Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Email Gift

I came home from work around 8 p.m. and realized it was getting too late to go for a run. This was a response to a recent job application I wrote :

Dear [First Name],

This letter is to advise that, whilst your skills and experiences may meet some of the client’s requirements in regard to the recently advertised ... blah blah blah ....

We pride ourselves on our professionalism and our high care, high commitment approach to the recruitment process, and trust the contact you have had with us reflects this.

Again, thank you for your interest, ... blah blah bah.


AND they sent it to 31 other Email addresses!!!!

So what could I do but REPLY ALL ...

Dear [others @ insert name here],

Sorry to hear you also were unsuccessful with your application. Best of Luck with your future endeavours.

Regards,
[insert first name]


There was also a full apology from the Managing Director in a following Email. This made my day!

13 Comments:

Blogger Eddie said...

Good on you Toasty! A great response to such "Professionalism".

Thanks for the reminder on my Blog. I will get onto it straight away.

9:35 pm  
Anonymous IHateToast said...

and if you think he's kidding... he cc-ed me in on the email.
i'm so proud of him!

10:13 pm  
Blogger E-Speed said...

holy cow. That is terrible! Good for you for calling them on it!

11:13 pm  
Blogger Habeela said...

Yes, they SHOULD pride themselves on having top-notch morons working for them! What happened to the good ol' fashioned letters?

11:28 pm  
Blogger David said...

That's classic DOH!

I hope you get one positive "welcome to the team" email/call/letter sometime soon.

2:06 am  
Blogger Clairie said...

That's hilarious. Unfortunately I see it happen all too often. Do people use email and not get any training in the relevant applications anymore????

1:42 pm  
Blogger Tesso said...

Classic! I wonder if they sent something similar to the person who got the job.

1:46 pm  
Blogger Tammy said...

niiiiiiiiiiiiiice! ;)

3:26 pm  
Blogger Black Knight said...

At least you got a response!

2:30 am  
Blogger *jeanne* said...

Ha! Good for you with your reply! What a first class Professional JERK.

imho

11:27 am  
Blogger D said...

Great job replying all! Hilarious.

4:48 am  
Blogger Black Knight said...

Where is the clever executioner?

1:25 am  
Blogger Marcus said...

some idiots still don't know what a BCC blind copy is....but that's how they work. Be glad not to sign a contract to such a "Sauhaufen"

8:14 pm  

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