MY JOB WENT TO INDIA
Michael L Torrie
torriem at chem.byu.edu
Mon Feb 12 12:54:00 MST 2007
On Mon, 2007-02-12 at 12:44 -0700, Bryan Sant wrote:
> I can't tell you how many times I've been called by a recruiter or
> hiring manager for a Java position and they start asking about my C++,
> Perl, Visual Basic, assembler, and Quancept experience... Oh wait,
> that never happens. When someone wants to fill a language X position,
> they're pretty much just interested with your skill in language X.
Sure. But as the market becomes more and more saturated with Java
programmers, how will they differentiate between one Java programmer and
the next? Seems to me those with multiple languages skills and will
stand out look better to employers. Anyway, this is going in circles
now, so I'll quit.
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