[Chicago-talk] Recruiter spam

Nola Stowe mrnicksgirl at gmail.com
Fri Mar 23 06:35:01 PDT 2007

Yeah. i dont really mind being contated by recruiters who have done a
bit of research. I have a guy from microsoft  who follows  me on
chi-PHP who checks on me from time to time to see if I have learned c#
yet, hehe

On 3/23/07, Jonathan Rockway <jon at jrock.us> wrote:
> On Thursday 22 March 2007 16:17, Shawn Carroll wrote:
> > It was unsoliciatated commercial email.  I have no relationship with
> > this guy,  I didn' intiate the discussion.  That's spam by most
> > definitions, there is no need for a diluge for it to be spam. IMHO
> No, that's not what spam is.  Spam is unsolicited BULK commercial e-mail.
> Bulk in this case means millions of untargeted messages.  20 messages to
> different people on a mailing list is poor etiquette, but it's not spam.
> FWIW, I got 3 messages about this.  One before I started at Performics, and
> two after.
> If you're split on whether or not to apply, consider the following perks:
>  * Perl is a 'first-class' language, not a legacy thing that people
> constantly
> make fun of.  New development is done in Perl every day; one of our core
> apps
> is Perl.  The Perl team isn't small, either, so you'll have plenty of
> opportunities to interact with lots of other Perl people.  (Our other app is
> Java, and I think it's about a 50/50 split between Java and Perl.)
>  * Lots of free food.  We have free lunches on Tuesday which is always quite
> delicious... and food seems to show up on other days, too.
> Also, benefits are a lot better than what I got at UofC, and my cost is
> lower.
> Hope this helps more than a generic recruiting e-mail.
> --
> package JAPH;use Catalyst qw/-Debug/;($;=JAPH)->config(name => do {
> $,.=reverse qw[Jonathan tsu rehton lre rekca Rockway][$_].[split //,
> ";$;"]->[$_].q; ;for 1..4;$,=~s;^.;;;$,});$;->setup;

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