Re: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Fwd:_Perl_Developer, _Birmingham_up_to_=A335k-_PERMANENT?=

Nic Gibson nicg at
Tue Aug 22 19:25:20 BST 2006

On Aug 10, 2006, at 15:12, alex at wrote:

>> The way to determine how organised an employer is is whether they've
>> at least managed to find you a desk, computer and phone, and perhaps
>> manage to point you at the intranet to get a feel for the culture, or
>> whether your arrival on the first day is a complete surprise to them
>> and they're having to leg it over to IKEA.
> You get all sorts of companies with all sorts of abilities to cope  
> with
> new starters. I haven't found any correlation with it to how good the
> company is to work for in the long term.
> I do however remember with fondness the time I turned up as a perl
> contractor and had to build my own desk from flat pack. :-)
> Alex

/me comes late to the party...

I didn't hire you at at any point did I?
I'm *sure* we did that to at least one contractor.


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