[rescue] Interesting bit on Multics

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Mon Oct 27 14:22:08 CST 2003

On Mon, Oct 27, 2003 at 10:51:01AM -0500, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> Glad you like headhunters.... during my aprox 1 yr of unemployment
> (I'm almost employed... I'm told it's a sure thing by I'm trying
> not to count my "chickens"...) I have found them 100% useless.  The
> ones I met with in person IMHO are not qualified to judge qualified
> candidates for a technical job.  They do not have the skill to 
> evaluate me as a candidate for any job... why... because I'm not
> a certification hound... it makes them tough for them to place
> me.... because they can't easily match up all the 3 and 4 letter
> abbreviations with the 3 to 4 letter abbreviations that either the
> employer listed or someone higher up at the headhunter created out
> of the job requirements..... (I'm probably exagerating some based
> on the way I feel... but so be it :-) ).

Best headhunter quote I've gotten:

"Solaris certification.. now.. what does that mean, exactly?"


bill bradford
mrbill at mrbill.net
austin, texas

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