Anyone hiring at the moment?

Andy Armstrong andy at
Mon Sep 21 16:53:40 BST 2009

On 21 Sep 2009, at 16:48, Ovid wrote:
> Actually, not much to tell.  The BBC decided to move a bunch of  
> people up north to Salford, but apparently forgot to ask us if we'd  
> be willing to move there.  We're not :)  (at the very least, the  
> developers I've talked to have all mentioned things like "I like  
> London" and "I like living somewhere where jobs are available")

Understandable :)

> Frustrating, really. There's plenty of evidence (there's a William  
> Whyte study that I can't find a link to right now) that large-scale  
> moves like this fail dramatically.  I strongly suspect that the BBC  
> didn't do any research into other companies which have tried  
> something like this.  If they had, they might have approached this  
> differently.

Yes, now you mention it you did tell me this. Large organisation in  
boneheaded move shocker...

Andy Armstrong, Hexten

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