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T-Mac-Oz18-Dec-08 19:56
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Kevin McFarlane wrote:
But I detest having tech tests delivered via the agency rather than at the employer.


Fair enough too. We ask for code samples but wouldn't dream of having a recruitment agency evaluate them. There's enough "programmers" out there who can't write code, I can't imagine why anyone would think a recruitment agent would have the ability to distinguish good code from bad.

T-Mac-Oz

"When I'm ruler of the universe ... I'm working on it, I'm working on it. I'm just as frustrated as you are. It turns out to be a non-trivial problem." - Linus Torvalds

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