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August 9, 2012  4:08 PM

Book Review: Ubuntu Made Easy

Posted by: Robin "Roblimo" Miller
2012, IT jobs, IT Professionals, job, job-hunting, job-seekers, knowledge, learn, training

Why would a blog about your IT career review a book about Ubuntu Linux? Because Linux knowledge is essential to any serious IT person who wants to do more than basic desktop...

February 27, 2012  1:14 PM

10 Online Resources for IT Job Hunters

Posted by: Robin "Roblimo" Miller
best cities, creative, first job, government jobs, IT jobs, job-hunting, libertarian, moving

I spend a fair amount of my time reading about job hunting. Today's post is a list of 10 of the most valuable online resources I've found for IT job hunters ranging from new grads up to management-level people. Whether you need a job or are just thinking about moving to a new employer, you...

January 16, 2012  1:43 PM

Beware of Employment Scams That Pop Up In Tough Times

Posted by: Robin "Roblimo" Miller
419, advance fee, desperate, employees, FTC, job, job-hunting, judgment, Nigerian, resume, ripoffs, scam, tax prep, training, work-at-home

Here's a Reddit post: "Thanks for applying! Pay us to train you, and *maybe* we'll hire you!" This seems like an obvious scam to me. These people are offering to train...

January 3, 2012  2:52 PM

A New Job for a New Year?

Posted by: Robin "Roblimo" Miller
2011, 2012, Barack Obama, better job, Congress, crystal ball, election, free lunch, housing, January, job-hunting, president, recession, resume, Ron Paul, seekers

Congratulations. You have survived 2011. It is now 2012, and some economists and analysts say the recession we've been enjoying for the past few years is now easing, and that there will be more job openings in 2012 than in any year since 2008, maybe even 2007. Huzzah! But does that mean you should...


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