RE: Employment Resources

Subject: RE: Employment Resources
From: Marilynne Smith <marilyns -at- qualcomm -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 17:07:09 -0800

I agree. I post for jobs that look interesting, even if the posting lists
requirements that I don't have on my resume. I think of the posting as telling
me about the ideal person for the job. I know I'm not ideal for that position,
but maybe that ideal person isn't answering their ads. If that's true, maybe
they'll interview me.

Marilynne <who's not looking>

At 04:53 PM 1/27/00 , Robert E. Garland wrote:
>Tony Rocca wrote:
>
>> > No offense to those who might have responded my job post, but the resumes
>> > I received
>> > left much to be desired. Is this typical for those of you in a position to
>> > hire tech writers?
<snip>

This is Tony's response
>
>One of the reasons that people may submit "inappropriate" resumes is
>because many, if not most, of the online listings ask for the
>impossible. So, folks feel that the situation is "nothing ventured,
>nothing gained".
>

>--
> Robert Garland Amateur Radio Station NX3S
> Hilltown Township Bucks County Grid FN20ii
> Pennsylvania USA robert -at- jtan -dot- com
>

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Marilynne Smith
Sr. Technical Writer
QUALCOMM
marilyns -at- qualcomm -dot- com
(858) 651-6664
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