RE: What would you do?

Subject: RE: What would you do?
From: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>
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Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2017 19:50:44 +0000

Liz Ryan wrote a column on How to Be Your Own Recruiter, or something like that.

Liz Ryan's columns on Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/lizryan/#476555334b20

Also follow The Muse on Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/dailymuse/#4d462c7b5ee2

Turn off your ad blockers on Forbes, unless you want to pay for Forbes. They are stern about that.

C.

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You might also follow *Forbes* columnist Liz Ryan on LinkedIn. I find a lot of her advice to be spot on. And she frowns on those robo-resume scanners, e.g., Taleoâas do I.

Chris Morton



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On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 2:36 PM, kafkascampi <kafkascampi -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> 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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References:
What would you do?: From: Keith Hood
Re: What would you do?: From: Peter Neilson
Re: What would you do?: From: kafkascampi
Re: What would you do?: From: Chris Morton

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