Rising star

Today I helped Mattias to jump-start his career. I had seen an ad from Microsoft, which said that Microsoft needed testers for some of their yet-to-be-released products. They were looking for people between between the ages of eight and 70 to try out new voice-recognition features.
I took Mattias there and they set him to work for about an hour. When he was done, he collected his salary of 100 Swedish crowns (around 15 USD), and, as a Christmas bonus, a box of chocolate pralines. He was extremely satisfied with his first ever day of work, and is now looking forward to his future career.

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3 Responses to Rising star

  1. Laura says:

    That’s awesome! He’s learning some good life lessons :-)

    Btw, I heard Microsoft is looking for beta testers for their new Flight game.
    I dont think they get paid, but if he’s interested in ever becoming a game tester its something that he can include in his resume.

    My younger brother loves playing flight simulation games an is dying to get into the beta :-)

  2. Maggie says:

    That’s so great! I’m glad he had a good time. :)

    Also, Antonia I have a question that might seem silly. When you say Swedish crowns, are those the same as krona?

  3. Araceli Estrada says:

    So cute!! I think it’s great that he has such an interest in technology. So responsible and adult of him. =)

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