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Don’t Feed the Beast – the Great Tech Recruiter Infestation | mockyblog
A fun rant against tech recruiters in the UK, who are apparently a bunch of wide-boys (or spivs, to use the old fashioned term). I haven’t used one for over ten years, so I don’t know how accurate it is, but HN’s discussion on it had some people saying it rings true.
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2 Comments on "Link blog: recruiters, technology, work, jobs"


  1. The people I’ve spoken to about it certainly agreed that they’re rubbish/evil.

    (Which is, frankly, the worst alignment. Competent/Evil is much less annoying to deal with.)

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  2. I have fond memories of discovering, at interview, that the agent had awarded me a degree and recorded this honour on my CV.

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