Re: Recruiting dilemma

Subject: Re: Recruiting dilemma
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2013 10:44:33 -0800

The most irritating thing I have noticed is a lack of knowledge of US geography (I've worked in enough global orgs to be able to listen through most accents, and there is enough turnover in recruiters that ignorance of employment law isn't an indication of anything other than ignorance of employment law). It doesn't take very many instances of recruiters contacting you in California about 3 month contracts in Minnesota or Georgia to realize that the person sending the message has no idea where any US location is. Although given the state of the US education system, it is becoming increasingly possible that such messages may be originating from people born and raised right here.

Gene Kim-Eng


On 13-Feb-2013, at 9:23 PM, "William Sherman" <bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com> wrote:
> I have found this to be an issue in two instances: when the person speaking has such a thick
>accent you cannot understand them and when they send contracts that ignore most of what
>we take for granted in employment laws.

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References:
Recruiting dilemma: From: Chris Morton
Re: Recruiting dilemma: From: William Sherman
RE: Recruiting dilemma: From: Debbie Hemstreet
RE: Recruiting dilemma: From: Weissman, Jessica
Re: Recruiting dilemma: From: William Sherman
Re: Recruiting dilemma: From: Reshma

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