Uttered "Edward C. Bailey" <ed(a)rpath.com>, spake thus:
(Before the flames about off-topic/commercial/whatever posts start,
aware that, before posting, I asked Karsten if he thought this was an
appropriate use of the list. His response was that he personally thought
people might be interested in job opportunities, but felt my post would be
a good opportunity for people to weigh in with their own thoughts on the
I am in favor of allowing principals-only to make such requests here
but I don't think headhunters should be allowed the same grace. Why
the difference? I would hate wading through off-topic solicitations,
cattle-call resume/CV requests and the like. Allowing first-person
requests here will still require that we politely correct any body
shop that finds out about it, but that would be OK: we would be
protecting our own interests.
Summary: principal or first-person solicitations only, no advertising
nor any headhunters.
Your opinion may differ and that's OK with me. I'm not trying to