On 22 Nov 2001, at 12:39, David Golden wrote:
> On Thursday 22 November 2001 09:57, Niall O Broin wrote:
>> > Presumably, they didn't find a suitable person. I wish the Eolach employees
> > the best in their search for jobs which unfortunately won't be all that
> > easy in the current climate.
>> Yup, it's a pain in the arse trying to find a decent computing job right now,
> particularly for those of us with less professional experience.
Even for those of us with nine years experience!
> I've been doing a two pronged computing and mechanical engineering job search,
> but I haven't got much of either - lots of recruitment agencies wanting my CV
> "for their database", few actual companies. :-(
>> These days, new jobs that would have gone to relatively recent graduates
> (like me) are now going to people with me+N years of experience, who are
> willing to work for less than the previous job they've just lost (at least,
> that's the impression I've got from chatting to other people at the few
> interviews I've had + in the pub.) . In turn, of course, there's VBers
> who've had even less luck than me...
Nine years experience! Since October, only 4 interviews out of 600
inquiries! Dudes, this is just wrong!
Maybe all of us looking for work should just form some super mega
multinational and buy Microsoft!
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