Re: What would you do?

Subject: Re: What would you do?
From: kafkascampi <kafkascampi -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2017 11:36:59 -0800

Wait--why call it lying? It's just Alternative Experience.

Seriously though, that is all kinds of bad. In no way should you do
that, and you should document your experience. I would be loath to
publicize it on a very-visible forum unless I were aware of more than
one instance of this--possibly it is an isolated occurrence or maybe a
single employee (not likely I know.)

Chris

On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 11:30 AM, Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net> wrote:
> 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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