[tpm] Fwd: [Boston.pm] Perl community "The Rising Costs of Aging Perlers"
Liam R E Quin
liam at holoweb.net
Tue Jul 23 10:59:23 PDT 2013
On Tue, 2013-07-23 at 13:40 -0400, arocker at Vex.Net wrote:
> I fear becoming boring about the ludicrously
> specific requirements in job descriptions. (See my postings about purple
There are several reasons why a job posting might be really specific:
. you've already got a specific candidate, maybe you need to advertise
for canada immigration rules, for example
. it can be hard to get a job posting past HR people without specific
. most often, you put into the list everything you want and know you'll
have to accept less.
It's actually worth applying in all three cases - even where there's a
specific candidate already chosen, if someone better comes along the
firm might hire both of you.
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