Int: You may not take anything other than
your personal belongings. Client records, your rolodex, notebooks, any
equipment issued to you, cellular phones, laptops, all backup
diskettesthose must be turned over by this afternoon.
Caspar: I turned them in yesterday. I
gave you the form ten minutes ago.
Int: Thats fine, I just need these
statements on the tape.
Int: And you understand that your memory
of the information that you turned in, that information is also the
property of Omega Logic, and you may not share that information with any
Caspar: What would I share? Its all
going to be obsolete soon anyway. Your prices, your technology. The
customers will still be there but in three months all the contacts will
Int: If you could just acknowledge having
heard these questions, this will go faster. Now, have you accepted a job
offer from another employer?
Int: Have you applied for positions at
any other corporation or organization?
Int: Can you give us some idea of why you
are choosing to leave?
Caspar: Can you give me a good reason to
Int: Your performance reviews were
Int: Uh, presumably you were good
at it, and would take pride in that.
Caspar: Im only 26. If Im already
good at it, what challenge does that leave me for the rest of my life?
Caspar: Let me ask you something. Does
your job have any real honest-to-god challenge in it? Does it present
you with problems you cant solve?
Int: This interview is not about me.
Caspar: See? Thats why Im leaving.
You can leave yourself out of it. But I cant. I cant live in just
a small part of myself anymore.
Int: [pause] I think patience and
stability are sometimes underrated.
Caspar: Who are you trying to convince?
Me, or yourself?