For 2023 - we are now fully retired from IT training.
We have made many, many friends over 25 years of teaching about Python, Tcl, Perl, PHP, Lua, Java, C and C++ - and MySQL, Linux and Solaris/SunOS too. Our training notes are now very much out of date, but due to upward compatability most of our examples remain operational and even relevant ad you are welcome to make us if them "as seen" and at your own risk.
Lisa and I (Graham) now live in what was our training centre in Melksham - happy to meet with former delegates here - but do check ahead before coming round. We are far from inactive - rather, enjoying the times that we are retired but still healthy enough in mind and body to be active!
I am also active in many other area and still look after a lot of web sites - you can find an index ((here))
Looking for Python staff
I'm often asked if I know any good Python programmers. And the next sentence is usually along the lines of "I'm looking to add Python programming resources to my team ...".
I do know some excellent Python programmers. Some are people that I've met over years of being in the business, but most are trainees who have been sent on our courses by their employers and who I've seen grow from new users through, in many cases, to expert practitioners.
Well House Consultants is NOT a recruitment agency. Our main commitment is to our delegates and to the companies who pay to sent them to us, so it would be a conflict of interest for me to proceed to help other people recruit them after the course. But there are exceptions; if a trainee has moved on from the employer who sent him on the course, or if he's a contractor who paid for his own place, then I'm happy to pass job opportunities on.
So you're looking for Python staff, I'm only able to offer you a very limited pool. And I can also help you build your own pool. We offer Python training courses
; if you want to take on a new team member and get him trained up, or you have an existing employee looking for a new role, what a great solution. And that existing employee will already know your business too so he wouldn't need to learn that too. (written 2006-02-01, updated 2006-06-09)
Associated topics are indexed as below, or enter http://melksh.am/nnnn for individual articlesG907 - Well House Consultants - Recruitment and Career Development 
The next generation of programmer - (2004-11-13) 
A new skill may not be quick and easy - (2005-02-02) 
Finding the right holes - (2005-03-21) 
What career opportunities for web designers - (2005-04-20) 
Tough Love - (2005-07-25) 
Can an older person learn a programming language - (2005-08-10) 
10 years C# knowledge please - (2005-11-23) 
Job vacancy - double agent wanted - (2006-02-02) 
I'm answering a job applicant - (2006-05-16) 
Career development advice - (2006-05-23) 
Want to be a technical trainer in the UK? - (2006-06-08) 
Watch your Google profile - (2006-06-13) 
Staff Meeting - (2006-08-30) 
Best source to learn Java (or Perl or PHP or Python) - (2008-12-28) 
LinkedIn - Thrice Asked, and joined. - (2008-12-30) 
Why most training fails ... - (2009-03-30) 
Past PHP delegates / others - coding help needed for next 3 months - (2009-06-23) 
Can you learn to program in 4 days? - (2009-07-16) 
Research is exciting. But should routine be automated? - (2011-09-14) 
How not to call when job seeking ... - (2011-10-20) 
Back to Uni - (2012-01-26) 
Looking and Learning - even on Holiday - (2012-05-22)
Some other Articles
Robust PHP user inputsChanging @INC - where Perl loads its modulesPerl Regular Expressions - finding the position and length of the matchLooking for Python staffLoosing breath with GeraldRemember to process blank linesDWIM and AWWOSaving a MySQL query results to your local disc for ExcelWhat to do with milk
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