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Confusing job ad

Discussion in 'Employment & Jobs' started by IT2009, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. IT2009

    IT2009 Byte Poster

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    Years of Experience
    2+​ years
    Education Level
    Bachelor's Degree
    Career Level
    Entry Level
    Salary
    18,000.​00 - 22,000.​00 GBP per year

    Full ad here

    I am fed up of ads like this. How can entry level be with 2+ years of experience?
     
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  2. greenbrucelee
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    its entry level for a graduate. The 2 years experience will be one a one year placement and one year after uni or something.
     
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  3. Fergal1982

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    First Line != Entry level. Its a common mistake, even here on the forums, but just because the job is a first line job, doesnt mean it is necessarily an entry level position. Whilst it usually holds true, it doesnt always hold true.
     
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  4. j1mgg

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    I think it is a pretty hazy ad anyway.

    It looks more like an office/admin support rather than an IT support role and is looking for 2-3 exp in other customer facing jobs ie working on a till.

    The salary doesnt seem to bad though but it looks like a dolly mixture job with most of it being non IT.
     
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  5. dmarsh

    dmarsh Terabyte Poster

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    The Job website states its entry level, as we know everyones definition tends to vary on this, since its likely to have been placed by a recruiter or HR person it probably simply means for someone early in their career.

    Also they might wave the 2 year experience or credit any general customer facing role.

    I agree sounds mainly admin job, with some customer support thrown in, salary pretty bad for a graduate in central London but can't be too choosy these days.
     
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2010
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  6. ericrollo

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    20k is not bad for 2 years experience.
     
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