Perl at the BBC?
Richard.Jolly at bbc.co.uk
Mon Sep 17 12:26:02 BST 2007
london.pm-bounces at london.pm.org wrote:
> --- Richard Jolly <Richard.Jolly at bbc.co.uk> wrote:
>>>>> While a friend was searching for jobs at the BBC, I decided to
>>>>> look at their Perl jobs. My curiosity was quashed. The keyword
>>>>> search returned no results. Don't they have a sizable Perl
>> Yes! I'll try and find out the best way to apply, but I'd also be
>> happy to forward a directy enquiry as well.
> I'd highly recommend to everyone that you go the "direct
> enquiry" route if available. A few months ago, when it
> looked like our company was a bit shaky, I applied for a
> position with the BBC and only had their online application
> process available. I received an email which politely
> informed me that I did not have sufficient qualifications for
> a Perl/Web development position with the BBC.
> Not to sound arrogant, but *cough*.
We have very high standards here ;)
Actually someone from this list approached me directly a while ago, and
I forwarded the email and they were still asked to use the online
application process. I don't know the official process, but I am happy
to act as a relay and at least try to make a more direct contact.
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