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Netherlands faces a shortage of developers. Join Honeypot - a developer exclusive job-platform where companies apply to you. Get multiple offers.

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21 points · 4 months ago

You need to add an explanation why your system is better than the current recruiter system (where the middle-man at least tries to match appropriate profiles actively). In developer's eyes any middle-man is bad, as it raises expectations due to increased fees and the overall end result is less income for the developer him/herself.

There's a big flaw in this system as the most important advice for developers themselves is always checking at companies themselves that they're interested in. So developers don't have a need to join Honeypot.

The reason our country is now filled with probably more recruiters than actual developers is because companies are not prepared to suddenly hire more capacity in a short period and are forced to use recruiters. The most common thing every company says is "even if we want to directly hire someone, where do we even start?". Thus, they resort to recruiters because they are pretty much full-time doing just that (and they have spammed all vacancy sites so no developer nor company can get in touch with each other directly), which increases the speed of search.

What does your platform solve? Does it help companies? Probably not, the same real world competition still exists but now in a smaller scale on your platform. Does it help developers? I don't see how, we barely have to blink to get another job. Might as well go without a middle-man leeching from our salary.

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Ik zal deze mogelijkheid benutten om r/Cirkeltrek te promoten.

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Bullshit. I have had a profile there for years, never had any response whatsoever.

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14 points · 4 months ago

It's The Netherlands.

Netherlands is like saying Unite State Murca.

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Could it be cause the salary is terrible compared to cost of living? I'd imagine most of us would leave for Germany or some Scandinavian country or Canada/US if they could

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Ze moeten dat kanker kanker kanker wiet illegaal maken als ik iemand die kk zooi zie roken bel ik gelijk de politie kijk maar uit junkies wij zijn op stoner watch, mensen die hier blowen worden de kk ingeslagen

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Calling your platform ''honeypot'' may just be the most retarded move I've seen yet in any reddit advert lmao

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My country :)

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1 point · 24 days ago

Another possible reason is the raising lack of reliability of the dutch government. Check the sad story:

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1 point · 8 days ago

Ik zie deze promotie nu al 8 maanden en ben helemaal niet de doelgroep. Super irritant.

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