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Subject:Re: Bad Employers/Clients List??? From:"Huber, Mike" <mrhuber -at- SOFTWARE -dot- ROCKWELL -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 2 May 1997 10:26:20 -0500
Another alternative might be to simply provide a venue where we could ask
"Anybody work for X? How was it?" and get private answers. Seems a lot
safer to me. No single blacklist owned by somebody who could get sued, no
"published" record where "whiners" could get in trouble, the control of the
information stays close to the source.
Personally, I'd be wary of placing my bad experiences on a public list, and
more likely to reply privately to an individual query.
Mike -dot- huber -at- software -dot- rockwell -dot- com
Grammar and spelling are tools to be used in moderation.
From: RJACOBSE -at- GPS -dot- COM [SMTP:RJACOBSE -at- GPS -dot- COM]
Sent: Friday, May 02, 1997 10:04 AM
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Subject: Re: Bad Employers/Clients List???
Immediate reaction: Hey, cool.
Secondary reaction: Would this be lawsuit bait?
Hmmmmm. (Brer Fox and Brer Bear consider more.....)
I think anyone considering creating such a resource had best consult an
attourney. I DO like the idea of having a source for US to check
for a change.
Here's a thought: Is there anything preventing a contractor or a
prospective employee from requesting references from a company? Is anyone
currently doing just that?