[clug] Google recruitment

David Tulloh david at tulloh.id.au
Wed Aug 1 14:11:47 GMT 2007

Mine was identical, except for the name at the top.  It's a fairly 
obvious mail merge job.
I liked the list of skills bit though, I think most people would 
consider themselves to have strong skills in one of the list and 
horoscope style blindness makes us think "they're talking about me".


Hugh Fisher wrote:
> OK, here's what I got:
> -- 
> Subject: Google would like to converse with you
> Hi Hugh,
> My name is Bianca Medina and I am a Recruiter for the Google.com 
> Engineering team. I found you on the Internet and I am interested to 
> know more about your past work experience and openness to new 
> opportunities. We currently have positions available at Google that 
> may be a good match for you. I am looking for engineers with very 
> strong coding skills in C, C++, Java software engineering, system 
> administration knowledge, and networking skills. I am hoping you could 
> help me.
> I hope you are not bothered by my networking attempt. If you are not 
> interested or available, but would like to forward my name and contact 
> information to your friends or colleagues, I would appreciate that.
> Thank you and hope to hear from you soon.
> P.S. If this is not a good time or if you are not interested, please 
> reply and let me know. I will update our database and you will not be 
> contacted again in the future.
> Kind Regards,
> Bianca Medina
> Recruiting team for
> Google.com engineering.
> Google Inc.
> 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
> Mountain View, CA 94043
> biancam at google.com
> (650) 253-8257

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