Richard.Foley at rfi.net
Fri May 4 13:29:45 BST 2007
On Friday 04 May 2007 13:55, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> Yes, I'm mailing this to the main list, quite deliberately.
> Something is bonkers here:
> 1: There are (at least) 12 companies in and around London trying to recruit
> developers with strong Perl skills
That's good, because Perl (programmer skill set) is in demand. I guess if
these desperate companies paid more, that might help, or is that too cynical.
I mean I'm always told there's no demand for Perl these days, and yet here's
a clear demand. Maybe it's a bubble.
> 2: I know of 5 people who are sufficiently dissatisfied with their current
It's easy to moan - people really vote with their feet.
> 3: The recruitment agents are having kittens* because they can't find
> anyone to interview for these jobs
Poor agents - I can imagine having kittens could be quite painful, though I
suppose that depends on where they come out...
> If not, lets have some de-lurking. Because without it nothing is going to
Ok, I'll change job, just to keep you happy, Nick. The fact that my contract
is currently expiring has nothing to do with it, honest guv!
Ciao - shorter than aufwiedersehen
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