[JOB] Perl / Database Developer - Financial Sector

Luis Motta Campos luismottacampos at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Jun 7 10:35:35 BST 2007

On Jun 6, 2007, at 5:11 PM, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> It just irks me generally that (some) job adverts say "required"  
> when they
> don't actually mean it. Whereas if a job advert *does* mean it, and  
> then you
> apply anyway because you take the 'marketing definition of  
> "required"' then
> you look illiterate.
> It would be nice if recruitment were "say what you mean".
> Maybe I should club non-believers to death with a heavy dictionary.

   I recommend the leather-bound, hardcover versions of Merriam  
Webster Collegiate Dictionary [1].

   But I don't think that only 3.6lbs would be enough, maybe you  
should bound two copies with a rubber band (so it will not damage the  

   /me feels pleased for being useful.
Luis Motta Campos (a.k.a. Monsieur Champs) is a software engineer,
Perl fanatic evangelist, and amateur {cook, photographer}

[1] http://www.paper-source.com/cgi-bin/paper/465924.html?cm_id=3310

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