[sf-lug] Jobs?

jim stockford jim at well.com
Mon May 1 09:35:58 PDT 2006

    Rick has a lot of linux miles, so I credit his
thoughts pretty much entirely. As to this, it
seems to me that (speaking generally) the
attendance of computer user group meetings
has a relatively high number of job-seekers/
networkers, and as these folks get employed,
their individual attendance becomes spotty.
    Given that thought, local linux-related job
postings seem an okay thread to the email.

    Whatever you guys want, lemme know and
we'll set the mail list up (hoping for concensus).

On May 1, 2006, at 9:14 AM, Rick Moen wrote:

> Quoting Greg Nelson (gnelson at gmail.com):
>> My concern is that if job openings can be advertised, then on what 
>> grounds
>> will the list reject other advertisements?  But if it were opened up 
>> to
>> general ads, the list would become unattractive to me, and I suspect 
>> to
>> others as well.
> I'll just point out that jobs listings  are just _not_ what this or any
> other user group mailing list are about, and that pretty much everyone
> knows where to go, to find them[1].
> A couple of other nearby groups have posted jobs policies, which might
> be interesting to compare:
> SVLUG -- posted here:  http://www.svlug.org/policies/job-policy.shtml
> Essentially, jobs postings must go to the moderated jobs mailing list
> created for that purpose, and not to the Linux discussion lists.  There
> are a couple of other rules about geographic relevance.
> BAFUG -- posted here:  http://www.bafug.org/mailman/listinfo/ba-jobs
> Again, a dedicated, moderated jobs mailing list, and such postings may
> not go to the main discussion lists.
> CABAL -- posted here:  http://linuxmafia.com/mailman/listinfo/conspire
> Jobs postings must be submitted via the listadmin, who will decide if
> they're appropriate.
> [1] In addition to the standard Monster, Craigslist, etc. and local
> general-IT recruiting firms, there are resources like these:
> http://www.svlug.org/farm.shtml#jobs
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