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Old 02-02-2017, 05:06 PM
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I applied to WordAgents and received a really nice initial reply. I was preparing to do the test assignment but had a couple questions. I was told to feel free to ask questions throughout the process, so I did. I was completely put off by the attitude I received when I asked a simple formatting question. I have worked for many companies and many clients and know that understanding formatting for titles, headings, etc. is important, so I wanted to make sure what formatting was needed because it wasn't specified in any of the materials they sent me. Instead of a simple answer, I got a reply that was filled with snark and attitude. I was accused of not knowing how to do my job as a freelance writer or knowing how to use my word processing software. This completely turned me off on working for this company, and I withdrew my application. Instead of leaving it at that, he replied with "See Ya." This is probably the most unprofessional and rude encounter I have ever had with a company. I just want to warn others who may be considering working for this company of what kind of treatment they dish out to people who aren't even working for them yet. I feel like I dodged a bullet. I hope their customers have some idea of how they treat their workers (or in this case, someone who wasn't even working for them yet).
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Old 02-02-2017, 05:57 PM
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That's terrible. It's kind of ironic that you brought them up because I've recently applied as a writer and haven't heard back. Maybe it's a blessing in disguise.
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I'm honestly surprised to hear this. I have nothing but awesome things to say about WordAgents, and I've been working with them since October 2016. They are always quick to answer if I have questions, and have always been super helpful and courteous. I'm sorry you've had such a negative experience
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Old 02-23-2017, 06:32 PM
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I was shocked by it, too, because up to that point, everything had been nice. The first email was friendly, and I thought things would turn out good.
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