Nicholas Meyler
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  • Agoura Hills, CA
  • United States
  • Wingate Dunross, Inc.
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Enroneus vs. Erroneous: A Similitude Explained

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The Devil's Dictionary: "Enroneous":"Not to be confused with 'erroneous', although the meaning is similar. Typically 'enroneous' signifies something wronger than wrong. Etymology: derived from…Continue

The Incredible Genius of Samuel Beckett

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"Personally of course I regret everything. Not a word, not a deed, not a thought, not a need, not a grief, not a joy, not a girl, not a boy, not a doubt, not a trust, not a scorn, not a lust, not a…Continue

Death to Trolls!

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Ellen Pao says it like it is.  Everyone should know the difference between legitimate criticism and cyberstalking/trolling/harassment.  It's not a subtle difference.  New Zealand has now made it a…Continue

Tags: amendment, first, cyberfreedom, stalking, trolling

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Nicholas Meyler commented on Tom Bolt's blog post 'The Pervasive Post and Pray Pathology'
"I have a Twitter account with 2600 followers and I regularly post ads on it -- not once have I found a real candidate for any position through them, or through GooglePlus, where I have almost 100,000 views.  Direct contact works much better.…"
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"I would be inclined to think of the necessity to expand the search parameters to permutations and combinations of various key-words or 'buzzwords' (and. of course, their synonyms, which makes a 'Thesaurus Algorithm' approach…"
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Nicholas Meyler replied to Linnea Biggs's discussion 'Recruiting for 100% Commission'
"Campaigns like this are practically impossible.  I wish you great success and luck.  It seems that volume recruitment is the answer.  How can you up the volume?  Email might work, but then people say it's spam (especially if…"
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Nicholas Meyler replied to SevenSeas Airports and Seaports's discussion 'SevenSeas Airports and Seaports Management Services India Pvt.Ltd'
"The fact that all four forum discussions highlighted today are "SevenSeas" authored and identical appears quite spammy.  Is this really a legitimate account?"
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My Answer to "What Do Top Technical Recruiters Make?" on Quora is a really interesting question, partly because of the presumption that "it doesn't require a lot of skill to do the job"...  which is really, really wrong and very far off the mark. I know, because I was an engineer before I was a recruiter, and I'm the fifth generation of engineers in my family --…See More
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Nicholas Meyler replied to Joel C. Riet's discussion 'Starting my own recruiting business from home.'
"Good luck!  One major piece of advice:  Don't start up a new company unless you have a year's worth of income in savings already.  Starting up new ventures takes time.  Most startups fail because of inadequate…"
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Why Should I Use a 'Spammer' Like You as a Recruiter?

Posted on July 20, 2015 at 12:30am 0 Comments


I sometimes receive email from people who appear to have mental illness, asking the question: “Why would I use a spammer like you as a recruiter?”  Although this is clearly a loaded question, based on the false presumption of email contact by recruiters being ‘spam’, it does deserve an answer and provokes thought.

Firstly, you can call anything you want whatever you want to, up to a point.  Shakespeare wrote “A rose by any…


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Posted on June 5, 2015 at 12:48am 0 Comments

Just For Fun: How To Respond to Scam IRS Tax Fraud Calls

Posted on April 10, 2015 at 11:37pm 0 Comments

I've gotten three calls in the past two days from people with very thick Indian accents claiming that I have been indicted for tax fraud and that it is a "non-bailable charge" which will result in me being jailed if I do not pay quickly. This is a prevalent scam these days, which the IRS has warned the public about.

Apart from the fact that I my Dad works with the IRS, (he has a special license to practice tax accounting defense in front of the IRS that most accountants don't have), I…


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At 10:27am on March 25, 2015, Matt Charney said…

Nicholas: It wasn't intentional - it's probably me mispressing the wrong button on my mobile FB Page Manager. I have fat thumbs, and apologize for the confusion.



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