Re: job-hunt weirdness

Subject: Re: job-hunt weirdness
From: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 18:04:17 -0400

Gene Kim-Eng wrote:
> True enough, but if you think your resume isn't even making it past the
> software to a human reader, it's a moot point.

My cynical self (one of many, I fear) worries that when the job ad
includes requirements such as "editting, C+, Pearl, MSEXCELL," or other
typos, perhaps I should be creating a resume that contains the very
misspellings that appeared in the ad, in order to pass what I imagine is
in their filter.

I've never done this. Should I? Do I want to work for a place that not
only uses bad copy-editing, but actively selects for it?
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Free Software Documentation Project Web Cast: Covers developing Table of
Contents, Context IDs, and Index, as well as Doc-To-Help
2009 tips, tricks, and best practices.
http://www.doctohelp.com/SuperPages/Webcasts/

Help & Manual 5: The complete help authoring tool for individual
authors and teams. Professional power, intuitive interface. Write
once, publish to 8 formats. Multi-user authoring and version control! http://www.helpandmanual.com/

---
You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
or visit http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/options/techwr-l/archive%40web.techwr-l.com


To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com

Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwr-l.com/ for more resources and info.

Please move off-topic discussions to the Chat list, at:
http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/listinfo/techwr-l-chat


Follow-Ups:

References:
Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: Keith Hood
Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: Gene Kim-Eng

Previous by Author: Re: Red SAVE Button - Thank you Thank you
Next by Author: Re: Brainstorming: Help vs Tutorial (why, concept, etc)
Previous by Thread: Re: job-hunt weirdness
Next by Thread: Re: job-hunt weirdness


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads