Re: Job openings slim

Subject: Re: Job openings slim
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Dan <dangarza1 -at- comcast -dot- net>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 10:22:06 -0400

I've been laid off since December. Fortunately I have been able to
take on part time contract work. And you are right, companies are
extremely picky with what they are looking for, and from what I can
tell are also very frugal about offered salaries. I've had several
balk at a number I thought reasonable (and much lower than what I'd
previously made, given the change in role).

It's a tough market. Hang in there.

In the meantime, to those looking to hire... *waves*

On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 5:41 PM, Dan<dangarza1 -at- comcast -dot- net> wrote:
>
> Well I have been laid off for over a month now. Not a whole lot of work in
> Houston.
> Seems the employer wants writers that are super qualified in a specific
> niche, like SQL, SAP, Maximo, bunch of weird stuff. And to do Oil and Gas
> documentation, you have to be a site operator which is ridiculous.

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References:
FrameMaker: Table Footnote: Spacing: From: Keith Hansen
Job openings slim: From: Dan

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