Re: job-hunt weirdness

Subject: Re: job-hunt weirdness
From: Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 19:57:29 -0700 (PDT)

--- On Wed, 7/22/09, Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net> wrote:

> 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.

Tonto think bad idea, chemosabe. I'm pretty sure the person who wrote the job ad isn't the person who wrote the filter software, so they probably have very different ideas about spelling. But Gene is right - if you're willing to write them off, it might be amusing to see what happens if you try it.

I enjoyed the list Gene pointed us to, about the idiotic responses in interviews. Has anyone ever done a comparable list of boners from the hiring side?


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