Re: job-hunt weirdness

Subject: Re: job-hunt weirdness
From: Dave Kerschbaum <dave -at- smackdabdesign -dot- com>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2009 13:58:22 -0400

I've seen this happen a few times out here in SE Michigan. In one instance,
I applied, followed up, and was told the job was on hold. A couple months
later, a recruiter called me about that same job. As it was explained to me
by a different recruiter, often a hiring manager gets the OK to post a job,
but then budgets are reviewed later in the quarter and that job that was
posted gets put on hold until the next quarter.

Dave Kerschbaum
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On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 1:15 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>wrote:

> 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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