[Baypiggies] [RECRUITER] Finding work

jim jim at well.com
Fri May 22 16:19:25 CEST 2009

the sf-lug rules allow job postings if 
they follow the format rules: 
* ASCII text 
* no more than five brief paragraphs: 
1: job title, city location, salary range 
2: skills wanted 
3: job description 
4: company benefits 
5: contact information 

On Wed, 2009-05-20 at 21:09 -0700, Shannon -jj Behrens wrote:
> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 6:44 PM, Elan <elan.martinez at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Excellent jj (mr. moderator)!  I think this can work.
> >
> > BTW, to be clear I want to encourage EVERYONE to contribute and not just
> > recruiters, especially since my guess is that most fee-based recruiters
> > (definitely not all) will be reluctant to contribute if they are not getting
> > a fee or if they feel paranoid about other recruiters "stealing" leads or
> > contacts.  My comment to those recruiters... if you have a strong client
> > relationship there's no reason to worry, and remember you do not have to
> > include any clients you are currently working with.  If everyone chips in to
> > do what they can we will all benefit in the long run.
> >
> > So jj and everyone else, I would love to start this all off immediately but
> > I'm going to wait to post my leads until tonight.  I have a couple of
> > stealth co's in S.F. that I would like to list, but need to confirm that
> > they are still actively hiring python engineers, who I can list as
> > preferred contacts and also how much I can divulge about the companies.  I
> > also have a couple fo non-stealth co's based in S.F. that I will post but
> > need to confirm the same info.  Please, to those who may post before me, do
> > the best you can to provide current and relevant information to the job
> > seekers in this community.
> I'll second that.  Here's my hint to the recruiters of the world.  I
> don't really care who the VCs are or where the CEO went to college.
> Sure, I might want to know those things eventually, but first I want
> to know:
> a) What technologies does the company use?
> b) Where are they located?
> c) Can they afford to pay me a decent salary?
> d) What positions are they hiring for?
> After knowing those things, I'll want to know:
> e) Is this a sweatshop?
> f) How does the company develop software (fast and dirty?  agile?  clueless?)?
> My $0.02,
> -jj

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