Re: Recruiters who place people first...
- From: "Mike Andrews" <mikea@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 17:58:55 +0000 (UTC)
On Sun, 15 Apr 2007 23:06:56 GMT, Charlie Stross <charlie@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in <lhmaf4-i97.ln1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>:
Stoned koala bears drooled eucalyptus spittle in awe
as <salgak@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> declared:
On 14 Apr 2007 09:51:56 GMT, "Flexor" <flexor@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Hello! Look what dropped into my inbox this morning...
I have come across your CV dated 18-Jun-04 on our database and
feel that you could be perfect for a permanent Jrofcurer role
in Wiltshire that I am currently recruiting for.
Sounds familiar. Except in my case, when a current profile says "No
contracts" and NE US gets me contstant pings for 6 and 8-month gigs in
Californina, Texas, and Arizona....
I got, about a month ago, what was either an astoundingly convincingly
done phishing attack or a genuine employment feeler from someone inside
of Google. Cthulhu knows why; he seemed to have missed out on my career
subsequent to 2000. (Unless Google have some pressing, highly secret
requirement for perl-literate SF novelists. The mind, she boggles ...)
A case of beer says it was very real indeed. The Googleworks folks
have been doing this for the past 6 weeks or so.
Keep writing, Charlie! I need the release and relaxation. More in the
Merchant Princess multiverse, more in the Chthulhu-lives multiverses.
Other as you please. Oh, and tell Ian M Banks it's time for some more,
If you happen to be in the States, and it's convenient to stop by the
Oklahoma City area, let me take you to Cattlemen's Cafe. It's one of
the top dozen or so steakhouses on the continent.
I _knew_ reading this fast was going to be expensive ... .
Q: How many mathematicians does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
A: One. He gives it to six Californians, thereby reducing the problem
to the earlier joke.