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Subject:Re: Appalled, eh? From:Michal Sirton <michal-l -at- ORBOTECH -dot- CO -dot- IL> Date:Thu, 4 Feb 1999 12:44:28 +0200
Lorrie Staples writes:
>If he had such a problem with the person's not following the requested
>directions, it galled me that he would waste both his and the
>candidate's time with interviewing them just so he could "browbeat" them
>over not following directions and use it to low-ball them on salary.
Isn't this the same Andrew Plato who last month was complaining about the
scarcity of qualified applicants? Maybe word of his interview techniques
has gotten around. I know of a couple people in my area with a reputation
for nastiness or pettiness in interviews. They may get plenty of
applications from desperate beginners but experienced writers around here
avoid them. When you already have half-a-dozen jobs to choose from, why
bother interviewing with someone whose reputation indicates you would not
enjoy working with them?
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