Recruiters STILL don't get it

Subject: Recruiters STILL don't get it
From: Bill Hartzer <XBJH%mimi -at- MAGIC -dot- ITG -dot- TI -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 1996 13:30:29 -0500

What's wrong with this job listing that I came across on the internet
recently? Apparently, recruiters STILL don't get it. Since when do
programmer/analyst positions require technical writing skills? This is
probably a mistake, but unfortunately it's all too typical of the
recruiting industry nowadays.

JOB #: 5045
TITLE: Programmer/Analyst
DURATION: 4 Weeks
SKILLS: TECHNICAL WRITER, MICROSOFT WORD
A PLUS:
JOB DESCRIPTION: Writing an ON-LINE User Manual for a Volumetric
Reporting System
NO. OF POSITIONS: 1
WHEN: ASAP
WHERE: Oklahoma
COMMENTS:
Please contact M.C. BAYER OR D.D. DONATO 1-800-854-0581 (voice)
OR fax resume 1-901-320-7103 OR 1-90l-320-7950 (attention BAYER
or DONATO) or E-MAIL to rexmem -at- ix -dot- netcom -dot- com
Please mention Job # when responding...Thanks!!

Regards,
Bill Hartzer Bill Hartzer
Contract Tech Writer President
Texas Instruments, Inc. Highfield Marketing Group, Inc.
Dallas, TX USA Irving, TX USA
xbjh -at- msg -dot- ti -dot- com Highfield -at- aol -dot- com
(214) 575 - 2041 (800) 664 - 3251 toll free
(214) 798 - 2976 voice pager (214) 432 - 0152 fax
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TalentBank(tm), an electronically searchable resume database full of
quality professionals in the computer, high-tech, and technical writing
industries. Never a fee for applicants. Employers and recruiters
can search thousands of resumes electronically on their desktops while
applicants can reach thousands of employers with their resume."
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