[Israel.pm] Job: looking for a Perl developer

Gaal Yahas gaal at forum2.org
Thu May 13 22:49:26 PDT 2010

For the record, job postings have always been fine on
perl at perl.org.il, and on israel-pm before it.

On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 3:25 AM, Eli Billauer <eli at billauer.co.il> wrote:
> Gabor Szabo wrote:
>> You have not given either the name of the company or your own name.
>> Is that some secret operation?
> Given the flames job postings receive every now and then (in other
> mailing lists more often than this one), I'm not sure I would identify
> my company nor myself.
> The logic goes like this: If someone is looking for a job, all he or she
> needs to do is to drop a mail with the relevant CV. If this person wants
> to keep his or her jobseeking secret, doing this is not wise anyhow,
> even if all cards are on the table. If it's not a secret, there is no
> reason not to drop this mail to just anyone. Conclusion: Telling
> everyone who you are has no effect on who's going to send you their CVs.
> So except for satisfying our curiosity, there is no reason whatsoever to
> say anymore than just the job qualifications. As a matter of fact, there
> is no point to even spell out these, since obviously anyone looking for
> a job would send the CV anyhow. I mean, it costs nothing.
> This is an annoying result of simple game theory, but it all started
> when people thought it's cool to "educate" companies' representatives in
> public.
>   Eli
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