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Old 11-30-2018, 11:00 AM
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Default Recruiters spamming

Are you on the endless spam string initiated by a recruiter, with everybody clicking "reply all"?

Also, if your poll answer is yes, please do NOT "reply all".
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Old 11-30-2018, 11:02 AM
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Old 11-30-2018, 11:02 AM
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Just curious how many people are on this. Hint: If your only recruiter strategy is endless spamming, and you aren't good at spamming, maybe try something other than recruiting?
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Old 11-30-2018, 11:14 AM
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OK, apparently they're not as good at constructing a spam list as I thought.

Background, if you're interested (not sure this is interesting, I was expecting other "Yes"s): Another group of clown recruiters. They don't call people, they just spam. They have an "unsubscribe" at the bottom of their spam, however, that only unsubscribes you from THAT ONE EMAIL. So, the next time they find a candidate and send it to you, you are going to get it, and it only unsubscribes you if there are follow-ups on that one candidate.

Totally unprofessional, and their emails are equally clown-ish. If you're working with a recruiter, pleasepleaseplease, take the time to figure out if they're any good before you work with them. This isn't that hard and is detailed in other threads (pretty sure you can get there from the link in my signature). Just, find out how they approach recruiting, see if it works for you, do you want them representing you. Don't just work with any random recruiter that you find.

The only way to get bad recruiters away is for people on both sides to choose not to work with them.
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Old 11-30-2018, 11:15 AM
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Any recruiter who doesn't know to "bcc" is not someone to listen to.

Any actuary who doesn't know not to Reply All should be fired/not hired
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Old 11-30-2018, 11:19 AM
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Any actuary who doesn't know not to Reply All should be fired/not hired
I THINK (not sure) that they are just hitting "reply", but that the "reply" is going to a list managed by the spammers, and becoming a reply-all. Not sure how obv it is, or should be, to the reply-ers that this is what's going on.
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Last name D first name P, right Westley? I love the people who reply all telling you not to reply all. Definition of hypocrisy.
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and also this is the second time this particular recruiter has done this in at least the last 4 years or so.
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Is this the "End of the year drawing"?
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Old 11-30-2018, 11:55 AM
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Last name D first name P, right Westley? I love the people who reply all telling you not to reply all. Definition of hypocrisy.
lets call her Lisa S. No, thats too obvious, lets say L. Simpson.
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