Big City Small World S01E02 - Job offer


Harry: So how are things going, mate?

Johnny: Good. Things are good. I'm really enjoying my joblots of work, but I'll be rich in three years!

Harry: You work all the time. I don't know how you manage it. You should take a break some time, come and play football with me!

Johnny: Too busy, mate, too busy. Venture capitalit's so exciting right now. All the opportunities opening up in China. And I'm here to make the most of it! You should think about changing your job, Harryget a piece of the action!

Harry: You're rightI'm always thinking about changing jobsbut I only know about computers, nothing else.

Johnny: There are lots of computer experts around. You need to specialise!

Harry: Perhaps you're right, but I really like my job.

Johnny: Is the money good?

Harry: Not bad

Johnny: But not good?

Harry: Well, I could find a job that pays more, but I would enjoy it less

Johnny: You could come and work for our company!

Harry: Hmmmis that an offer?

Johnny: YesI'm serious! Listen, I'll have a word with the human resources people tomorrow. I know there are some vacancies at the moment in the IT teamyou'd easily get it. Have to go now, see you soon.

Harry: Yeah, cheers, see you mate.

Olivia: Hi there! You on your own?

Harry: Yeah, Johnny's just gone off to work

Olivia: As always. Never stops, that boy.

Harry: Talking of which, what are you doing here? Shouldn't you be in the shop?

Olivia: I'm just taking a break. I'm fed up of standing in that shop selling shoes all day, to tell you the truth.

Harry: They're very nice shoes, though.

Olivia: All hand made, of course. But, like I say, I don't want to spend the rest of my life running that shop.

Harry: You could sell your shoes on the web.

Olivia: That's right! I've thought about that already

Harry: Have you got anybody to set up a website for you?

Olivia: Nobut I did thinkI was wonderingI don't suppose....

Harry: What?

Olivia:…that you'd be interested?

Harry: Me? Do your website for you?

Olivia: Well, yeahI'd like someone I knowsomeone I can trust

Harry: Well, I guess I could do it, sureI'll have to think

Olivia: Hi Fadi! How are you doing? Do you know my friend Harry?

Fadi: Nonice to meet you!

Harry: Yeahyou toocheers.

Olivia: Fadi works in the restaurant business, don't you Fadi?

Fadi: Well, sort of, not exactlywe supply food to lots of restaurants, butI tell youit's a nightmare at the moment

Olivia: Oh dear. What's the problem?

Fadi: Well, there's just too much work reallycan't keep up. It's my dad's business, but he's getting old now. My uncle works with us too, but he's not really interested, so it's all up to meI can't keep track of what's coming in and going out

Harry: Sounds like you need a better stock management system!

Fadi: Yeah! That's exactly what I was thinkinghow did you know that?

Harry: That's my job, innit? I set up computerised stock management systems, all kinds of business IT solutions

Fadi: Wow! That's brilliant! Listenseriously nowwould you be interested in some work?

Harry: Ermwellyeah!.... That's three job offers I've had in the last five minutes! What should I do?