I was asked by our Editor, Jeff Wedge, to write an article in both English and in Russian. I struggled with identifying a topic for some time, as I wanted to choose something that would be interesting and informative in both languages. There are a lot of Russian professionals moving to Western countries, and sooner or later they have to start searching for a job. Many candidates complain that they never hear back from recruiters, and it is widely believed that the recruiters don’t even read the resumes they receive. I’ve also heard the opinion that recruiters are so dumb they do not even understand the roles they are working on, and they do not appreciate the superior qualifications of the candidates. That is definitely a case of wishful thinking. I have an example for you.