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[nycphp-jobs] Question: Re: Senior PHP5 developer - Social media

Victor Olteanu victor.olteanu at gmail.com
Fri Jul 17 12:16:51 EDT 2009


I think it means it's a cohesive group. In some companies nobody talks to
each other, and it seems what they're saying is that these guys are friendly
and communicative, which is something I personally consider a big plus.

V

On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 12:08 PM, Kristina D. H. Anderson <
ka at kacomputerconsulting.com> wrote:

> I'm wondering what it means to other people on this list when they read
> something like "This is a group that works and plays well together."
>
> Does this mean that socializing with co-workers is a requirement of the
> job?  That the office environment is loud and boisterous [see, viz.,
> other job postings that mention foosball in the office, etc.] and that
> concentration may therefore be a difficult task?  Does it mean that
> there is a high value placed on "fitting in" i.e. that the team be
> homogeneous and therefore they are probably looking to bring in only
> people of a certain "type" to be on the "team"...?
>
> Your comments and feedback are appreciated and hope that this is in the
> spirit of sincere discussion about how to read job postings!
>
> - Kristina
>
>
>
> > Agreed all - let's keep comments useful and traffic to a minimum -
> not to
> > sound like a third grade teacher, but constructive criticism is
> welcomed and
> > benefits both job hunters and recruiters.  Having a good discussion
> with wit
> > is also important, but do remember that this list gets a lot of
> traffic for
> > a jobs list.
> >
> > H
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: jobs-bounces at lists.nyphp.org [mailto:jobs-
> > > bounces at lists.nyphp.org] On Behalf Of John Schoneboom
> > > Sent: Friday, July 17, 2009 10:06 AM
> > > To: jobs at lists.nyphp.org
> > > Subject: Re: [nycphp-jobs] Senior PHP5 developer - Social media
> > >
> > > Gotta weigh in on the side of the wise-asses.  Brian's comment is
> well
> > > taken and it's true we don't want to discourage job posters.  On the
> > > other hand I think there's equally good if not better value in using
> > > this network to reality-check with each other once in a while.  Wise
> > > cracks not only keep things a bit fun but they also can reflect some
> > > truths about the market.  I wouldn't sleep well at night thinking
> the
> > > rest of you were unanimously going around thinking of yourselves in
> > > all earnestness as rockstars out to change the world with your
> passion
> > > to work 20 hours a day.  If we can have the slightest influence on
> > > employer's expectations by means of our sarcastic feedback, so much
> > > the better.
> > >
> > > John
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