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What tech recruiters get wrong: Philadelphia developer Ben Shive

A Philadelphia developer has a message to all recruiters: Don't spam us. We will put you on our spam list.
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A Philadelphia developer has a message to all recruiters: Don’t spam us. We will put you on our spam list.

It’s one of the things that tech recruiters get wrong, said mobile developer Ben Shive in a response to a recruiter’s recent guide to finding Philly tech talent.

Read Shive's full response

While some founders, like Philly Startup Leaders president Rick Nucci and Zivtech’s Alex Urevick-Ackelsberg, praised the guide on the PSL listserv as being useful, others, like Indy Hall head Alex Hillman, decried it, saying it was a “spamming guide.”

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