the "no good Perl jobs"/"no good Perl programmers" myth
jacqui.caren at ntlworld.com
Thu Aug 10 23:46:07 BST 2006
Joel Bernstein wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 10, 2006 at 11:09:33AM +0100, Jonathan Peterson wrote:
>> Agencies are fiendishly expensive (20-35% of annual
>>salary), but in the last year and a bit, I've had little luck advertising.
>>I'd say at the moment good people generally a quite hard to find (we're a
> My experience has been that due to the massive competition in the IT job
> market, recruiters are happy with margins nearer 12-15%, especially if
> you'll sign an exclusivity deal with their company. Of course, this just
> means you get the cowboys rather than the big boys, but I don't know if
> (in the most part) that's a bad thing -- they're all doing the same lame
Not true - I know at least one agency that is using telephone interviews
and tests to vet applicants before they consider putting a cv forward.
I can personally recommend pro-qeust specifically
leigh.mathieson at pro-quest.co.uk.
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