[Haskell-cafe] Haskell job opportunity

Tom Davie tom.davie at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 15:42:30 EST 2009

I have to admit, it's just one criterion too much for me.  I can manage to
satisfy all of them except for willing to work in Manhattan.


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)
> I'm not sure how many people *exist* who meet all these criteria.  ;-)
>  I'd probably start by dropping your "top university" requirement,
> since I don't think it's all that relevant if you find your candidate
> has the skills you're looking for.  You might even find someone who
> fits yet doesn't have a CompSci BS degree; you can phrase it as "a BS
> in computer science or an equivalent strong background in theoretical
> computer science" or somesuch, as appropriate.
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