RE: Anyone paid WorkTree?

Subject: RE: Anyone paid WorkTree?
From: "Jane Carnall" <jane -dot- carnall -at- digitalbridges -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2002 12:06:56 +0100


I haven't paid for any of the resume sites up to now, but I also have
>gotten absolutely zero response. I'm thinking about giving the largest
>one, http://www.worktree.com, $47 in exchange for access to their bank
>of jobs and recruiters.
>Does anyone have experience with worktree.com? I don't think it's a
>scam, but I don't want to pay $47 for nothing---I already get that for
>free from monster and dice. Any advice is appreciated.

I know nothing about WorkTree - I haven't even looked at their website. My
thoughts are, though, that the first question you should ask (actually, it's
about the first thirty questions, but I simplify) "What exactly are these
people doing to earn my 47 dollars?" If they're doing no more than the
people who run monster or dice do, then it's a scam. If they won't tell you
what they're doing, I would say it's very likely that it's a scam. If they
tell you that they know lots and lots of recruiters personally and can put
you in touch with the perfect job for you even before it's been advertised,
then it's DEFINITELY a scam: that's no more than a good job agency is
SUPPOSED to do, without charging you a fee to do it. (They get their money
when they place you in a job, not before.)

Jane Carnall
The word stifle is an anagram of itself.
Unless stated otherwise, these opinions are mine, and mine alone. Apologies
for the long additional sig: it is added automatically and outwith my
control. Home: hj -dot- carnall -at- virgin -dot- net


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Anyone paid WorkTree?: From: Jeffrey Osier-Mixon

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