Originally Posted by cdcox
Let's say that in your profession, you make spreadsheets to keep track of a budget for installing an assembly line that builds widgets. Then you interview for a job in a related field that is new to you where you are going to track the budget to build an assembly line that builds gadgets for the company that hires you. During the interview they ask you if you can budget this type of project. Are you going to answer, "No, I have no idea how to do that"?
Of course not. But I'm not going to lie to them and say I know what's in their spreadsheet either.