[THIN] Re: OT: Recruiters, what's up with them lately?

This would be a worthy candidate to the old "obfuscated C source code"
contest that used to be held annually.

Oops, showing both my age and heritage in one email.

-----Original Message-----
From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
Behalf Of Arthur Reyes
Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2005 11:00 AM
To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [THIN] Re: OT: Recruiters, what's up with them lately?


I think you're on the verge of a new geek code!  ITeek code?

From: Me
To: You
Subject: Job Req

R u l337 > Skz M$ | grep W2k3
Root+
Cmd+/-

Translation:
Need System Administrator with 5 - 7 years experience in a Wintel
Environment running Microsoft, specifically Microsoft Windows 2003.
Experience in writing scripts a plus.  Working from the command line is
nice, but not needed.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Braebaum, Neil
> Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2005 9:51 AM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: OT: Recruiters, what's up with them lately?
>
> Why don't they just cut to the chase and ask:-
>
> "R U eL33T"? ;-)
>
> Neil
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:thin-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Arthur Reyes
> > Sent: 08 February 2005 15:35
> > To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [THIN] OT: Recruiters, what's up with them lately?
> >
> >
> > I haven't been a consultant for as long as some of you, maybe
> > 7 years or so, but it seems to me that the quality of
> > solicitations from recruiters has progressively gotten worse
> > in the last couple of years or so.  I've gotten job req's
> > from free email accounts (yahoo, msn, hotmail), and the
> > grammar and language has gotten progressively worse as well.
> > Granted, it's common and accepted for the initial call to be
> > fielded by a recruiter or intern who isn't knowledgeable
> > about every IT job out there, but come on!  The following
> > solicitation seemed so absurd to me that I've been saving it
> > as an example of the worse recruitment attempt out there.  It
> > seriously gave me a giggle.  I'd love to see some more
> > examples out there, I need a good laugh.
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: <. . .>
> > > Sent: <. . .>
> > > To: <. . .>
> > > Subject: meta Systems Admintrator
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > > Pl send me ur resume in word format with ur phone numbers if your
> > > interested for the below mentioned req.......
> > > Here the req goes......
> > >
> > > Req: meta Systems Admintrator
> > > Duration: 3 Months
> > > Location: Sunnyvale, CA.
> > <. . .>
>
>
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