[LRUG] Rails developers needed
s.capron at progressive.co.uk
Wed Feb 20 07:19:47 PST 2008
Surely the question was of recruiter's candid nature, and accurate
rhetoric... Not our ability to Code. I understand what my Clients want,
and facilitate the hire etc...
Now there are varying standards of Consultant, as there are Programmers
but as a rule we understand the industry dynamics not the "ins and
From: chat-bounces at lists.lrug.org [mailto:chat-bounces at lists.lrug.org]
On Behalf Of Pierre Nel
Sent: 20 February 2008 15:09
To: London Ruby Users Group
Subject: Re: [LRUG] Rails developers needed
*lol* If recruiters knew the ins & outs of programming & "Web 2.0" (gag
reflex), they would be programmers, and not recruiters. Surely?
It's like a person without a drivers licence trying to convince you to
buy a Porsche that's actually a Skoda.
On 20/02/2008, Capron, Stephen <s.capron at progressive.co.uk> wrote:
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> From: chat-bounces at lists.lrug.org [mailto:chat-bounces at lists.lrug.org]
> On Behalf Of Andrew Stewart
> Sent: 20 February 2008 14:58
> To: London Ruby Users Group
> Subject: Re: [LRUG] Rails developers needed
> On 20 Feb 2008, at 14:46, David Salgado wrote:
> > Also, when was the last time you saw a vacancy for a mediocre
> > developer? Just curious.
> It's the same adjective inflation you find with estate agents:
> stunning this, outstanding that.
> I'm certain there's a gap in the market for (brutally) honest
> recruitment agents. They could also translate candidates' CVs ("I
> have four years of Rails experience" -> "Has no idea").
> Andy Stewart
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