[lug] Long Shot for a job
jeremy at hinegardner.org
Mon Mar 17 22:12:19 MDT 2008
On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 01:50:32PM -0500, Brandon Shapiro wrote:
> Hi Everybody!
> I just recently joined the BLUG mailing list. I am a member of GoLUM (Group
> of Linux Users Memphis), and I am looking to move to the Boulder-Denver
> area. I know it's a long shot, but I was wondering if anyone knows of any
> place hiring. Haven't had much luck landing an entry level programming
> position. I graduated a couple of years ago with a degree in MIS, and am
> now an open source advocate. I'm hoping to match my skills with my passion
> for tech. I've been playing around with every piece of HW/SW I can get my
> hands on. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I've been
> embroidering/digitizing for a few years, so I can at least make you a tux
> polo or something.
> Having been the help desk/network administrator/maintenance repair
> man/operations manager/director of global embroidery systems/customer
> service rep/etc. at a local retail establishment, I am simply disappointed
> with the management and its gross resistance to change. I figured 5 years
> was long enough...
> Hopefully this isn't too silly... Thought it'd be worthwhile to give another
> lug a shout before I pay CareerBuilder for their "titanium" package
> (apparently it puts you at the top of Employers' search lists). Have a good
> one, and I hope to meet you soon!
> And thanks for your time...
One of the better resources for tech jobs in the Boulder / Denver area is the
Rocky Mountain Internet User Group jobs list
That's the best place I know of. There have also been a few job postings on our
list in the past couple of months. Look at our archive and see what you can
Good luck on the job search, and when you get out here, look us up. We'll be
glad to see you.
Jeremy Hinegardner jeremy at hinegardner.org
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