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petdance (2468)

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I'm Andy Lester, and I like to test stuff. I also write for the Perl Journal, and do tech edits on books. Sometimes I write code, too.

Journal of petdance (2468)

Tuesday August 24, 2004
03:19 PM

Skills on the resume

[ #20546 ]
It's so telling when someone lists on his resume "CGI/Perl" as a skill.

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  • It could be telling that they see a lot of job postings desiring "Perl/CGI" skills.
  • If I put on my resume that I have over five years experience developing Mason applications...

    I'd be looked over for not knowing Perl, or CGI.

    Not even the people I program for know the difference... or similarities.

    Life would be sooooo much better if you knew for sure the person reading the paper could actually understand what it says...
  • I always put both down since I got bored of telling agents that one implied the other.