[wellylug] Linux on yourCV

Enkidu enkidu at cliffp.com
Tue May 11 18:41:10 NZST 2004


On Tue, 11 May 2004 11:15:27 +1200, you wrote:

>On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 05:02:26PM +0200, Martin B?hr wrote:
>
>> > Interesting comments for those looking for Linux/UNIX jobs. They
>> > appear to make some sense, esp for job seekers with online CV's.
>> > http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/commentary/33660.html
>> 
>> except the one about storing them in microsoft format.
>> there are places that reject you outright if you do that, and those kind
>> of places i would primarily be interested in.
>
>I used to send CVs to people in PDF format, but after having a number of
>people reply back and request word document format I started sending
>word copies. Unless I was sending directly to someone who I figured
>would know what a PDF was. ;) Openoffice formatted html output oddly,
>and I didn't want to rewrite the document... again...
>
>The recruitment agencies seem to like plain word documents. It allows
>them to modify them or stick them in their databases I guess.
>
PDFs are evil.

Cheers,

Cliff




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