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That is Just Excessive

Job application woes herein.

I applied for a Social Media manager/blogger position for a large company that is in my hometown. I can literally walk to it, and it would pay about $3k more than my current job that requires I drive 530+ miles/week. Plus I'd be an actual employee rather than a 1099, and there are legit opportunities for growth. All good stuff.

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However... They want five references, three of whom are current or former supervisors, to fill out a 45-minute long skills and character survey. PLUS their interview process is THREE AND A HALF HOURS LONG.

What the fuck is this shit? You're not Google, get a goddamned grip, people! You're a company on the fringes of the entertainment industry. Calm yo' tits. I had a job at a private school where some of the world's wealthiest and most powerful people sent their children and the application process was less than half this.

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Ugh, so annoyed.

What's the most rigorous job application process you've ever participated in? The Foreign Service Exam? FBI? Tell me things, GT

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