[BangPypers] Python and Employment
kunal.t2 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 04:22:23 CEST 2011
On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 7:29 PM, Careers Account <careers at mquotient.net>wrote:
> Great question!
> It really is a function of who is reviewing your resume at the end of the
> - If its HR / Recruitment - they will not be able to assess technical
> to the level a tech lead/ manager can, period
> - If it directly reaches a technical team member (ideally in a leadership
> capacity), he will be able to sort the wheat from the chaff
> However, always be mindful that there is a perceptional component to all of
> this - and unfortunately the experience gathered in a corporate /
> professional environment often gets prioritized and treated more seriously
> (which is not ideal)
> To get ahead of the queue, ensure that your resume and cover note is
> presented in a manner that easily highlights your relevant experiences
> if not in corporate employment) in an easily readable/findable format
> upfront. Also ensure that it ideally gets in the hands of a technical
> manager as and when possible.
Thanks for the suggestion , will keep it in mind.
> Good luck!
> Best Regards,
> - Kumar
> PS: We are actively hiring for various technical roles, right from
> Developer/Sr Developer to CTO. Look us up at www.mquotient.net Email us
> careers at mquotient.net if interested in talking to us
> On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 7:16 PM, satyaakam goswami <satyaakam at gmail.com
> > On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 6:51 PM, kunal ghosh <kunal.t2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I read a lot of emails in this list and others, posting job offerings.
> > > They all list, "years of experience" required by a candidate to be
> > > considered for the job.
> > >
> > > But what is the metric to measure this experience. If it indirectly
> > ,
> > > "corporate experience"
> > > ( in django , etc ) does it mean that free and open source developers
> > > use these technologies
> > > in their free time (and not in their day jobs) are NOT experienced ?
> > > Even though they might have worked with those technologies for a much
> > > longer
> > > duration than
> > > the "experienced" ones ?
> > >
> > > looking for comments, suggestions and constructive criticism.
> > >
> > Folks in the corporate world mostly want people with blinders on . so
> > there
> > is no metric as such i have seen cases where the hiring manager asks for
> > requirement to the HR guy, who then starts looking out again by the time
> > transaltes to a JD is typically heavily loaded ( means too many keywords
> > than required for the job .
> > i have also seen cases where in Hiring manager goes by recommendations
> > peers in and out of the company about a candidate.
> > there is a third kind where in the Hiring manager takes a call based on
> > interview on that day , and considers FOSS experience as a prime
> > qualification.
> > the third kinds are less and rare but they are growing by the day
> > -Satya
> > fossevents.in
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