Kevin D. McAllister on Mon, 29 Oct 2001 23:50:20 +0100

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Re: [PLUG] I just got laid off.

Probably a good industry to consider in a technology capacity are
defense contractors.  They will most likely have some openings.
Lockheed has offices in Valley Forge, Moorestown, NJ (not far from
philly) also Northrop Grumman is huge in the Baltimore area.  I
think there is a boeing plant around philly.  And probably other

I worked for Grumman and I surely could have settled down worked
there for 40 years and retired, I would have never become rich, but
the bill collectors would have been pacified.  The work can be
interesting and excrutiatingly boring at the same time.  But the
government is allocating billions for the war on terrorism there
will be RFPs out and engineering work to be done.

On or about Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 03:53:36PM -0500, wrote:
> The company I worked for just laid some more people off (including me),
> and I don't believe the rest have much longer.
> So I'm looking for a job, preferably Unix/Internet related.  My resume
> is
> I recognize that the computer industry is not doing so well, so jobs are
> less available, so I'm more open to moving out of state.  Maybe Vermont,
> I hear they have good gun laws there.
> I'm not shocked.  It's been no secret that the company has not been
> doing well.  About a month ago, though, I was told the company would be
> around for multiple years, at least.  But unlike for the collapse of IQ
> (my last employer), I didn't get out in time.
> I now also find myself very much in need of a cellphone.  I would really
> appreciate suggestions.
> -- 
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