"I agree with Pam and Sandra in providing a quick thank you note. However, I am guilty of not always responding to all applicants and, like Sandra, I do not acknowledge those who are clearly not qualified for the position."
"@ Amber - thank you!
@ Sandra - Loved your response!
This is a technical role and personality will not affect his daily tasks. With that said, the candidate has an interview Monday and I hope his demeanor don't ruin his chances."
"Amber, there is a point of contact within the client's corporate office that handles these situations and that is why I am not too concerned. As you mentioned, perhaps there was a error or a disconnect between the hiring manager and HR…"
"Josue, does your legal department automatically make first contact in these situations? If this person is reaching out to you to work on positions, is there a possibility that there was an error somewhere and throwing legal at the company is going…"
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What kind of networking are you open to?
Referrals between friends, Very targeted/niche, Invitation only
How do you introduce yourself to people you meet in business?
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