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George Johnston March 2012 Entries
[Dear Recruiter] Do you have any disabilities?
Recruiter letter for a technical position: ... Do you have any disabilities that prevent you from successfully performing the essential functions of this job with or without accommodations? ... My response: Robin -- The only qualification I can see as a hiderence to my ability to perform is my lack of fingers. I find that if I mash the keyboard enough with my stubs, I eventually can get the code to compile correctly. Will this be a problem? Thank you,George Her response: [None] So much for being ......

Posted On Thursday, March 29, 2012 11:56 AM

[Dear Recruiter] I developed in Mo'Fusion
Forward: Sometimes I really feel like technology recruiters have no experience or knowledge of the field they are recruting for. A warning to those companies hiring technical recruiters -- ensure that the technical recruiters you hire to fill a position are actually technical. Here's proof below, where I make up completely ridiculous technologies, but still have interest from the recruiter for an interview. Letter to me: Hello - Your name came up as a possible match for a long term contract Cold ......

Posted On Thursday, March 29, 2012 11:51 AM

[Dear Recruiter] I'm an engineer trapped in a kittens body.
Aditya -- I am very interested in pursuing the opportunity you've presented to me. Let me assure you, there are very few individuals in Indianapolis with the skill set which I have so passionately trained to acquire. Accompanying my skill set I do have a few quirks that you'll need to be okay with prior to placing me at a company. Bluntly, I feel like I'm a software engineer trapped in a cute little kitten's body. I find that I am most comfortable going to work with a few stripes and whiskers painted ......

Posted On Thursday, March 29, 2012 11:47 AM

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