My email response to a recruiter who was looking for an experienced software engineer (like myself) for a bank in Zürich…
(10. of December, 2019)
I hope you are well.
This project would be at a Bank and I would like to know if you are still interested?
The rate would be CHF 560.- all-inclusive daily.
Thank you for your reply in advance.
(on 10. of December, 2019)
As I wrote in my CV and in my software profile: “I don’t work for socially and environmentally irresponsible sectors like defense, finance and chemistry (see below, why I left the Swiss CFA society).”
Did you think, I don’t mean it seriously?
I responded to your contact request because you wrote “globally operating Zurich based company in the IT sector.” (i.e. it wasn’t clear that you were looking for someone for a bank).
So, I wouldn’t work for a bank, unless it has an absolute ethical and green investment policy.
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