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

Jason Switzer jswitzer at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 17:13:27 PST 2013

On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 5:07 PM, Andrew Robertson
<critter_75075 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I agree, Perl related jobs are relevant to this discussion group.  Although,
> I think there was a request at one point to make sure job postings are
> clearly marked in the subject so they can be ignored if appropriate.
> Even if I am not looking, I do enjoy reading relevant job postings, if only
> to know what I should be studying.
> What charter?
>    Andy
> Sent from my Samsung Epic™ 4G Touch
> Kirk Nicholson <kirk.nicholson at gmail.com> 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> 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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Meh, as long as they are advertised as job postings for perl (no
sneaky subjects that mislead me into spam), I don't have a problem
with it.

-Jason Switzer

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