Art Alexion on 2 Oct 2008 03:30:22 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] help with filling a sysadmin position

On Oct 1, 2008, at 9:23 PM, "William H. Magill" < 
 > wrote
>>   You mention 24x7 support, FreeBSD, MTA and DB performance tuning,
>> interacting with clients, AND programing.  That makes me wonder if
>> the new person would be part of an IT team and what size is the
>> team, because doing all of that or even some of all of that seems
>> like it could easily snowball into waaay too much work for just one
>> person.
> This is especially true if you are advertising for a UNIX System
> Administrator as opposed to a <some flavor of> LINUX System
> Administrator. REAL SysAdmins know that there is are significant
> differences between flavors and regard "unix" postings as something
> someone in HR with no clue

This is the flip side of the typo-ridden resume. The employer who  
wants everything for peanuts -- or donuts. 
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