Friday, May 18, 2012

Speaking Of The Frustrations Of Job Hunting

WSJ:
When the labor market is weak and job-seekers are desperate for work, overwhelmed recruiters sometimes default to treating applicants like cattle – an undifferentiated mass of mostly unqualified individuals firing off resumes wherever they can.

But an unhappy job applicant is unlikely to become a happy customer of your company’s goods or services...

2 comments:

arethusa said...

"When the labor market is weak and job-seekers are desperate for work, overwhelmed recruiters sometimes default to treating applicants like cattle – an undifferentiated mass of mostly unqualified individuals firing off resumes wherever they can."

With minor revisions - "academic" for "labor" and "qualified" for "unqualified" - this descries the academic job market for the past, oh, 30 years or so, maybe longer.

Withywindle said...

Moo.

 
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