For the past few years I’ve had a rather obtuse (and some might say caustic) profile on LinkedIn. It surved it’s purpose: Hide me from the recruters. And it mostly worked. That is, except on the recuters that play WoW. 😉
Now as those recruters cycle through their jobs and hand over their dead leads to even greener recruters to retry – I’ve ended up on an inaccurate hodge-podge of job lists that are, well, just not my thing…
- 3 month contract job in michigan, $25k – like I’m going to relocate my familiy for that
- Multiple Stock trading firms
- Require: 10+ years C++ expert knowlege, Job: InstalShield scripter
- Consultant Jobs
- Sales support engineering
- 3D Artist – wtf?
- Archival media engineer – put the tape in the backup tape drive?
- GoogleTV media codecs
It’s taken a while. But I’ve finally come to the conclusion that there’s a certain value in having an accurate career description. Sure, I may get a few more recruter calls – but that’s OK. I’ll deal with it. It’s fun answering calls from strangers using my customer service / answering machine voice.
Over the next few months my linkedin profile should start to look a little more “professional”. For tracking purposes, here’s some of the original text…