Nicholas Meyler
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  • Agoura Hills, CA
  • United States
  • Wingate Dunross, Inc.
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The Periodic Table for HR Software Companies

Started Aug 22 0 Replies

This is an ingenious diagram put together by CB Media which illustrates the complexity of the various companies trying to capitalize on the HR/Recruiting space.  Possibly the fact that all these…Continue

Enroneus vs. Erroneous: A Similitude Explained

Started Jul 31 0 Replies

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

Started Jul 30 0 Replies

"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

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Nicholas Meyler commented on Roxanne Abercrombie's blog post 'What candidates say vs. what they mean'
"I met an attractive woman for cocktails once, through a dating service, and she sent me her resume within a week. Naturally, I called her up and talked to her for a while, thinking she might have interest in seeing me again, and she acted like she…"
Aug 10
Nicholas Meyler commented on Roxanne Abercrombie's blog post 'What candidates say vs. what they mean'
"I like the example of someone who claimed to have knowledge and experience with anisotropic conductive tape and flip-chip technology.  When I asked him what he knew about it, he said "I'll ask my friend.""
Aug 7
Nicholas Meyler replied to James Chmielinski's discussion 'Help make Better: Complete Questionnaire and get 20% off first month'
"I don't know what this is, but am interested... the questionnaire had inappropriate questions, since I have never seen or used the product... I would like to try it out, though..."
Aug 7
Paul Slezak and Nicholas Meyler are now friends
Aug 5
Nicholas Meyler replied to Mike's discussion 'Trouble finding software engineers!!!'
"Absolutely not.  Job boards don't work.  Direct contact is about the only way that works."
Aug 5
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Jul 31
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.…"
Jul 31
Nicholas Meyler commented on John P Carty's blog post 'Frictional Unemployment and the Death of Boolean'
"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…"
Jul 31
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Jul 30
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 liked Christina M. Bates's blog post Embrace your mistakes and keep chasing your dreams
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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?"
Jul 27

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Nicholas Meyler's Blog

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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