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Old 06-02-2013, 03:46 PM
 
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If you guys want a job in the IT sector, I can get your resumes looked at... and that's about it.

I cannot guarantee you a job, or even an interview, but I can assure you that a recruiter will take a look at your resume/cover letter, send me a DM.
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Old 06-02-2013, 05:47 PM
 
Location: charlotte
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I'm wondering where all the supposedly unemployed people looking for work in Charlotte are.
I work for MetLife and am in the process of trying to fill 3 positions in Charlotte, the positions have been posted for 3 weeks and I've had only one good resume! The positions pay well and don't even require a college degree. Where are the folks hungry for work?

A few of my co-workers that are also hiring down there are having the same problem. Wondering where the highly skilled people clamoring for work are? Please send them our way!

Come on man, there is no way that you haven't received any resumes. I can think of five people of the bat that have applied for multiple jobs at MetLife. People are beyond hungry for decent paying jobs here. Also what is your definition of a good resume. A recruiter once told me that companies would put "walking on water" as a job requirement, if they could get away with it that is.
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Old 06-02-2013, 06:20 PM
 
Location: in a house
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Come on man, there is no way that you haven't received any resumes. I can think of five people of the bat that have applied for multiple jobs at MetLife. People are beyond hungry for decent paying jobs here. Also what is your definition of a good resume. A recruiter once told me that companies would put "walking on water" as a job requirement, if they could get away with it that is.
He didn't say that. "...and I've had only one good resume!" can mean anything other than walking on water.
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Old 06-02-2013, 06:22 PM
 
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I'm not saying that we haven't received ANY resumes. I'm saying that the out of the three that made their way down to me, only one was one what I thought met the needs of the position. Same for my co-workers who are trying to fill a positions.

One co-worker told me that one person in their resume mentioned their religion and how God is part of every decision they make -- not very professional!

I'm not looking for someone that can "walk on water", in fact, I don't want top of the line since those are the ones that tend to jump ship the first chance they get. I want someone who doesn't think too highly of themselves and is willing to learn something new and be committed and passionate about what they do. I'm willing to train them, they just need to be interested in the job and not just be there so that they can do "something". Our team is very passionate about what we do and we're looking for someone that can bring that same level of energy.
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Old 06-02-2013, 06:23 PM
 
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BTW -- I'm a she.
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Old 06-03-2013, 04:07 AM
 
Location: Charlotte
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I'm not saying that we haven't received ANY resumes. I'm saying that the out of the three that made their way down to me, only one was one what I thought met the needs of the position.
It sounds like your issue is with your HR department and not the quality of applicants in the Charlotte area.
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Old 06-03-2013, 10:43 AM
 
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Do a job search on Dice.
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Old 06-03-2013, 12:56 PM
 
Location: Pixley
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I'm not saying that we haven't received ANY resumes. I'm saying that the out of the three that made their way down to me, only one was one what I thought met the needs of the position. Same for my co-workers who are trying to fill a positions.

One co-worker told me that one person in their resume mentioned their religion and how God is part of every decision they make -- not very professional!

I'm not looking for someone that can "walk on water", in fact, I don't want top of the line since those are the ones that tend to jump ship the first chance they get. I want someone who doesn't think too highly of themselves and is willing to learn something new and be committed and passionate about what they do. I'm willing to train them, they just need to be interested in the job and not just be there so that they can do "something". Our team is very passionate about what we do and we're looking for someone that can bring that same level of energy.
NJCoqui, I'm not sure I saw what kind of jobs are you looking to fill, Operations, IT?
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Old 06-03-2013, 04:51 PM
 
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NJCoqui, I'm not sure I saw what kind of jobs are you looking to fill, Operations, IT?
Operations with some IT. I'm in an interesting department. Our team assists with technical and functional questions but we're not in the IT side of the house since we also do training. I have an IT background but do a lot of strategic and analytic work. I'm looking for people that are technically savvy but with business and people skills.
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Old 06-03-2013, 06:59 PM
 
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I was doing some more research on the area and it seems to me that the sys admin, networking, infrastructure, etc. positions in Charlotte are pretty competitive. When I look for software development and business analyst positions, there are quite a few at least according to the job sites. It does somewhat surprise me that more IT positions aren't available with the number of companies that have moved to the area.
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