About once a month, I get a certain type of email from a jobseeker. It’s usually sent to the generic firstname.lastname@example.org account, but not always. Often, the email has a résumé attached, but not always. But all of these emails having something in common: they come from a jobseeker who has unwittingly become a spammer.
Monthly Archives: October 2013
Now for the conservative folk, this may not be a post you will want to read. On the other hand, if you are even a bit curious about what Miley Cyrus could possibly offer to business development, please stay tuned. I promise it’ll be worth it or at least interesting.
Years ago I interviewed for a job in Indianapolis where one of the “nice-to-haves” was proficiency in Spanish. I checked the box because I studied the language in college, and mostly forgot about indicating my knowledge until the telephone interview. When the day arrived, the conversation with the hiring manager started out well. She asked […]
People looking for jobs in Indianapolis–or looking to network in general–often ask me to sit down and chat. I try to ask for an agenda before making the appointment. This often surprises people. They say things like “I know you are really busy” or “I know your time is valuable” before giving me a topic […]
Avoiding them doesn’t work. Scolding them doesn’t work. But you can fight fire with fire.