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: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 09:19:50 -0700

In most cases, I wouldn't want to work for a company where I'd have to
pepper my resume with keywords in order to get it through HR to the
hiring manager.

But there are exceptions.

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 2:49 PM, Gene Kim-Eng<techwr -at- genek -dot- com> 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.
>
> Gene Kim-Eng
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Keith Hood" <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>
>>
>> That's not the only difference. Filter software also can't experience a
>> good visceral reaction. A good resume - one that the hiring decider puts on
>> the short stack - has to include what he wants to see. That goes way beyond
>> making sure all the right words and catchphrases are in and exclamation
>> marks are out. The resume still has to be well organized so he doesn't form
>> the impression that you're sloppy. It still has to engage his interest, and
>> that requires a human angle in the resume.
>
>
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Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: Keith Hood
Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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