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Posted Friday, September 13, 2013 9:15 AM


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Just found out that I have passed the first stage interview for a Service Desk Team Leader role. Yay!
However, this is the first time I've faced a second interview stage where I'm going to be meeting the manager's manager so no idea what to expect!

It seems weird but having worked in IT since 2001 and changed jobs several times, I've never had to deal with a second stage interview.

Any hints/tips?


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Posted Friday, September 13, 2013 12:27 PM


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Sounds to me like this one is all about personality. They want to know if you will fit in. Best advice here is to be yourself and find a way to relax. Good luck!!! Let us know how it goes.

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Posted Monday, September 23, 2013 5:21 AM


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Didn't get the job! Boohoo!

In the end the guy with the more team leading experience got it.

Just goes to show, getting through the second stage doesn't mean job guaranteed!


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It takes a minimal capacity for rational thought to see that the corporate 'free press' is a structurally irrational and biased, and extremely violent, system of elite propaganda.
David Edwards - Media lens

Society has varying and conflicting interests; what is called objectivity is the disguise of one of these interests - that of neutrality. But neutrality is a fiction in an unneutral world. There are victims, there are executioners, and there are bystanders... and the 'objectivity' of the bystander calls for inaction while other heads fall.
Howard Zinn
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Posted Monday, September 23, 2013 7:25 AM


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That stinks!!! Hopefully you will find another opportunity soon.

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