Re: job-hunt weirdness

Subject: Re: job-hunt weirdness
From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 16:26:33 -0400

Robert Lauriston wrote:
> It always seems odd to me when these online applications let you
> upload a resume but not a cover letter.

The resume is expected to have entries that can be neatly separated into
pre-identified categories and lists of keywords. The operation can be
automated, and apparently is.

The cover letter is more of an open format, and parsing it requires
thought. They would have to hire someone to read it--perhaps someone who
could actually understand the meanings and the implications of the
terminology that you might use.

My constant wise-guy remarks in this forum are supposed to be funny, but
I fear they may instead be true.
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Follow-Ups:

References:
Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: Erik Hare
Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: Dana Worley
RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: Dana Worley
Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: Robert Lauriston

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