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Monday, September 10, 2007

billing your job search to your current employer

Attention job applicants: When you FedEx me your resume and bill the cost to your current company, I can see that right there on the shipping slip. Why does anyone think this is a good idea?

It's another illustration of how even the little things you do during the application process matter.

4 comments:

Evil HR Lady said...

Oh my. That seems like a really bad idea on so many levels.

Hey, I send out tons of stuff via FedEx on the company account. No one would even question if my number went up a little in December. What a great way to send Christmas presents!

(Please note, I am joking. I would never do such a thing, and until this instant never thought of such a thing.)

MakeAChangeResumes said...

Along those same lines, but not as horrible as costing the company money directly, are the folks who e-mail their resumes using their WORK e-mails -- with their professional contact information at the bottom! Why would I want to hire someone who is applying to jobs at work?

Brazilian in US said...

I would never think of hiring someone who showed so much lack of common sense as to use the current company's resources to apply to other jobs.

http://nicheitjobs.googlepages.com said...

Personal experiences help us to be proactive and face future circumstances of similar nature.

Thanks