Some web sites for job hunting.
The Short List for Silicon Valley Perl jobs, August, 2012.
Click to see perl jobs within a 50-mile radius of Sunnyvale, CA:
The (Partly) Annotated List, August, 2012.
Requires security clearance.
Fast response, clean UI.
Salary data, job listings, interview questions, & more.
Register and provide data to see more of their data.
High-quality search of very large data base.
Collects data from many online sources in one place for easy search.
Might not include craigslist or EDD listings.
In-Q-Tel, Venture fund of CIA.
Not high volume, but focused on Perl.
Maintain an account here that can be searched by prospective employers.
They have a job search function; some jobs might not be listed elsewhere.
Employment & training agency at Sunnyvale EDD office.
Informative workshops are well-presented; career advisors available for 1-1 Q&A.
Paid by your taxes, no other fees required.
"We enable jobseekers to transition back into the workforce by providing new skills, new connections, new information, and new opportunities."
Online contract agency.
S/w that you install locally tracks the work you do for a payer.
Many online tests to take to show your ability to take tests.
See also expertsExchange.com, vWorker.com (renamed from rentACoder.com), elance.com, guru.com. Find others at
Here is a brief blog entry from 2006 w/ comments:
Job hunting and working life for programmers, sysadmins, and all other techies.
Weblog with good content by Andy Lester.
See also other categories, eg, Career, Resumes.
High quality networking & more; open orientation can be a high energy affair; at Sunnyvale EDD office.
It costs you no money, but you must attend meetings and volunteer your time to keep the group running.
Has a very good reputation and draws people from many miles away.
Similar to indeed.com; has some different filters.
Includes SLAC, the linear accelerator center.
Connect face-face at a meeting - better than sending dozens of resumes blindly.
Jobs have been posted on the mailing list.
Companies funded by venture capital groups; many startups.
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