[Haskell-cafe] How easy is it to hire Haskell programmers
dons at galois.com
Thu Jul 1 13:18:16 EDT 2010
That's not really true. We train people at Galois in Haskell, on the job.
Often they have prior FP experience, but not always.
> > And learning (fun) should be an important aspect of the position.
> Whatever FP you're coming from, I don't think you can pick up Haskell
> on the job. Haskell seems to require you to disappear into a cave for
> a while, then again I haven't had the pleasure of working with
> experienced Haskell programmers.
> > Regards,
> > Zura
> > Paul Johnson-2 wrote:
> >> I'm starting to see job adverts mentioning Haskell as a "nice to have",
> >> and even in some cases as a technology to work with.
> >> However right now I'm looking at it from the other side. Suppose
> >> someone wants to hire a Haskell developer or three. How easy is this?
> >> I'd appreciate replies from people who have actually done this.
> >> * How many applications did you get?
> >> * How many of those applicants knew what a monad is, or how to write
> >> FizzBuzz in Haskell?
> >> Thanks,
> >> Paul.
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