Re: Need advice - being criticized for helping

Subject: Re: Need advice - being criticized for helping
From: Toni Williams TPG/SG <towilliams -at- PROCYONGROUP -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 6 May 1999 10:52:09 -0700

I don't think passing on a lead is the same thing as allowing someone to use
you as a reference. I don't think the
original poster meant this at all.

Toni

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Caroline Briggs (Pachaud) (Exchange)
> [SMTP:carolinp -at- EXCHANGE -dot- MICROSOFT -dot- COM]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 05, 1999 9:21 PM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: Need advice - being criticized for helping
>
> I agree that most jobs are filled by people who network, and I don't think
> that's a bad thing. I certainly don't think that using one's professional
> contacts, even at one remove, qualify as laziness. I would not
> indiscriminately pass on job leads, though. After all, your reputation is
> at
> stake, right? If you let someone use your name as a reference, even just
> to
> get a foot in the door, you're saying that you believe the person is
> reliable, qualified, etc.
>
> Caroline
>
>


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