100 Days of Recruiters (US Edition)
Like many software engineers, my inboxes are full of spam from recruiters. During these 100 days, my LinkedIn status was 'Closed to Opportunities'.
Here's the highlights from the last 100 days.
There were 66 total messages
(compared to 300 in the UK edition)
Here is how they contacted me:
At first, I tried to count the occurrences of specific buzzwords... but there were just too many to choose from. Instead, I gave each message a Score™ .
23% of the recruiters were in-house recruiters, the rest were external recruiters.
Of the 51 external recruiters, only 25% were upfront with the company they were hiring for.
Only 1 recruiter actually looked at this website... which is a shame as web development is my job!
There was flattery...
Hey There Rock Star
It's like finding a unicorn in the wild!
I hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy currently.
I hope you and your loved ones are safe, healthy and prospering.
Some really sold their socks off
Indigo was #3 on CNBC’s 2020 Top Disruptor List
Others were seemingly looking to hire a murderer
terrific opportunity for aggressive career advancement
And some didn't do their homework
I know you are with a great organization
i have a react js developer and location CA, client looking for 10+years
Finally, here are the companies that were named: