[linux-audio-dev] job offer... [Fwd: Algorithm Development Manager (Full-Time)]

Fons Adriaensen fons.adriaensen at skynet.be
Fri Aug 25 23:44:33 UTC 2006

On Sat, Aug 26, 2006 at 12:06:16AM +0200, David Olofson wrote:

> What really annoys me about these is that they're usually written to 
> give the impression of a personal message from someone who would know 
> what you're doing and what kind of social network you have. Sometimes 
> you can't really tell without reading the entire mail. "Did I meet 
> this person somewhere...? Is this someone I know from a mailing list 
> or something?"

Got one too. IMHO this *is* a form of spamming. But at least this one
was informative as it rather clearly listed the requirements. Compare
that with this gem I received both at home and at work some time ago:

> As I have already reviewed your background through our confidential
> research process, I think you might be interested in a job opportunity
> we are presently working on. One of our major European client is hiring
> IT and programming talents for a new development center.
> In order for me to go any further with your package to be reviewed by
> my client, I must have your completed background to date, including your
> latest CV, any creative work and references.


Lascia la spina, cogli la rosa.

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