OK, this is not the same as my other previous posts about idiotic recruitment, as in fact the exploratory email I have received from the recruiter was relatively well-targeted — minus the fact that I’m actually in USA nowadays not UK, but they obviously have a copy of my resume/CV from a while back so […]
Posts Tagged: developer
How Do You Hire Your Developers?
All IT companies at some point are faced with the problem of hiring staff – in particular, developers, who in most cases are the core of the business, as they create the product(s) the company builds upon. This is no easy task (if you think it is, go and outsource all of your development to […]
How come developers dont want to work for banks anymore?
I had a couple of recent discussions on the phone recently with 2 head hunters who were trying to get me a “dream job” in some banks in the city. I say “dream job” because that’s exactly how they presented it to me – the fact that it was in a bank it meant for […]
Programming for bandwidth
Just like many others I do keep an eye on the technical articles and blogs that are out there on the net. I’d like to think that most of the ones I’m reading are quite authoritative on some areas of programming and present some useful insights into the world of IT. Even so, I am […]
The big guns
This is just something that has been the subject of many discussions in between myself and various friends of mine for a while now so I thought I’d summarize some of these into a post – if nothing else just to remind myself a few years down the line what I used to think about […]
Open-source and SourceForge.net
If like myself you are interested in the open-source community, you have probably saluted the start of sourceforge.net a few years ago. I thought at the time it was a good idea and would make it so much easier for people to interact with each other and release projects for the open-source community so much […]