Re: The Hunt for the Perfect Employee

Subject: Re: The Hunt for the Perfect Employee
From: Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: William Sherman <bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2012 16:07:56 -0700 (PDT)

Cool. A chance to travel and see the world and get paid for it. Jump on it quick before they hire someone else.


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From: William Sherman <bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2012 5:38 PM
Subject: The Hunt for the Perfect Employee

Key words?  These guys get so desperate sometimes.  In the next to last paragraph of my very long resume, which means I did this long ago, is a short blurb about working on " Improved TOW Vehicle (M901 ITV) based on M113 Armored Personnel Carrier tracked vehicle".

So I get a job email today.



M113 Mechanics Needed

... I JUST got an opportunity for 10-15 M113 mechanics to take on a contract in Iraq  ...



It would really be nice if these people would actually READ a resume before sending out this type of email.  About 80% of my resume says my jobs were technical writer. NONE of them say mechanic anywhere.  Obviously there is one hit on M113 and they ran with it.

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