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I just got the following email:


Hello Mark,

In order for your job application (on 10/31/2005) for the Managing Director position to be considered, please:

Click the link below and answer the questions, which are required by the hiring manager:

http://www.cybercoders.com/...

Once you answer the questions, simply click the 'Save My Answers & Apply' button. If your are a fit I will contact you to go over more details about the position.

If for any reason the link does not work, just cut and paste it into your browser.

Once you finish the application, you can search more open jobs by job type:

Finance Jobs - Accounting Jobs - Banking Jobs - Jobs in NY

Look forward to your answers,
Heidi

Heidi Golledge




I was not looking for a job anytime around then! When I looked at the job description it began:


Managing Director, Investment Banking, Sports Commercial RE

We have a Managing Director position in Manhattan, New York. We will provide relocation for the right candidate with current and relevant experience.

We will relocate the right candidate for this position!

Do you have 5-10 years in working with commercial real estate finance and corporate lending as a Managing Director Vice-President for a Capital Firm, Hedge Fund or similar?

Have you spent 5-10 years working with middle market, private companies and small public companies?

Working with sports commercial properties -- such as stadiums, ball parks, etc. -- is a huge plus.

We need a superstar that is driven, focused and knows how to make money for the firm while they are driving their own success.

Sound like you? If so...read on!



I don't have anywhere near the background for this. I do have words like "finance" and "managing director" on my resume, which, coincidentally was just posted on some job sites about an hour ago.

The link in the email (which I suppressed in my posting) took me to some form where I fill out more information about myself.

In short, they seems to be keywording resumes, and then making up some bogus prior contact and/or job to get you to give them more information about yourself.

--Mark
 
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I hope they didnt ask your credit card number as one of the information . Otherwise its just another harmless BUT REALLY ANNOYING mechanism to collect information to spam.
 
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