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Re^2: Back to Perl

by YetAnotherDave (Beadle)
on Jan 21, 2005 at 16:06 UTC ( #424026=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Back to Perl
in thread Back to Perl

I'm about to go thru a similar job-change. I've done a fair amount of perl coding in my current job, but the new one will be primarily writing perl application code. I'm expecting my new co-workers to point out lots of bad habits I've developed.
:)

ChilliHead - if I were you I'd try to find a way to put your efforts in re-learnig perl during your 'downtime' on your resume. It'll be a good sign to prospective employers that you're actually into programming, not just in it for the $$.

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Re^3: Back to Perl
by ChilliHead (Monk) on Jan 22, 2005 at 19:09 UTC
    I've always avoided putting things I've learned at home on my resume.

    Here in the the UK employers aren't interested unless you've got at least 2 years commercial experience in the last 2 years. When they find you've only used x technology at home, their eyes just glaze over.

    Maybe employers where you are understand that the technologies we use in our own time are the ones we know the best.

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    What ees dis, some kind of hufty?
      but you can list contributions to open-source projects on your resume...

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