[FoRK] Looking for a guy who knows a guy...

Reza B'far reza.bfar at oracle.com
Tue Mar 19 11:59:28 PDT 2013

One more thing... Hiring is hard, but retaining the "right" talent (IMHO) is harder.  Last thing you want is have the wrong team, wrong expectations, etc... Much better to go in low... And surprise with the high.... Though clearly not as sexy or romantic

On Mar 19, 2013, at 11:47 AM, Lucas Gonze <lucas.gonze at gmail.com> wrote:

> Want some unwanted advice? Said developer has many options already and
> needs a bit more romance.
> Hiring is hard.
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 11:41 AM, Reza B'far <reza.bfar at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Good point.  Work will be technically very interesting and varied.. But this is not the job for a lot of smart folks who may have "healthy" ego's... There is already too many personalities involved... Not looking for product direction thoughts, etc.  just heads down execute
>> On Mar 19, 2013, at 11:37 AM, Lucas Gonze <lucas.gonze at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Reza, what would motivate said developer to reply, aside from compensation?
>>> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 10:31 AM, Reza B'Far (Oracle)
>>> <reza.bfar at oracle.com> wrote:
>>>> Folks -
>>>> A friend is looking for a guy in the SF area who
>>>> 1. Has both pragmatic and academic comp-sci covered (so e.g., knows
>>>>  what REST REALLY means, knows O(n), etc.... and has written at least
>>>>  10 years worth of code)
>>>> 2. Is able to take direction (blue-green personality and doesn't get
>>>>  into endless arguments with his boss)
>>>> 3. Is a strong verbal communicator.
>>>> 4. Is presentable with exec's.
>>>> Compensation is very good.
>>>> Let me know
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