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Wed Aug 10, 2016, 02:03 PM

Ugh. Why?

When someone asks you to recommend them for your former job, you do, and then find out that person never actually applied.

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LuckyTheDog Aug 2016 OP
Skittles Aug 2016 #1
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Skittles Aug 2016 #3

Response to LuckyTheDog (Original post)

Wed Aug 10, 2016, 10:48 PM

1. sh** happens

maybe a better offer came through

still, they should have had the courtesy to let you know

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Response to Skittles (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 12, 2016, 11:47 AM

2. Made me look like a doofus, though.

I sang this person's praises to my former boss at some length. I also provided her with a lot of information about the organization. Then she "forgot" to fill out the online application -- which I sent her a link to.

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Response to LuckyTheDog (Reply #2)

Fri Aug 12, 2016, 06:32 PM

3. yes, that person is an asshole

I would not sing their praises again

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