- Open email
- Click link in email
- Go to the job noted in email and click on link
- Here you have the breakdown (which describes the job, the role, the pay, etc. -- all the details). Awesome! So you print that out and go, right? Nope. It's some stupid framed deal with a scroll window. If you hit print, you only get what's showing on the screen, so you miss half-to-two-thirds of the breakdown. And no, you can't just go paperless because, of course, it's not mobile compatible. So you have to ...
- Highlight the text for copying and pasting. But not so fast. There's a bunch of boxes and other formatting there, so if you Select All, you'll get a huge mess when you paste it into a document, even if you have it paste text only without formatting. (Basically, the text will go into a one-inch wide column for 10 or 12 pages.) So you very carefully select only the text within the box and you forego some of the crucial information outside of it.
- Open Word document
- Paste into Word document. Awesome! All done now, right? Nope. They use some shitty, barely readable gray-scaled font that their stupid designer thought would look pretty but didn't consider, again, any impact whatsoever on the end user, so you ...
- Select all text
- Click on font color (auto) to make it black. And now you're ready to ...
And that's all there is to it! Genius!
Isn't it bizarre that a major reason I would have for leaving this agency is the website it uses? I wonder if that was ever on their minds when they designed it?
(And I have pointed out this issue. Immediately after the site went live.)