An organisation that treats its programmers as morons will soon have programmers that are willing and able to act like morons only.
I am doing a startup!
Cross-browser testing from your browser!
I have written my fourth book!
Be faster than Larry Wall in the shell!
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Interestingly, Google have decided that this system is useless:
I have to say, I'm not surprised. If you didn't pass then it's obvious that the problem was at their end.
Recruiting in IT is very hard. I've been the recruiter and I know that academic qualifications are often handed to complete idiots. But if you only look at experience then you never recruit fresh and enthusiastic graduates. It's tough to know how to go about it. As a rule of thumb, 1 in 200 applicants are capable of decent levels of programming. And that's from people applying to programming jobs!
(why do I need your e-mail?)
It would be nice if you left your e-mail address. Sometimes I want to send a private message, or just thank for the great comment. Having your e-mail really helps.
I will never ever spam you.
(Your twitter handle, if you have one.)
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