[pydotorg-www] Fwd: Accepted: RE: Python Developers

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Fri Mar 25 14:16:40 CET 2011

skip at pobox.com wrote:
>     >> On the subject of links or other places, I'm actually pretty strongly
>     >> in favour of removing them all. People looking for jobs know where to
>     >> look for their own country, and I haven't seen any value in those
>     >> side bar links to us as a community, they only appear to serve the
>     >> people they link to having a high pagerank link pointing to sites
>     >> which make them money ;-)
>     Michael> I don't see much value in the sidebar links either.
> Agreed.  They had some marginal benefit several years ago when the job board
> first started and only had a couple postings, but the recruiters, HR people,
> and job hunters pretty much seem to all know this is the place to be now.  I
> suspect that all we are doing with the links is providing an opportunity for
> job hunters to waste time poking around those sites for nothing.
> Chris, next time you're in there, please just rip them all out.

You're talking about these links:

    * Careerbuilder.com
    * ComputerJobs.com
    * DICE
    * Indeed (Aggregator)
    * Juju.com (Aggregator)
    * Monster.com
    * SimplyHired (Aggregator)

... i.e. not the "Jobs" link itself, right ?

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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