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Any support engineer out there who has fallen on seriously hard times and is right now subsisting on boiled cardboard while scouring the jobs ads in the hope that he or she can find some way of paying off the credit card bills before the bailiffs turn up and repossess the Wii is directed to this tempting offer up there in …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Shome Mishtake Shurely?

    The minimum wage is £5.60 per hour.

  2. Grant Mitchell
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    @Anonymous Coward

    Only a mistake if you expect them to work more than 10minutes 42sec (approx) per day.... (for 1uk/day... scale as appropriate).

    Sounds like a cushy number, though life on the dole might be more lucrative (though this job may come with free internet, etc).

  3. M A Walters
    Stop

    Aren't we forgetting Mr Darling?

    By the time the Chancellor goes through this, there won't be much left even for rice!

  4. Nick Pettefar

    Yes, but what -

    are the dividend payouts?

  5. Anonymous John

    Don't forget the perks

    Being able to copy all the data to CDs, and sell it to fraudsters.

  6. Anonymous Coward
    IT Angle

    So RIM opening a new support centre!

    That said, its not for a support engineer at that price; Thats up into the managers pay scale.

  7. Anonymous Coward
    Alert

    See..

    This is why I left Leicester 10 years ago. You think it's bad now, imagine what it was like then...

  8. Alan Davies
    Joke

    Title

    I had no idea EDS were recruiting!

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  10. Dan Salter
    Unhappy

    Err....

    I hope Mr Majid's employers don't read The Reg, or he's just blown the fact he's looking for a new job!

  11. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Whew!

    What a relief! Thought my job was being advertised there for a minute...

  12. Anonymous Coward
    Pirate

    Freedom!

    So, Computacenter have finally set someone free? The last I heard the minimum sentence was 50 years.

  13. Scott Mckenzie
    Joke

    Where in the world...

    ....it's about all the staff are worth in there

  14. Anonymous Coward
    Joke

    Looking for a special kind of person

    .. preferably not with English as a first language, and preferably not with much experience of working in the UK.

    (joking, but there is a point there too).

  15. Anonymous Coward
    Jobs Horns

    jobs

    doesn't lord steve jobs make only $1 a year? so you would be twice as rich as him!

  16. Jack
    Jobs Horns

    One way to get the foot in the door...

    Of somewhere you DON'T want to be!!!

    http://www.allaboutthedragon.com

  17. Damian James

    Boiled cardboard?

    Surely you can't afford to boil the cardboard at that rate. Plain cold cardboard for you!

  18. Anonymous Coward
    Joke

    @Grant Mitchell

    "for 1uk/day" I wouldn't mind being paid by the UK. A few hours work and I'm worth a fair bit of the global economy :oD

    Although the attendant problems with the collateral might make it unviable.

  19. Anonymous Coward
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    Well I guess...

    ...South West wages aren't so bad after all!

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