job-hunt weirdness

Subject: job-hunt weirdness
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2009 10:15:44 -0700

I've been noticing an odd phenomenon lately.

I'll apply for a job that's a very close match to my skill set and
experience. Given the bad economy in general, the slump in the
software industry in particular, and California's unemployment rate of
11.5% and rising, I figure they're getting hundreds of responses, so
I'm not surprised not to hear back. What does surprise me is that a
month or so later I'll see them relist the job.

This has happened half a dozen times now. I really can't imagine
what's going on at these places. Is anyone here on the other side of
this and able to offer some insight?

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