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Stefan Koopmanschap's Blog: About your job opening...

Note: This article was originally published at PHPDeveloper on 6 October 2011.
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If you're currently looking for developers to fit the needs of your company but just can't seem to find a good fit, Stefan Koopmanschap has a good suggestion you might want to follow to be more effective in your search.

The PHP job market is booming. Lots of companies are looking for (good) developers, but these are hard to find. Lots of developers are looking for a (good) job, but these are equally hard to find. Wait, that sounds strange... but it's true.

He points out that he's seen several companies put other technologies besides their core technology in their ads (shame on them). He suggests that companies think about what tech you really work with and stick with that on the resume - don't try to pull in people with hype and buzzwords.