olaHalo wrote: »
In my area:
Low level jobs- Easy
Mid level jobs- Easy
Upper Level- Havent tried because I lack the experience, certs, and education (for now)
I also shotgun my resume all around and interview whenever I can (just the midlevel stuff). Even if I dont expect to take the job.
It allows me to know how much Im worth and what my options are. Also its great practice
Most IT guys in my area have told me similar stories. Never had trouble finding work here
snunez889 wrote: »
What area do you live in?
I live in California and the market is not that great.
markulous wrote: »
I'm heading back to California possibly in a couple of years and I see you're into networking judging by your certs. Are you looking specifically in the I.E.? If so, that could be part of it. The economy has never been great there, which is why everyone and their mom commutes into LA/OC.
olaHalo wrote: »
Ive gotten offers from people in California though. Nothing worth leaving for. But it seemed odd to me that they would reach out to someone so far away. Id figure they'd have qualified candidates near by
Ive had the most luck with craigslist and actual business sites. Very little luck with Monster, Indeed, etc
DoubleNNs wrote: »
I have the same problem in the NYC area - not hard to find a position (anymore) but it's hard to find a good fit.
Success101 wrote: »
Obviously the job market is horrible in many locations. However, I have noticed many are finding jobs with ease.
RHEL wrote: »
I'm in Central New York ...
There just aren't enough big employers in the area that have an IT budget substantial enough to warrant IBM Power hardware and support contracts. There are a few big ones and I've worked for most of them. ...