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Read more at JobsBlog: http://blogs.msdn.com/jobsblog/archive/2005/08/11/Microsoft_Applicant.aspx
Want to work at Microsoft but having a hard time getting noticed? Here’s a chance to make your mark!
Send me your best digital representation of yourself, your skills, your passion for technology, your desire to work at Microsoft, what you hate and would love to change . . . anything to show why you stand-out as the ideal Microsoft Applicant. Potential creations could include a flash animation, a video, or a song. The more entertaining, the better!
How do I get it to you?
Send me a link to a file hosted on your own website or email me a copy of your creation. (No hard copies such as VHS tapes accepted.)
What’s in it for me?
- Get real eyes on your creation. All submissions will be uploaded to an internal website so any Microsoft recruiter or hiring manager can review it. Who knows what that could lead to . . . Maybe even BillG will be watching!
- Get free stuff. US residents will receive one complimentary copy of Visual Studio 2003, Office XP, Windows XP, or various Xbox/PC games (while my supplies last) and a Microsoft Rubik’s cube. (Free stuff is only available to US residents due to international laws and regulations. However, non-US residents are still welcome to submit their creations!)
- Get noticed. If you grant permission, I will also post your creation on JobsBlog for others to oooh and ahhh. And Microsoft recruiters aren’t the only recruiters who read JobsBlog. A little competition is always healthy!
- Submit a written copy of your written resume (.doc, .pdf, .txt, etc) along with your creation.
- Keep your content under 2 minutes.
- No profanity, nudity, or vile humor.
You are always welcome to create and send this type of “resume” to me . . . but the deadline for this particular offer is Thursday, September 15 at 11:59 pm Redmond time (GMT -8 hours)
Feel free to post other questions below or email me directly.
Have fun!! I can't wait to see what you produce!!