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Gannett hilarity

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Stitch, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    I submitted my resume for a reporter opening on Gannett's Careerbuilder Web site.

    Here are three "relevant" jobs that the search engine recommended for me based me applying for a reporter gig.

    PT Assistant District Manager Rochester, NY 05/15/2009
    Truck Driver Rochester, NY 05/02/2009
    Metromix Digital Sales Executive (must live in Columbus, OH)
  2. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Obviously, you have made a bad career choice with this reporter thing. ;D
  3. mediaguy

    mediaguy Active Member

    Funny thing happened today on my way into a burning building ...
  4. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Careerbuilder is trying to steer you in the right direction and gets nothing but scorn.
  5. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    I thought this was going to be about Jim Hopkins at the shareholders meeting today, demanding that Dubow address him by name.
  6. clutchcargo

    clutchcargo Active Member

    OK, so you base yourself in Columbus, get a truck route that goes back and forth to Rochester, and do your manager's job telecommuting during the truck-stop stopovers. Then you blog every chance you get and probably make 150K a year all told.

    Hey, pal, careerbuilder nailed it. They are looking out for you.
  7. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    Did you read some of the comments on Hopkins' blog? At lot of "say my name bitch" references.
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