Anyone hiring at the moment?

Uri Guttman uri at
Mon Sep 21 16:07:58 BST 2009

>>>>> "AA" == Andy Armstrong <andy at> writes:

  AA> On 21 Sep 2009, at 14:22, Raphael Mankin wrote:
  >> Well, I've been bumming about contracting for over 30 years, and the
  >> market seems to be picking up a bit. There are more jobs about and
  >> rates
  >> are also up.
  >> Perl is in a funny state. On the one hand, people are saying that Perl
  >> is dead, everything has gone to Python or Java or ... OTOH managers
  >> that
  >> I have spoken to say that it is extremely difficult to find half way
  >> decent Perl programmers. They eal problem is to get through the door
  >> in
  >> the first place. the pre-selection at the job agencies bears no
  >> relation
  >> to either skills  or requirements.

pick a better agency!

  AA> Indeed. Maybe I should pimp myself out as a Perl recruitment
  AA> consultant :)

that is what i do! :)


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