[Haskell-cafe] Google headhunters

Joe Quinn headprogrammingczar at gmail.com
Tue Dec 3 22:05:23 UTC 2013

I got the same thing, but based on my github account. The person who 
contacted me has a consistent LinkedIn account, and his email passed 
SPF, DKIM, and rPTR.

On 12/3/2013 4:48 PM, Steffen Schuldenzucker wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Dec 2013 20:20:37 +0000 (UTC)
> AntC <anthony_clayden at clear.net.nz> wrote:
>> [...]
>> Re work: curiously, I recently received an unsolicited email from Google
>> inviting me to 'have a conversation' [managementspeak yeuch!].
>> This was apparently based on my volume of postings on the forum. (I
>> suspect not on their quality ;-) I suggested that first they look at my
>> LinkedIn page, which would have roughly revealed my age -- already greater
>> than yours will be when you 'come out of school'.
>> Since then, nothing. Nada. Not even an acknowledgement. Rude, I call it.
>> I think you'll find ageism is still rife in the industry.
> Sorry for totally leaving the original topic here, but:
> Same for me: Got an e-mail from some "technical sourcer", replied (I'll actually be looking for a job soon), never got anything back. - Twice!
> I imagine they do a
>> forM_ (users haskell_cafe) $ \u ->
>>    when ("functional" `elem` words (linkedin_page u)) $ send (std_email u) u
> , but with several agents which don't sync back their results.
> Doesn't seem to be age-related, though. (I'm 25)
> -- Steffen

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