tungwaiyip.info

home

about me

links

Blog

< September 2005 >
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
     1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 

past articles »

Click for San Francisco, California Forecast

San Francisco, USA

 

Microsoft tries to recruit ESR

Microsoft tries to recruit Eric Raymond? No, just an embarrassing mistake their recruiters made. it seems tech recruiting work like this. Go down a list of names that the recruiter has peripheral knowledge at best. Send him a spamesque email like "Hi X, we would like to speak to you about a job opening we have, ... If you know of any other qualified person, please pass this message to them." One score when the recipient replies.

Well one of these Microsoft recruiting email inadvertently goes to Eric Raymond, the most public, most outspoken sworn enemy of Microsoft. So he posted this email to the public for a good laugh. It would be more funny he went on to arrange an interview or even got an job offer from some clueless manager :)

2005.09.12 [] - comments

 

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

past articles »

 

BBC News

 

Alexei Navalny: 'More than 3,000 detained' in protests across Russia (23 Jan 2021)

 

Tse Chi Lop: Alleged Asian drug lord arrested in Amsterdam (23 Jan 2021)

 

UK PM has first call with Biden since inauguration (23 Jan 2021)

 

Larry King: Veteran US talk show host dies aged 87 (23 Jan 2021)

 

Vissarion: Is this Russian cult leader a fraud? (24 Jan 2021)

 

Covid: Italian PM brands vaccine delay 'unacceptable' (23 Jan 2021)

 

Covid: 'More deadly' UK variant claim played down by scientists (23 Jan 2021)

 

Krystina Arielle: Star Wars supports High Republic host after racist abuse (23 Jan 2021)

 

More than 4,000 Covid patients on ventilators in UK (23 Jan 2021)

 

Sri Lanka Minister who promoted 'Covid syrup' tests positive (23 Jan 2021)

more »

 

SF Gate

 

Fired Boeing CEO is now working with Bay Area tractor startup (14 Dec 2020)

 

PG&E bills to rise over per year on average to fund wildfire risk reduction (5 Dec 2020)

 

Nasdaq seeks more diversity on boards of companies listed on exchange (2 Dec 2020)

 

Elizabeth Holmes Prosecutors Say Texts Show Theranos Beset With Problems (24 Nov 2020)

 

Ship traffic, November 1 (30 Oct 2020)

 

Ship traffic, November 2 (30 Oct 2020)

more »


Site feed Updated: 2021-Jan-23 03:00