amazon quits sluff because the peeps canna talk propa

Gareth Kirwan gbjk at
Mon Mar 6 12:12:44 GMT 2006

>> "Amazon has decided to relocate its customer service centre 
>to Cork in a 
>> bid to take advantage of stronger language skills in Ireland."
>> "A dearth of French and German speakers is behind the shift to Cork."
>I can't help but think that Amazon had trouble recruiting because they
>were in Slough and no-one wanted to go there, not because there aren't
>enough French and German speakers here.

I seem to recall that amazon were hungry for experienced mason/perl people,
since their main website is mason.
Is that still the case?


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