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Re: Easiest city to find Perl work:

by wolfger (Deacon)
on Apr 19, 2006 at 17:53 UTC ( #544421=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Easiest city to find Perl work:

No experience + no CS BS = no perl jobs, anywhere :-(


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Re^2: Easiest city to find Perl work:
by kirbyk (Friar) on Apr 20, 2006 at 17:08 UTC
    This is true, but unlike a lot of things, you can bootstrap perl experience. Write up some semi-useful program, put it on the web, and it's resume fodder. I'd certainly consider that a plus in a potential junior hire.

    The degree thing helps to get you into interviews, but the amount it is valued varies greatly from company to company. Our lead architect doesn't have a college degree at all, and a fairly small percentage of our development team (less than a third) has a CS or similar degree. Some companies really are fond of them, though.

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