post

                I doubt NLUK would get it, he has neither of the requirements.
                To be fair you are absolutely correct. The advert goes on to say...
                • Experience in IT Support or Desktop Support.
                • Strong work ethic.
                • Enthusiastic.
                • The drive for new learning.
                • Great customer service skills.
                • Strong Verbal and Written communication.
                So it appears I can't meet one single criteria for the role.
                'CUK forum personality of 2011 - Winner - Yes really!!!!

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                  Originally posted by northernladuk View Post

                  To be fair you are absolutely correct. The advert goes on to say...
                  • Experience in IT Support or Desktop Support.
                  • Strong work ethic.
                  • Enthusiastic.
                  • The drive for new learning.
                  • Great customer service skills.
                  • Strong Verbal and Written communication.
                  So it appears I can't meet one single criteria for the role.
                  Strong Verbal and Written communication - is one you would pass.

                  Great customer service skills - would probably be the killer though. I suspect they would prefer someone to say Yes, instead of have you tried google.
                  merely at clientco for the entertainment

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                    Originally posted by eek View Post


                    Great customer service skills - would probably be the killer though. I suspect they would prefer someone to say Yes, instead of Have you asked your accountant.
                    FTFY

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                      Originally posted by eek View Post

                      Strong Verbal and Written communication - is one you would pass.
                      I think they mean capable rather than confrontational

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