SPUG: Avoid this recruiter?

Andrew Sweger andrew at sweger.net
Thu Jan 10 12:13:31 CST 2002

Gee. I hope there aren't any technical recruiters subscribed to this list
(for any prospective employers you may be considering).

(Well, in fact, there are. Surprisingly savvy ones at that. But we won't
name names. :)

On Thu, 10 Jan 2002, Steve Cartoon wrote:

> G'day!
>    I was able to contact this guy yesterday. He told me the location of the 
> jobs were in Seattle and BALLARD, not BELLINGHAM.
>    Sheesh. Perl/Web development jobs (or indeed any sort of computing jobs) 
> are apparently non-existent in Skagit or Whatcom Counties, so this lead 
> turned out to be a really big disappointment.
>    But giving out disappointment would appear to be this guy's main 
> pleasure...I really hate 'technical recruiters'...most of them don't have a 
> fraction of our knowledge and probably use O'Reilly books to prop up their 
> tables or boost up their flowerpots...
>    Anyways, just wanted to let you lot know that he gave me a different job 
> location area...

Andrew B. Sweger -- The great thing about multitasking is that several
                                things can go wrong at once.

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