RE: How to get a job in these challenging times

Subject: RE: How to get a job in these challenging times
From: "Suzanne Chiles" <suzchiles -at- pobox -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 4 Aug 2002 12:21:52 -0700


Very good advice, but I would take exception to this:

>
> 7. Ignore Monster. These job boards are mostly a waste of time.
> You'll never get
> a decent job from them. And while you're at it, blow off
> recruiters. You think
> you're having a hard time getting work? Recruiters are an
> endangered species.
> Don't get to close to them, they might contaminate you with their
> stench of
> failure.

I just landed an $80K a year position from a recruiter who found my resume
on Monster. They were looking for someone with several different technical
skill areas and found that I met them all.

But, for absolute sure, putting your resume on Monster is, maybe, 1% of the
effort of finding a job in this economy.

I got this one because I really do love software technology and have had the
good fortune to have worked on some very exciting and technically demanding
projects.

luck to all,
Suzanne


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How to get a job in these challenging times: From: Andrew Plato

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