Jobs and work
roger at runcircle.co.uk
Thu Sep 12 22:38:19 BST 2002
Just had a mail that may be of interest, if you get anywhere mention my name...
I am seeking a Unix System Administrator for a company in Oxfordshire
ideally FreeBSD however Linux or Solaris would be considered. As
you have these skills there may be a possibility of you having
suitable work colleagues.
Monarch Recruitment Ltd
0121 237 3155
jjohnson at monarchrecruitment.co.uk
On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 04:14:14PM +0100, Paul Robinson wrote:
> On Sep 12, Paul Civati <paul at xciv.org> wrote:
> > Now that I'm looking for consultancy type work, I wondered what good
> > routes were to finding *BSD type work that might be going?
> Ha ha ha ha! Sorry, but this made me laugh a little. I've been on the job
> market since last November. There is *nothing* out there. I've done two
> consultancies (one 3 month in Manchester, one month in Falkland Islands) but
> apart from that, there has been little.
> The main problem is competition. There is a lot of people out here, and not
> so many jobs. As a result, prices are coming down, employers are getting ten
> times as many applicants as they did 2 years ago, and people are coming down
> in job specs to earn money. Somebody who was a tech director of a dot.com 2
> years ago, is now hacking PHP together to pay the rent. It's a grim
> situation, and current expectations are that it won't turn around until
> early 2004. Personally, I'm trying to get onto other projects, still
> looking, but also expecting to do something completely outside IT for a
> year, just to get some moolah.
> > Do we have a jobs list?
> We do, but I don't recall getting a mail off it for some time. There aren't
> many *BSD jobs out there at the moment anyway - the majority seem to be
> Oracle related.
> Good luck, and if your eventual employers need somebody with experience as
> well as yourself, and they're in Europe, give me a shout. ;-)
> Paul Robinson
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