ing the cartoon on Saturdays, but I recall that my brother had one heck of a smurf figure collection too. However- I was unable to bring myself to go see the movie this summer. As for your trivia? Was it Gargamel's cat?…
to run in the Sunday papers.
I recall my inbox and fax machine being full on Mon and Tues with resumes and manually sorting them into piles. Oh the paper cutes.
I recall sending out "thanks but no thanks" letters and doing mail merges. We eventually switch to postcards where we had an Admin affix an address label. This saved me from signing tons of letters weekly.
I remember making lists of competitors and cold calling into thier orgs trying to reach the folks I wanted to contact. I also recall contacting the HR Depts for companies that may have been going through lay-offs that had the same talent we were looking for.
I did alll applicant tracking in a shared excel worksheet that someone always messed up because they didn't know how to format correctly.
Before many companies created an intranet, I had to post print outs of the open job lists and post them in every breakroom.
Oh, those were the days.…