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I'm new to the listserv, but I have been lurking here for about four months
now. I have just accepted an internship to work for InSystems. This is the
company that Beth Agnew represents. I was offered several positions, but
because of Beth's postings to the listserv I chose her company over the
While I met Beth only once and this was during the interview process, her
postings to this listserv has given me (I think) an insight into her
professionalism and dedication to her craft. I feel very fortunate to have
the opportunity to work with her in the new year. I don't know how postings
influence the hiring process, but in my case it did influence my decision
in terms of where I wanted to do my co-op term.
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: Hiring Scenario
> Date: Wednesday, December 17, 1997 10:54 AM
> I understand from some colleagues back in South Dakota that one reason I
> considered for a job (for which I was eventually hired) was that they had
> liked some of my postings on certain listservs. It can make a
> it makes sense to be careful about what you say, both to protect yourself
> folks have no idea how many cute but perhaps inappropriate comments I've
> decided not to send your way) and to promote yourself--the Internet is
> only a network, it's a place to network. ;)
> Tony G. Rocco wrote:
> > Julie, is this a purely hypothetical scenario or have you experienced
> > something along these lines yourself? Has anyone had something they
> > to this list used for or against them, to the best of their knowledge?
> > would be interested in hearing about it. Thanks.
> > - tgr
> > At 1:10 PM -0500 12/17/97, Julie F. Sullivan wrote:
> > >People, your posts are preserved for all to see in the archives. Don't
> > >foolish and write something that could hurt you two years from now!
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