greg at mccarroll.org.uk
Mon Aug 14 22:06:41 BST 2006
On 14 Aug 2006, at 17:25, Greg McCarroll wrote:
> normally i would have shrugged my shoulders but perl jobs has been
> a hot topic recently,
> and i'd like to see the solution to the problem that has been
> raised on this list start
> on this list.
replying to my own post is probably a bad sign, however i was
thinking about Peter's
reply afterwards ...
I don't think my wish for us to deal with job ads in the most helpful
and courteous way
we can is all sweetness and roses (or whatever that expression is
). I think when you
look at the big game plan (that i'm sure someone has) being more
helpful has effects that
would satisfy people critical of the % of junior jobs (not that I'm
saying Andrew's job
People want to see higher and higher calibre jobs advertised on
London.pm, so they can
get more and more interesting jobs. I'd suggest that by the
principles of supply and
demand, if we encourage and help all job posters and that they find
high quality candidates through
postings, demand for London.pm'ers will go up. And the London.pm
talent pool is frighteningly
limited, ask any contractor who has been through several companies
how many Perl people
they meet working with Perl in London have never had anything to do
with London.pm. So as
demand goes up I'd suggest you'd see better and better offers
appearing on London.pm.
And of course the same theory should hold for jobs.perl.
Anyway just my 2c worth,
 I just sent my Nan (Gran) a bouquet and I can't get the darn word
'roses' out of my head.
 This may be incorrect as its both personal experience and I'm
nearly 4 years out of
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