RE: Recruiters

Subject: RE: Recruiters
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>
To: kittenbreath -at- hotbot -dot- com, techwr-l digest recipients <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2000 11:01:21 -0700

"Sierra Godfrey" <kittenbreath -at- hotbot -dot- com> wrote:

>I don't agree. When I did a stint in Seattle (before technical writing), I worked with about 6 recruiters. >I put in everything I could to work with
>them--I really needed a job. One was good, but like the rest, even he wouldn't return my calls unless I >called. I think it's hit or miss.


>Just be careful and don't ever completely trust a recruiter (Unless you're Bruce, in which case you have >everey reason to trust them.)

Hmmm... maybe I should review some of those stock certificates
(but condominiums in the Everglades seemed like such a good
idea!). Evidently, I'm naive, or possibly so pitifully innocent
that the sharks don't have the heart to attack? Just call me
Little Nell... and please, sir, won't you buy my matches?

I wonder if the difference in reactions is an American/Canadian
thing? Possibly, Canadian recruiters are more restricted in what
they can do, like lawyers? Or have Canadian writers found
recruiters just as impossible as American writers have?

Bruce Byfield, Outlaw Communications
Contributing Editor, Maximum Linux
bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com | Tel: 604.421.7189

"I dig a ditch, I shape a stone,
Another battlement for his throne,
Another day on earth has flown,
We're all working for the Pharaoh."
-Richard Thompson, "Pharaoh"

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