August PLUG Meeting: Mid-Career Development

Ryan Simpkins plug at
Mon Aug 6 13:14:57 MDT 2007

On Mon, August 6, 2007 13:10, Robert Merrill wrote:
> On 8/6/07, Ryan Simpkins <plug at> wrote:
>>  This month we have a unique guest presenter coming to PLUG. Robert Merrill
>> from SOS Technical is coming to address the group. Robert is the Technical
>> Account Manager for Utah county. He will be discussing mid-career
>> development,
>> including:
>> - What are recruiters good for?
>> - Why are recruiters HATED? (Open source-style feedback loop).
>> - Careering.
>> - How to be irreplaceable (protect yourself against layoffs).
> @All: I am looking forward to this presentation.  I hope to start a
> conversation about these topics.
> - What do you want to know?
> - What aggravates you about job-searching and/or recruiters in general?
> - What are your thoughts/concerns in this market/economy
> - What do you wish hiring managers and recruiters would "get" that
> they just don't get.
> - How do YOU like to be approached about job opportunities?
> - etc?

I thought it worth noting that Robert bottom-posted AND trimmed. How many
recruiters do you know even know what those terms mean? :-)

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