Originally Posted by S10xGN
Enough with the bashing already, just give the man the recommendation he asked for!
Did I miss something here?
Where has the OP even hinted that he wasn't happy with oldred's (or anyone elses' for that matter) advice?
I sort of thought that was the entire concept here at HR.com.
Nobody (as far as I know) gets paid to provide information (factual or otherwise) or to express their opinions or beliefs.
So give opinions and advice based on your experience, and it's up to the reader to decide the validity of what is said.
A "Take it or leave it" scenario.
IMO, It's OK to have varying viewpoints ... that is one of the best ways to actually learn something.