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Replacing tech recruiters with a very small shell script
2 points by lsh on Nov 21, 2012 | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment
I've just accepted a job offer from a company I think I'll be happy working for. The people are nice, experienced and the work sounds interesting. The pay is below average for the work, though. One of a few reasons I accepted this job was that I was absolutely sick of dealing with recruiters, which struck me as a bad reason to accept a job. From the winning recruiter to the half-dozen others latched to me that I couldn't shake, their only beneficial attribute is some sort of filter for the employer, right? or do tech recruiters offer something no machine can offer? Can they be replaced with a very small shell script? What compelling features would be necessary in a piece of software for employers to favour it over hiring a recruiter?

Wow - just saw this on the front page:


Still happy to hear about any amazing features such a piece of recruiter-killing software might have.

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