Saturday 11 May 2019

Cross-training to grow your Perl team

Expanding a company’s Perl operations can be a headache for HR and tech teams alike. Hiring more staff is not always an option and even when it is, finding a Perl developer to walk straight into a new role is hard. A more viable approach for many companies is to offer cross-training into Perl for staff already employed. The problem is that while your developer is cross-training, there’s work which they aren’t doing. Geekuni has been working closely with companies for several years and we’ve gained valuable insights into what works and what doesn’t. The good news is that you can in fact facilitate the smooth running of existing operations while seamlessly growing your Perl talent through cross-training. Here’s what you need to know.