alex at owal.co.uk
Wed Aug 16 12:11:57 BST 2006
> On Wed, Aug 16, 2006 at 11:28:53AM +0100, Jonathan Bennett wrote:
>> > Is anyone doing anything like jobs.perl.org, but not just for Perl?
>> > Possibly restricted to (say) just the UK?
>> Would people be interested in using a service if it was run by a
>> commercial organisation, rather than the community?
Nick Clarke wrote:
> I think the things that bother me about the (current) commercial jobsites
> are that
> 1: Almost all the adverts are placed by agencies. I'd really prefer not to
> have to deal with agents - I don't see what the middle man brings to
> the party. It also conceals what the company is - one has to contact
> agent to find out more, rather than being able to filter
I believe that freelancers.net (and noagencies.net) works in roughly the
way you want but with the following drawbacks:
1) The companies posting there usually have no idea what they want
2) They also want to pay peanuts
3) They are much more geared towards html/flash/graphics rather than
Everytime I see perl mentioned there it is typically fixing a "Matt's
Script Archive" sort of role.
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