personal bias against all things HR demonstrated below!
Donncha O Caoimh wrote:
>> No, this isn't Larry Gogan on 2FM ;)
>> I just got off the phone with Maeve Hart at Harry Walsh Associates Ltd
> who are "Technical & Executive Recruiters" here in Cork. She would like
> to make the people who frequent the *.linux.ie sites more aware of jobs
> on offer in the Unix/related markets.
where "related" includes NT only jobs of course!
> It became obvious that mailing the list with job offers would be a no-no
> as they specialise in matching particular people to particular jobs.
> Then again, maybe it's not a no-no?
Oh it's a _BIG_ FO no no... from having dealt with agencies (on both
sides of the fence) I'd recommend staying away from them unless _really_
> My first thought would be to have a jobs link on www.linux.ie and/or
> cork.linux.ie with a sample of jobs available and some contact email
> address for the recruitment agency. She offered to send a sample every 2
> weeks to someone who could maintain the page.
And the recruitment agency is of course going to pay whoever keeps this
page up 2 date seeing as it's not charity work, & agencies kind of live
in a real world where money has some importance & do actually get a nice
cut for everyone they place.
> If we go down this route
> we should list all the other recruitment agencies as well and/or have a
> strong disclaimer, "let the buyer beware" or similar. In this kind of
> situation (as with everything), we can't go looking for agencies.
> They'll have to come to us for inclusion.
>> ideas? objections?
Ideas, drop the whole thought as it's going to end up more trouble than
objections, yes for the same reason as above.
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