[DFW.pm] DFW.pm mailing list and jobs

Stuart Johnston saj at thecommune.net
Wed Feb 27 15:07:04 PST 2013

The policy in the past has been that recruiters are not allowed but 
active groups members are allowed to post opportunities they are 
personally connected to.  I think that is a pretty good compromise.

On 02/27/2013 04:49 PM, Kirk Nicholson wrote:
> IMHO Perl related job postings are NOT spam. If this forum can narrow an
> otherwise difficult job search for those best qualified to do the job,
> so be it.
> On Feb 27, 2013 1:35 PM, "Tommy Butler" <dfwpm at internetalias.net
> <mailto:dfwpm at internetalias.net>> wrote:
>     We get recruiter "spam" from time to time on this mailing list.  For
>     some, it's appreciated.  For most, it's annoying because it's a
>     technical mailing list were we discuss technical things and not
>     other matters.
>     Today I beg your indulgence for a slightly off-topic post,
>     non-technical in nature, but Perl-related and for the potential
>     benefit of our membership.  In our first meeting since the "reboot"
>     of DFW.pm, I explained that our projects together were to accomplish
>     at least these two things -- to have fun and to learn skills that
>     were valuable in today's workplace.  Two big wins, to exercise and
>     enjoy however you want.
>     So having said that, I wanted to disclose that I know about some
>     open jobs in the DFW area.  I will probably seldom if ever mention
>     this again out of respect to the charter of our group and the
>     mailing list in general.  But for the benefit of those who are
>     seeking work in today's difficult times I wanted to let you know
>     that the things you are learning in our meetings are skills that are
>     in high demand in today's business world.  Right here in DFW I am
>     aware of jobs that require people with our Perl skill set. They are
>     local, legit, and pay nicely.
>     If you or a friend is looking for employment, that can be a tough
>     place to be.  I know; I've been there.  If you are looking for
>     employment, please ping me off-list at <dfwpm at internetalias dot
>     net> and I can give you specific details.
>     Thanks for the great discussions we've had recently on the list. I'm
>     really looking forward to our next meeting.
>     Until then, /keep improving./
>     --Tommy Butler
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