Pure, unadulterated incompetence in this week's episode of Clueless Recruiters! (Cue theme music!) Explanation There are few things that technical people are more annoyed by than technical recruiters. A very large segment of the technical recruiting industry has made a bad name for the rest of their industry by relentlessly spamming technical professionals after having [not done their homework](/2011/11/05/how-to-make-technical-professionals-not-hate-your-guts-a-guide-for-technical-recruiters/). These people hock job openings the same way that sleazy salesmen hock used cars. These recruiting companies need to radically change how they do business with the technical crowd, and the [Clueless Recruiters](/categories/clueless-recruiters/) series is an attempt to call out clueless technical recruiters who contact me for jobs that are clearly a terrible fit.