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 12:59:52 -0700

Same here, but this particular case, I'm pretty certain that the
multiple listings were the result of standard and inflexible HR

I'm also pretty certain that the first time around my resume never
reached the hiring manager.

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 12:37 PM, Gene Kim-Eng<techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
> When this sort of thing happens to me, the first thing I usually do is
> call the other people I interviewed but chose the first-place candidate
> over to see if any of them are still available.  Next, I go back to the
> stack of resumes of people I found interesting, but not quite
> interesting enough to put them in the top tier to call in for
> face-to-face.  It's only when I've run out of interesting resumes that I
> pick up the phone and order a reposting of the ad.
> Ultimately, the explanation for why any opening is still unfilled or is
> open again and you haven't gotten so much as a phone screen call is that
> your resume just didn't make the right impression with the person or
> persons selecting candidates to interview.  If you are convinced that
> your qualifications suited the requirements, the next step is to
> reassess your resume itself for clues to why they're "just not into
> you."

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