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Adding job guidelines page

After too many threads on bad job posting etiquette we now have a page
dedicated to the guidelines we'd appreciate recruiters & others to
follow.
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1 parent 9c1a80e commit e6642d037da96a7911cac2369214d552e44b21f9 @jc00ke jc00ke committed Mar 28, 2012
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4 app/controllers/home_controller.rb
@@ -5,6 +5,10 @@ def index
@events = Defer { ::Event.future }
end
+ def job_guidelines
+
+ end
+
# Raise exception, mostly for confirming that exception_notification works.
def omfg
raise ArgumentError, "OMFG"
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3 app/views/home/index.html.erb
@@ -11,6 +11,9 @@
<h2>Resources</h2>
<ul>
<li>
+ If you are a recruiter, entrepreneur or business looking to hire, please read our <%= link_to "job posting guidelines", job_guidelines_path %>.
+ </li>
+ <li>
<a href="http://groups.google.com/group/pdxruby">Subscribe to our main mailing list: "pdxruby"</a> to participate in technical discussions, receive meeting announcements and notes, and get suggestions of other interesting events. You may post jobs and gigs if the work is Ruby-related and within ~100 miles of Portland.
</li>
<li>
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26 app/views/home/job_guidelines.html.erb
@@ -0,0 +1,26 @@
+<h2>Hi There!</h2>
+
+<p>We've had many job postings on the list, and we don't want them to stop. However, we do ask you follow a few guidelines to help you be more successful.</p>
+
+<h3>Please...</h3>
@reidab
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reidab added a note Mar 29, 2012

&hellip;

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+<ul>
+ <li>start the subject of your email with [JOB]</li>
+ <li>only post jobs within 100 miles of Portland or run it by a moderator first.</li>
+ <li>don't copy/paste some corporate description. They are too boilerplate and vague for us.</li>
+ <li>avoid buzzwords. If you want a ninja rockstar to roflscale your project, you're looking in the wrong place.</li>
+ <li>don't post a description that came right from your lawyer's lips. Descriptions that sound like they're from a human do <em>much</em> better.</li>
+ <li>keep the descriptions short, technical &amp; clear.</li>
+ <li>tell us about the culture, not just the benefits.</li>
+ <li>take a look at several well-received posts
+ <ul>
+ <li><a href="https://groups.google.com/d/msg/pdxruby/tMb6k44relI/ojsizgNa0bgJ" target="_blank">Anyone interested in Ruby work?</a> &ndash; <a href="http://www.revisu.com" target="_blank">Revisu</a></li>
+ <li><a href="https://groups.google.com/d/msg/pdxruby/tMb6k44relI/ojsizgNa0bgJ" target="_blank">Looking for experienced RoR developer and project partner</a> &ndash; <a href="http://www.dot-orgstrategicplan.com/" target="_blank">Dot-org Strategic Plan</a></li>
@geeksam
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geeksam added a note Mar 29, 2012

duplicate URL

@jc00ke
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jc00ke added a note Mar 29, 2012

sunnova... thanks.

@jc00ke
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jc00ke added a note Mar 29, 2012

Fixed in f212f7b

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+ </ul>
+ </li>
+ <li>take a look at what we <em>don't</em> want care for
@reidab
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reidab added a note Mar 29, 2012

Should be "want" or "care for", but not both

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+ <ul>
+ <li><a href="https://groups.google.com/d/msg/pdxruby/w4VLqA5AClI/dzH7kv7r5OYJ" target="_blank">Sr. Ruby Developer</a></li>
+ <li><a href="https://groups.google.com/d/msg/pdxruby/T9cARxxLQqA/L2oC2iz67CgJ" target="_blank">The "Ruby On Rails - Mastermind" Opportunities</a></li>
+ </ul>
+ </li>
+</ul>
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2 config/routes.rb
@@ -21,6 +21,8 @@
map.root :controller => "home"
+ map.job_guidelines '/job_guidelines', :controller => 'home', :action => :job_guidelines
+
map.login '/login', :controller => 'member_sessions', :action => 'login'
map.login_as '/login_as/:id', :controller => 'member_sessions', :action => 'login_as'
map.logout '/logout', :controller => 'member_sessions', :action => 'logout'

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@jc00ke
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jc00ke commented on e6642d0 Mar 29, 2012

Thanks @reidab, those changes are in 9eff050

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