i am j2ee software engineer with 7+ years of experience. i lost my job due to recession. i had casual approach in job hunt. Now it is more than 6 months. i am not even getting interview calls because of this gap. i don't know if i am not getting calls because of recession or because i do not have current job.
Can someone tell me how is java market in india/US/Europe?
will it create bad impression if i join small company after working in big reputed company?
It's pretty bad world-wide and 7 months isn't all that unusual, which is thy the US Congress keeps extending long-term unemployment benefits. And, if it's any consolation, back in 2001, I went for over 2 years without a regular paycheck, although I did manage to maintain credibility by working a short-term contract project during part of that time. I just read this morning that InfoSys had a really bad year.
I don't think changing company sizes - especially downwards - is going to hurt all that much. However, you will find that in smaller companies, you'll have to do a lot of things that someone else would be doing in a bigger company. On the other hand, you'll probably have more opportunities to work in new areas. Except for maybe the politics, I figure it all comes out about even.
"privilege" comes from the Latin words for "private" and "law" (legal) and dates to feudal times. To "claim privilege" meant that you were above the laws that applied to the common people.
I went for over 2 years without a regular paycheck, although I did manage to maintain credibility by working a short-term contract project during part of that time
wow. Thanks for sharing that.
can anyone tell how is job market in india?
From what I hear, it is starting to pick up. But the "market" is a generalization and it is difficult to say if it is picking up or going down without hearing about figures of employment / unemployment. I see more ads for vacant positions so that must be a good sign.