Slash Boxes
NOTE: use Perl; is on undef hiatus. You can read content, but you can't post it. More info will be forthcoming forthcomingly.

All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

use Perl Log In

Log In

[ Create a new account ]

Penfold (7457)

  (email not shown publicly)
AOL IM: fleetfootmike (Add Buddy, Send Message)
Yahoo! ID: tuxservers (Add User, Send Message)

Perl developer for Yahoo! UK, previously for MindCandy Design and - guitarist, photographer, writer.

Journal of Penfold (7457)

Friday November 24, 2006
04:18 AM

Sometimes you wonder if it's worth the effort...

[ #31707 ]

So... last night, one of the job agencies I fed my CV to, who knows I've actually accepted a position elsewhere, scattershot a plea for a 6 month PHP contract to a large list of people.

I dropped back a mostly polite note pointing out that this wasn't perhaps very smart. The reply:

"Unfortunatly you are included in the same file as PHP, along with every other perl developer."

Houston, we have a perception problem.

The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.
More | Login | Reply
Loading... please wait.
  • "Unfortunatly you are included in the same file as PHP, along with every other perl developer."

    Not sure if I agree totally that there's a perception problem here. You're quoting pond life here, and it may represent the filing system used in that particular pond.

    I remember a former boss saying that a particular agency used to keep sending CVs speculatively, even after he asked them to stop. They always printed them on a particular sort of high grade paper, instantly recognisable. So it was easy to put them