Re: What would you do?

Subject: Re: What would you do?
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:30:13 -0500

On Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:12:25 -0500, Keith Hood <bus -dot- write -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

... The recruiter asked me to edit my resume to show experience with
about half a dozen things I've never done, to match things in the
description, and email him that new version.

The idea is, apparently, to get you past HR's filter that looks at the requirements as a checklist of scoring system. The company is using software instead of human interaction to select appropriate candidates. The whole stinking mess speaks poorly of the recruiter and the hiring company.

You are up against, of course, people who have certificates that say they can do this stuff. Some of them might even have a certificate in Written English. Do you?

You might look at the advice offered by Nick Corcodilos (look him up), who routinely slams such tactics on his website.
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