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Subject:Job Announcements From:Gurudutt Kamath/Technical Writing Centre <guruk -at- GIASBM01 -dot- VSNL -dot- NET -dot- IN> Date:Mon, 24 Feb 1997 09:32:27 +0530
On Sun, 23 Feb 1997, Victor Chapel wrote:
> We're looking for a Software Technical Writer with HTML, Frame,
> Word, and Visio experience.
> Specific postions held and years of experience are not as
> important as the ability to write, listen, and learn.
> This position is not open for telecommuting.
Victor and all,
I liked the above two paragraphs. However, I feel all job announcments
should also specify, if possible, that the vacany is for "U.S. residents
only" or some such thing. When I see such announcements, I feel it is an
invitation for me -- in faraway India -- to also apply. In most cases, I
have received a reply within a few hours/days that the position is only
for US Visa holders or the like. I have stopped sending my resumes now.
However, all such announcements should give such a hint so that people
like me do not waste bandwidth applying to jobs which are not really
advertised for us. BTW, I am not talking about USA alone, I had a similar
experience with Israel.