Re: job-hunt weirdness

Subject: Re: 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: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 12:09:15 -0700

I got an explanation for one of those: they used the same ad for two
openings, and the second hire couldn't begin work as planned.

On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 10:15 AM, 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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