Seeking a position as necromancer

Looking for a job for the first time in years, I’m being introduced to the wonders of online application forms, some of which appear to have been designed by applications programmers with no comprehension of what non-programming jobs entail. But a few drop-down menus contain hidden delights.

At one consulting firm, the options for “Salutation” include Alhaji, His Holiness (I thought that Pope was a salaried job), Jonkheer (no, I had no idea what that was, either), and Viscount. I went with Field Marshal.

And here’s the first page of the menu for “Languages” at an international-development contractor.


They appear to have positions available in Ur and Kush.