[TriLUG] Not Linux: Anyone else feeling the pain?
robdale at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 09:44:05 EST 2008
Wouldn't it be expected that the jobs list would have few subscribers?
A jobs list is transient. Employed people wouldn't normally
subscribe to such a list. Unemployed people would be subscribed only
while remaining unemployed; they wouldn't continue to be subscribed
once they were employed. Any snapshot of subscribers would most
likely be those looking for a job at that particular point in time. I
think the same would go for posters. A job poster would subscribe
long enough to only post a job. There would not be a need for anyone
to remain subscribed to the list for an unlimited amount of time.
Perhaps number of jobs posted compared to the main list would be a
On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 7:56 AM, Warren Myers <volcimaster at gmail.com> wrote:
> We used to have one of those, iirc - it was something like "
> trilug-jobs at trilug.org". I believe it was discontinued because too few
> people subscribed to it compared to the "real" list.
> On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 12:45 PM, Jeff Ellis <jeff-lists at ellises.us> wrote:
>> Why not create a new list for job postings? This is what the Java User
>> Group does and it seems to work well. As times get tough, it seems a
>> shame not to share job postings of any sort.
>> Cristóbal Palmer wrote:
>> > On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 12:16 PM, Tanner Lovelace <clubjuggler at gmail.com>
>> >> Ok, I'll ask. Why don't you pass along job ads? The SC used to do
>> >> Or, are there too many job ads now that you think the list would become
>> >> overwhelmed? Seems like this is a "policy" that might need to be
>> > Two main reasons:
>> > 1) the SC was getting used as a dumping ground by some recruiters (eg.
>> > jobs not remotely involving Linux, jobs not remotely involving NC).
>> > 2) We responded to _all_ people asking to pass along job offers both
>> > pointing them at the list if they wanted to join it and encouraging
>> > them to attend a meeting and stand up with the announcement at the
>> > beginning.
>> > It's not that we don't like the idea of job postings. We just wanted
>> > to make sure the list and steering committee weren't getting
>> > abused.... and hopefully in the process encourage better job
>> > postings/announcements.
>> > Cheers,
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