Michael Leone on Tue, 30 Oct 2001 01:50:24 +0100

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Re: [PLUG] I just got laid off.

> > Go look at any headhunter site: there are *plenty* of contract-based
> > jobs available, and some full-time jobs available, for people with
> > Unix experience. Some of them want you to know Solaris or HPUX or
> > Tru64 Unix. So go learn that. Even buying a personal license to one
> > of these operating systems, though it is rather expensive, is not
> > totally ridiculous, and it'll pay off. This is NOT as difficult a
> > situation as you seem to want to make it.
> There is a free version of Solaris. And there is a version of Solaris
> that runs on Intel hardware.
> I don't believe all of those head hunter or employment agency job ads
> are real. Sometimes they might just want to collect resumes or do a
> survey of what's available and how much money people want to make.

I got my previous and current jobs by answering headhunter ads in the

Well, actually, they kept me on file, since I didn't fully qualify for
the posted jobs. Later, they called me for the jobs I did get.

Linux helped, but these are mainly Windows support/network admin jobs.


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