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Subject:Re: resume fondling -- am I being too picky? From:Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 29 Apr 2005 16:23:07 -0400
> If you have a position to fill and won't fill it because nobody meets your
> inflexibly high standards (we're talking about rejecting candidates
> because of minor problems with their resumes), how are you getting
> anything done?
How am I getting anything done? Intelligently. I don't have inflexibly
high standards, but I do expect a degree of formality and accuracy in
presentation of qualifications.
> My standards for technical writers are based on delivering high quality
> documentation quickly. With that in mind, I'll gladly hire a flawed writer
> who is competent, hardworking, and willing to learn, rather than waiting
> for a brilliant and innovative candidate who may never appear.
Well, I never said any of the things you claim I do, so I don't really
know how to respond.
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