[python-uk] 2 Principle Engineer roles in London up to £95k

Pete Graham petegraham1 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 09:16:56 EST 2016

How about every job posting to this mailing list has to contain an
accompanying link to the full job ad on http://pythonjobs.github.io/? If
someone forgets we can politely remind them.


On 8 December 2016 at 14:06, Stestagg <stestagg at gmail.com> wrote:

> I agree with John
> While recruitment emails don't bother me directly, the debates around
> allowing them are getting quite repetitive.
> My vote goes on a no job adverts policy. It's not clear to me that
> enforcement will be difficult. Do we really think that the pyuk recruiters
> will not honour this?
> As a side note, it would be great if http://pythonjobs.github.io/ gained
> some more maintainers and became the go-to place for job postings.
> Steve
> On Thu, 8 Dec 2016 at 13:30, James Broadhead <jamesbroadhead at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On 7 December 2016 at 21:14, John Lee <jjl at pobox.com> wrote:
>> Having been on this list since 2004 I *think* I'm right in saying that
>> there have never been sharp words on any subject EXCEPT recruiters.
>> So though I've defended recruiters here before, and posted job ads
>> myself, I think we should consider the possibility that all that's needed
>> is to not allow job ads (or not allow recruiters if you like -- but I think
>> simplicity is a virtue here).  Then rogue job ads can be responded to on
>> that strictly technical basis, and there will be fewer ads to cause strife
>> in the first place.
>> Seconded. This issue seems to be the largest source of disharmony by a
>> wide margin, and I'd be in favour of writing up a specific rule, as there
>> seem to be many different interpretations of the status quo.
>> General options:
>> 1./ No recruitment messages of any kind
>> 2./ Only developers may post recruitment messages (they must have some
>> association with the position)
>> 3./ Any recruitment messages are allowed
>> Personally, I'd be in favour of #2 - it allows the community to promote
>> positions internally, but avoids recruiter-mails which seem to trigger so
>> much ire.
>> As Steve pointed out, enforcement would be the next problem -- I've seen
>> this over and over on forums. Perhaps a large-ish number of list mods (10
>> or so), and discourage enforcement-en-mass?
>> Finally, we need to advertise the CoC & any new rules clearly to new
>> subscribers and/or first-time posters.
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