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What a great trick. For one job I applied for, it told me the job shop has
an exclusive, because the job req doesn't appear anywhere else -- even on
the company's web site.
Very useful info! Thanks!
On Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 9:48 AM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
> If it's a direct hire position, try pasting some of the boilerplate into a
> Google search. More often than not, part of the job or company description
> will take you to the position posted on the company's own web site.
> There are currently about a half dozen writer positions in my area (I've
> actually interviewed for a few of them, but there was just no mutual magic
> there), and about two dozen recruiters emailing or posting the same job
> descriptions over and over again.
> Gene Kim-Eng
> On 6/1/2013 1:34 AM, beelia wrote:
>> Recently I called a recruiter who had pasted an enthusiastic boilerplate
>> message into a clumsy email while trying to recruit me. Inclusion of a
>> sentence that had nothing to do with the job told me she was being directed
>> by someone else.
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