rlippan at remotelinux.com
Fri Dec 9 08:10:30 GMT 2011
On Friday, December 09, 2011 at 02:10:22 AM, Aaron Trevena wrote:
> On 9 December 2011 06:54, Rudolf Lippan <rlippan at remotelinux.com> wrote:
> > On Thursday, December 08, 2011 at 11:23:35 PM, Kieren Diment wrote:
> >> I suspect this is a symptom of the GFC rather than anything more sinister. I'm sorry you and your not-to-be colleagues appear to be friendly fire in this circumstance.
> > I don't know if I buy that:
> > 6 December 2011:
> > "...Net-a-porte[sic] has decided not to build a team here
> > in the US. Apparently it's half the cost for them to build a team in the
> > UK vs. here in the US..."
> > 7 December 2011:
> > http://jobs.perl.org/job/14442
> > Posted: December 7, 2011
> > Company name: Net-a-porter
> > Internal ID: Junior Perl Developer - New Jersey
> > Location: New York, NY, USA
> Your recruitment agent could well be telling porky pies NaP, are a
Perhaps, but she seemed pretty willing to back it up...
> pretty reputable outfit - anything you didnt hear directly from them
> I'd take with a pinch of salt, and I'd never turn down another offer
> without a written offer or signed contract, certainly not on the word
> of a recruiter.
I think it is all about fit. NaP looked to be a perfect fit in terms in
terms of community and environment for me, so I think it was worth the
risk, but I did not expect a reputable company to pull something like this...
> Could be worth re-applying directly to that ad, if you haven't just
> marked your own card by your posts about them to perl lists
Are you serious?
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