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Yeah, they call and say "I'm Larry from MyRecruiter.com and I'm calling from Pennsylvania."

I usually respond with please hold on a second, and come back after about 10 seconds and say, "I can't find Pennsylvania in India."

You can tell that it catches them a little off-guard because there's a short delay before they start talking again. Then, I try to get them to tell me where they're really calling from because "we can't possibly start a business relationship based on a lie".

Nine times out of ten, they own up to the fact that they're calling from India, at which point I tell them that I can't, in good conscience, deal with an out-sourced recruiter without compromising my own principles regarding out-sourced programmers, and I demand to speak to someone actually located in the US, working for a US company.

If it goes beyond that, I ask them if they're a "senior recruiter", then they should have noticed on my Monster profile that I refuse to relocate, and that I abhor the complete disregard for my wishes already displayed by someone that claims to be a "senior recruiter".
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