[San-Diego-pm] jobs available, going unfulfilled
carolyn at supersaturated.com
Wed Sep 22 11:57:02 PDT 2010
I'm in San Diego. I'm always on the lookout for contracts/jobs, either
locally or telecommuting, and they seem to be very, very rare. The only
viable opportunities I've found, I heard about privately from someone
within the hiring organization. All I can think is that you have to have
inside contacts who very selectively announce opportunities just to a few
people that they know.
Maybe hirers aren't finding people, because they keep the opportunities so
Carolyn Ray, Ph.D.
www.supersaturated.com The mind is a terrible thing.
On Wed, 22 Sep 2010, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
> Twice in the last two days, two different organizations in the greater
> LA area approached me to help them find folks to fill mid-level Perl
> hacking slots (varying between IT and webdev). They both said "it's
> getting *very* hard to find people."
> Now, I'm really curious. Why is this?
> Is it a supply problem, or a demand problem, or both?
> As in, are there fewer Perl programmers here but the same demand?
> Or the same (or more) Perl programmers here, but even more demand?
> Or something else entirely?
> By the way... I'm not trying to make a buck out of this. I'm just
> trying to help people who ask me to help, and I'm also genuinely curious
> about the state of hiring in the Perl community, particulary in LA since
> I'm also working here for a while.
> (I'll also be sending this message to the other local PM groups, so if
> you see it multiple times, I'm sorry.)
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