Re: job-hunt weirdness

Subject: Re: job-hunt weirdness
From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: Dana Worley <dana -at- campbellsci -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 09 Jul 2009 14:00:25 -0400

Um, when they describe the exact job you are currently doing, that's not
an exact match? Perhaps they had additional but unstated criteria. "Must
NEVER have used Lisp, Smalltalk, or Ruby." And you've mentioned them.

But the original question was about why the job, after not bringing in
the obviously qualified candidate, apparently does not get filled, and
gets re-posted. Those of us who have been on the hiring end know all
about the crazy things that happen on the inside of companies. Like the
hiring manager who quits. You don't get a reply from him, of course, and
his successor just starts the process over again a month or two later.

Dana Worley wrote:
> On Wednesday, July 08, 2009, Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare, consultRE: job-hunt
> weirdness wrote:

> If you are not called in for an interview, the major cause is likely that *you did not fit the
> description of what the organization was looking for*!
>
> YOU may think your skills are a perfect match to the job description. The hiring manager
> obviously thinks differently.
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Follow-Ups:

References:
Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: Erik Hare
Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: jlshaeffer
RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare, consultant)
RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: Dana Worley

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