[Haskell-cafe] Google headhunters

Alp Mestanogullari alpmestan at gmail.com
Tue Dec 3 23:50:32 UTC 2013

I have been hit by a few since the beginning of the summer too. All of them
were actual recruiters, I exchanged a few emails with some of them and had
one on the phone. I think they are expanding a few teams in Europe and are
just looking for "more new googlers than usual".

On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 11:05 PM, Joe Quinn <headprogrammingczar at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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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