I’m taking a stab at clearing out my inbox tonight. I got a recruiting email from Yahoo yesterday, but they were trying to reach a different Matt:
Hello Mr. XXXXXXXXXX,
I found your name on XXXXXXXXX.com and I wanted to reach out to you to see
if you would be interested in exploring opportunities with Yahoo in New York
(or Chicago). I am working on a couple of roles that you may be a fit for
and I would like to know if you are interested in learning about the
How should I reply?
Hi, you have the wrong Matt. No offense, but I don’t think I’ll refer you to the right one.
Jeff, shall we discuss this over lunch sometime to talk? You can meet me at the plex.
Hmm. There’s the tried and true
I nofollow you!
Maybe I’ll just delete it and get back to clearing out the ol’ inbox.