Wearing an Expensive Watch During an Interview

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Would you wear the watch?

Yes, this isn't a big deal
35
39%
Yes, if you truly feel most comfortable with it on
20
22%
No, you would come off like a douchebag
14
16%
No, it's not worth the risk
16
18%
50-50
4
4%
 
Total votes: 89

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Re: Wearing an Expensive Watch During an Interview

Postby leobowski » Fri Jun 24, 2011 4:30 pm

Flips88 wrote:
leobowski wrote:Image



Meh I'm only in my late 20s, but if you're looking for a GIF/JPG battle come at me bro

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Re: Wearing an Expensive Watch During an Interview

Postby Flips88 » Fri Jun 24, 2011 4:32 pm

kalvano wrote:
nickwar wrote:Actually I happen to think yours is the juvenile viewpoint. Who cares what I'm looking at for 2 seconds to check the time. I would be willing to guess half the people who say it's rude to check your cell phone time in a meeting have never actually been in a meeting. The point is -- who cares whether or not you're looking at your watch or your cell phone for 2 seconds; you're still not listening.



I've seen a judge rip into a lawyer for looking at a cell phone. I've also been in meetings where people who looked at their phone were ripped into. A phone looks worse than a watch because a watch is simply for checking the time. A phone could be anything from checking the time to playing a game.

Well if it takes you longer than 2 seconds then you're obviously dicking around. What cellphone these days doesn't pop up the time when you click one button?

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Re: Wearing an Expensive Watch During an Interview

Postby beach_terror » Fri Jun 24, 2011 4:35 pm

kalvano wrote:
nickwar wrote:Actually I happen to think yours is the juvenile viewpoint. Who cares what I'm looking at for 2 seconds to check the time. I would be willing to guess half the people who say it's rude to check your cell phone time in a meeting have never actually been in a meeting. The point is -- who cares whether or not you're looking at your watch or your cell phone for 2 seconds; you're still not listening.



I've seen a judge rip into a lawyer for looking at a cell phone. I've also been in meetings where people who looked at their phone were ripped into. A phone looks worse than a watch because a watch is simply for checking the time. A phone could be anything from checking the time to playing a game.

Credited. You should use a watch to tell time when you're surrounded by others. Why bother taking the chance to offend someone needlessly? Fucking stupid.

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Re: Wearing an Expensive Watch During an Interview

Postby nphsbuckeye » Fri Jun 24, 2011 4:35 pm

Borhas wrote:you could buy a watch that is just as functional and good looking for $25 at Amazon.com

15000/25= 600

you could buy a decent, new car for $20k, and used, reliable car for about $10k
150000/10000= 15

you could by a medium sized house in outer parts of San Francisco for 1.5m... in San Diego for .750m ... in Nevada for .200m

1.5 m/ .2m = 7.5

the 15000 watch is clearly the most retarded buy

I like this one.

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Re: Wearing an Expensive Watch During an Interview

Postby Flips88 » Fri Jun 24, 2011 4:39 pm

leobowski wrote:Image

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Re: Wearing an Expensive Watch During an Interview

Postby leobowski » Fri Jun 24, 2011 4:49 pm

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Re: Wearing an Expensive Watch During an Interview

Postby Flips88 » Fri Jun 24, 2011 5:01 pm

leobowski wrote:Image

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Re: Wearing an Expensive Watch During an Interview

Postby kalvano » Fri Jun 24, 2011 5:03 pm

Flips88 wrote:
kalvano wrote:
nickwar wrote:Actually I happen to think yours is the juvenile viewpoint. Who cares what I'm looking at for 2 seconds to check the time. I would be willing to guess half the people who say it's rude to check your cell phone time in a meeting have never actually been in a meeting. The point is -- who cares whether or not you're looking at your watch or your cell phone for 2 seconds; you're still not listening.



I've seen a judge rip into a lawyer for looking at a cell phone. I've also been in meetings where people who looked at their phone were ripped into. A phone looks worse than a watch because a watch is simply for checking the time. A phone could be anything from checking the time to playing a game.

Well if it takes you longer than 2 seconds then you're obviously dicking around. What cellphone these days doesn't pop up the time when you click one button?



With the judge, it wasn't even two seconds. He caught the lawyer looking at the phone just as he was doing and launched into a "Are we distracting you from something?" speech.

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Re: Wearing an Expensive Watch During an Interview

Postby slacker » Fri Jun 24, 2011 6:35 pm

kalvano wrote:
Flips88 wrote:
kalvano wrote:
nickwar wrote:Actually I happen to think yours is the juvenile viewpoint. Who cares what I'm looking at for 2 seconds to check the time. I would be willing to guess half the people who say it's rude to check your cell phone time in a meeting have never actually been in a meeting. The point is -- who cares whether or not you're looking at your watch or your cell phone for 2 seconds; you're still not listening.



I've seen a judge rip into a lawyer for looking at a cell phone. I've also been in meetings where people who looked at their phone were ripped into. A phone looks worse than a watch because a watch is simply for checking the time. A phone could be anything from checking the time to playing a game.

Well if it takes you longer than 2 seconds then you're obviously dicking around. What cellphone these days doesn't pop up the time when you click one button?



With the judge, it wasn't even two seconds. He caught the lawyer looking at the phone just as he was doing and launched into a "Are we distracting you from something?" speech.

What makes you think he wouldn't react this way if he saw him looking at his watch?




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