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radfaraf
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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2002 2:35 am    Post subject: What's a "computer operator" supposed to be Reply with quote

I recently quit my job and am searching for a new one 8O
Lots of times when I've went job hunting I noticed listing for "computer operator" for example.

Computer OperatorFT. Nights. Sun-Thurs. Some Exp N ...

Computer OperatorFT. Nights. Sun-Thurs. Some Exp Nec. Will train.
Must be detail- oriented & reliable. Please call....

WTF is a computer operator I think this is just just clueless people call people who know computers.

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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2002 12:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I believe that's a fancy name for data entry.

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PostPosted: Wed May 29, 2002 1:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A server babysitter (in my experience)...
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 24, 2002 3:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You watch batch processing all night, print sh!tloads of reports on dot matrix printers, change tapes, surf the net and do school work. Oh, and read BOFH.
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