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Subject:Resume and Coverletter Game (I'm Appalled) From:stark vision <stark_vision -at- HOTBOT -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 4 Feb 1999 20:09:11 -0000
I have spent countless house preparing my resume and a cover letter,(by email and registered snail mail) only to revive no reply. Yes, I have sent a follow-up letter left numerous voice mails, and made every attempt to grovel. I have always felt that its standard issue to send a cover letter with a resume, but lately it seems that the bearly register on the scale. Should I now stop and send just a resume? You may be the only one in the western world who at least appreciates the effort that some people make.
It seems to me that courtesy and manners seem to illude
those that are doing the hiring these days. Even a quick email from those in power would help, if letter writing is too much of a strain.
I'm in favor of doing away with all these games. As a former manager I answered "all of the responses to a posted posistion." I wish some of you out there would do the same :-)