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Subject:Re: Resume and Coverletter Game (I'm Appalled) From:Jerry Kenney <gmkenney -at- MINDSPRING -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 4 Feb 1999 20:47:01 -0500
"Donald R. Stovicek" wrote:
> <snip> Years ago, when personnel departments had to type out letters one at a time on a typewriter, it seemed you always got a response, even if it was negative. I'm sure the same social graces could be exercised today at a fraction of the cost, but down sizing, right sizing, cost containment, and other such bottom line measures seem to take priority.
I submit the issue is not one of bottom-line measures but of a fundamental shift in the social fabric brought about by the emergence of new media. Take out your McLuhan, boys & girls. He tells all, especially in "Gutenberg Galaxy" and "Understanding Media."