the "no good Perl jobs"/"no good Perl programmers" myth

Adrian Howard adrianh at
Mon Aug 7 15:33:05 BST 2006

On 7 Aug 2006, at 13:34, Peter Hickman wrote:
> Interesting, because when I've seen a posting with senior in the  
> title I have always assumed they want someone better than me. So I  
> don't apply.

This (unfortunately) points out the case that many job hunters never  
get a handle on.

  When you're on the job hunting side you don't care if you miss out  
on a few good candidates (as long as enough good ones get through).  
You care about not having to delve through a foot high pile of shite  
CVs :-)



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