Re: Getting Hired...Opinion #2500

Subject: Re: Getting Hired...Opinion #2500
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 08:18:58 -0800 (PST)

> with newbies, like the dotcom boom). How many direct-hire
> jobs have you gotten by submitting this six-page resume to
> advertised positions (as opposed to getting hired by companies
> you originally contracted for or that you made contact with
> through referrals)?

I've applied to three direct hire positions and got all three; one
where I was a contractor previously which according to your criteria
doesn't count. The one where I am now, and one where I was hired as a
contractor with the requirement to be converted to employee 90 days
after hire (though three months later they put a freeze across the

The two that count, having the long resume showing a wide range of
expereinces was part of the determination.

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer

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