06 PM | 18 Feb


Well I finally got an interview, and didn’t do well at all.  Too many questions went back too many years, so my answers were not 100%…   Then, waiting to hear results, I got asked to come in for a presentation.  They wanted me to give a short presentation on a recent programming effort, along with documentation thereof.

I understood this position to be responsible for server management, so I was a bit confused to hear about a programming presentation.   It has been close to 15 years since I did any mainframe programming at WSU, and I certainly don’t have any related documentation.

So I emailed WSU a friendly “no thank you” and left it at that.  I truly hope they are happy with the other candidate they talked with.

I was at least partly relieved at this conclusion.  My life is quite full being a web consultant, and I don’t feel at all bad not going back to work at WSU.  No worries, mate.  Oh well…

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  • Carla Danielson

    This happened for a reason Bo. That reason being so that I can continue to yell for HELP! any time and you will come through! And…. more time to play with Grandchildren!

    ↶Reply February 19, 2015 7:34 am
  • Lavon

    I’m actually happy for you. Sounds like WSU is pretty confused on what they want (among other things!). No need to return to that environment if you can make a living with your consulting. I just hope you will continue to support this impatient user long-distance!

    ↶Reply February 19, 2015 11:59 am