Sunday 14 October 2018

Growing your Perl Team - BoF

Expanding the dev team is a challenge every successful Perl shop has to face. At the most recent Perl conference I ran a “Birds of Feather” (BoF) where representatives of over a dozen companies and community groups came together to exchange their experience of what works, what doesn’t and general principles which emerged from these discussions. This is a summary of what came from this meeting.

Tuesday 30 January 2018

The challenge of recruiting Perl developers

Many employers have a real challenge increasing the size of their Perl team. First we’ll work out the reasons recruitment is so difficult for a Perl team, and then we’ll bounce around some ideas on how to overcome these obstacles.