It's an economic problem. The students demand the kind of skills for the jobs that are out there, so universities don't teach the low-level stuff. It's a chicken-and-egg situation. That makes it hard for [companies like Mozilla] to grow here and to employ a lot of the people who do apply to us.
We have found some excellent people, but they tend to be self-taught. People we've hired here have typically learned skills on their own. If we had one leading computer-science university in New Zealand, there would be an opportunity to teach those skills.
The other universities could take care of the 'IT-department' kind of skillset.
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