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Does anyone read �Jobs Wanted� and respond to it? I mean the people who have jobs to offer, do they read the posts and respond to them?
 
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For what its worth, I regularly refer recruiters to all three job forums here. I know some have posted jobs (I don't know if any checked out Jobs Wanted).
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I read it every time there is a new post!! My recommendation is if you do, make it count. To many times you see people making posts in there with too much or too little information, bad grammar, and generally a lack of effort for something that is supposed to make potential employers want to hire you.
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Another advantage is that it lets other people at the ranch know that you are available for work. If you are a regular contributor to the forums, and have built a good reputation, someone else that hangs at the ranch may value that and offer you the position before offering it to the public.
 
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Hi Sam,
If you have free time try to help out answering the newbies query, in that way, if a potential employer happens to look in this site will know your knowledge or at least your logic. I think it is a plus, would you?
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Hi Matt,
Are you serious? I would love to help out,it will help me too. What do I do next?
Sam
[ June 08, 2003: Message edited by: Sam Walker ]
 
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Hi Sam,
Did you notice in this ranch there are many forums; therefore, it could cover a wide range of topics? Just pick any of them and answer the queries. Off course, not all of the queries are entry level. Just do your best. I do not think anyone would give you a finger if your answer is not what they wanted.
Some I suggest writing book or articles because those individuals have higher learning in US standard MS, MBA, EMBA, or Phd. If you are not in that club, then play a different way by showing your knowledge through quasi-tutorial or quasi-technical support.
Like any public club, not all members are in the same level of status. Uses it to your benefit. At the same time try to do something like John's website. I think John's very professional.
There is no way anyone would search for job 24hrs/day. The whole bottom line is put your name outthere.
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Another advantage is that it lets other people at the ranch know that you are available for work. If you are a regular contributor to the forums, and have built a good reputation, someone else that hangs at the ranch may value that and offer you the position before offering it to the public.


All:
- This was certainly true in the position I now have with American General Finance.
- Someone here saw my notes regarding job searching and phoned me at home. We developed a professional relationship - talking shop about Java. When this person learned I had been laid off from Hewlett-Packard, they proceeded to score me a gig with their company (American General Finance) here in Evansville, Indiana.
- Am currently working with JSP, Servlets, Visual Age. Doing Internet E-Commerce Banking Applications. Lotsa fun.
John Coxey
(jpcoxey@aol.com)
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