[Haskell-cafe] Haskell job opportunity

Sebastian Sylvan sebastian.sylvan at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 18:33:02 EST 2009

On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 5:54 PM, Tom Tobin <korpios at korpios.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 11:09 AM, siki <gabor at karamaan.com> wrote:
> > I've posted this before but did not get a whole lot of responses, so here
> it
> > is again:
> [...]
> > You should have at least a bachelor’s degree in computer science from a
> top
> > university
> Might I humbly suggest that this is going to severely limit your
> hiring options?  You're looking for the intersection of sets of people
> who:
> - Have a BS in computer science (cuts out a fair number of people)
> - Graduated from a "top university" (cuts out a *lot* of people)
> - Is familiar with Java (cuts out some people)
> - Is skilled with Haskell (a fair bet for many on this mailing list, at
> least)
> - Can work in the Manhattan area (cuts out a *lot* of people)

- Is looking for a job.

Haskell is still exotic enough that it has a disproportionate amount of
Giant Brains among its practitioners. Companies tend to want to hang on to
these, even in a recession.

Sebastian Sylvan
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