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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Proving I have mad perl skillzzzlz

by crouchingpenguin (Priest)
on Dec 22, 2003 at 19:04 UTC ( #316451=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Re: Re: Re: Proving I have mad perl skillzzzlz
in thread Proving I have mad perl skillzzzlz

It's just that there are a lot of people who say that, but few of them have the discipline to even get something that works at a minimum level, much less get to a reasonable standard of functionality.

Which is really the litmus test that I think those interviewing are looking for. Every applicant wants a job, many show the desired interest and enthusiam, less have the perseverance to actually see the project through to a releasable state (suffering along with that the maintenance and enhancement phases).

This is analogous to the belief that those who completed a degree program or certification are dedicated enough to see things through (whether or not this is an appropriate gauge of dedication is not my point, I think you can see the corelation).

"Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark. Professionals built the Titanic."
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