Male C. Pig a.k.a. Svinopolist (piggymouse) wrote,
Male C. Pig a.k.a. Svinopolist
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Practical Art of Deliberate Understatement

В продолжение темы эвфемизмов. Сегодня продавали представляли Катю Ш. любимому британскому клиенту на мясо на роль Team Lead. Слегка напрягались — клиент-то любимый, продать хочется. Устраивали Кате pre-interview, давали рекомендации, Катя по ним писала скрипт ответов и т.д. Британский коллега, весь чудесный, вежливый, Oxford graduate и все дела, начал разговор извиняющимся тоном, кратко обрисовал проект, а потом сформулировал так:

— Well, Kate, this conversation is not really a matter of me interviewing you, because, judging from your resume, you are not insignificantly overqualified.

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