Updated 12/20/17: I recently received an earnest email from the person from the company from whom I received the note below. He claims the original reaching out was an aberration and not the way he does business. I’m willing to give him the benefit of the doubt and have edited the note to remove any identity traces.
How cruel is this? I’m pasting a letter I received with the subject line “I tried to call you” (which in and of itself is untrue). I have no qualms about identifying the sender — who deserves no quarter for preying on the hopes of someone looking for a job — just in case any of you out there receive a similar message.
Dear Ron Kaplan,
My name is [redacted] and my boss put your resume on my desk and asked me to reach out to you in regards to a few positons we have open in our new [redacted] office here on [redacted].
Here is access to my available times for an interview [link removed]
Due to recent changes in the market we have several positions open including entry level as well as management.
We are looking for people with past experience in account management, customer service, sales, and management.
Interviews will last about 45 minutes, and please show up about 15 minutes early.
A few times are available below, just click on the link and the time slot you are able to attend. You will be sent a confirmation email just check your inbox in case it hits the spam filter.
Look forward to meeting you,
Now, I didn’t click on any of those links.
I don’t know how his boss would have put my resume on his desk since I don’t have any “past experience in account management, customer service, sales, and management.”
What they could have used was a proofreader.
So thanks a lot, [redacted], but I’ll pass.