Intimidation (also called cowing) is intentional behavior that "would cause a person of ordinary sensibilities" to fear injury or harm.
It is not necessary to prove that the behavior was so violent as to cause terror or that the victim was actually frightened.
Purcell actually doesn’t like to send specific job descriptions to clients for exactly that reason. Things like relationships, confidence, less definite skills, and proper presentation of experience make a difference and often can help candidates overcome a perceived shortage in qualifications.
“If you were to ask most hiring managers if they care about somebody that has every skill listed, versus somebody that has four or five [relevant skills] with a good attitude and a good work history, they’re all going to say they care about the type of person, not some brand new technology skill,” Purcell says.
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It was, if I can phrase it like this, a matter of everything I hated versus everything I loved.
“Look how we take your children and sacrifice them and there’s nothing you can do.
If you lift a finger, we will destroy every last one of you.
Browbeat suggests the persistent application of highhanded, disdainful, or imperious tactics: browbeating a witness.No more root-and-branch challenge to the values of the Enlightenment (on the bicentennial of the fall of the Bastille) or to the First Amendment to the Constitution, could be imagined. “Well, I have something to tell you: don’t let the sun set on you in this county, because…”I grabbed his wrist and yanked him forward, tripping him with my foot. “Listen well, because I won’t be repeating myself, you racist prick.He went down back first and I caught him by his throat, three feet above the ground, lifted him up a bit and bent down to his face. If you make any trouble for me or my people, I’ll hunt you down like the pig you are and carve a second mouth across your gut. The next time you hear something laugh and howl in the night, hug your family, because you won’t see the sunrise.”I opened my fingers.“A lot of times when companies write job descriptions, they include everything that they dream of having,” Scott Purcell, a Silicon Valley-based technology recruiter at Jobspring Partners, tells Quartz.“It’s a list of things that they need, then things that they want to use in the future or are thinking about using.