[oclug] oclug traffic
Rick & Sarah
smc.rrr at sympatico.ca
Tue Nov 2 21:29:20 EST 2004
(and anyone else looking for work in the tech industry)
You should check out the Ottawa Talent Initiative.
They are trying to provide help to techies looking for
work in Ottawa. The organization is still getting off
the ground, but they are providing opportunities for
volunteering and gaining experience though many task
forces from Entrepreneurship to teams which are working
on Contract bidding including MERX. Check out some
of the descriptions in the Task Forces section under
opportunities. (there are now more teams than listed
Sean Hammond wrote:
> On that topic,
> Hi all - I'm new to the OCLUG mailing list. I moved to Canada a few
> weeks ago from Edinburgh Scotland (where they have an EdLUG), and I met
> one of your members whose name I didn't get at a refurb computers place
> on bank street. If you're listening - Ubuntu is now running perfectly on
> my new ThinkPad.
> So far, I'm working on a website and messageboard etc for a volunteer
> organisation FairTrade Carleton. Not much is up yet though as I'm also
> very busy trying to find a job.
> If anyone thinks they might have any contacts or leads for me that would
> be appreciated - I have a degree in computer science, A average,
> excellent practical skills with C++ and Java, web-based technologies,
> windows, linux, technical help, maintenance and debugging etc, and
> teaching/tutoring. I used to work as part of the computer science
> teaching staff at my university. I'm interested in any computing related
> work at all, just about, reachable from the central Ottawa area.
> I hope this doesn't violate your netiqquette, I think it's okay.
> - sean
> GR Gaudreau wrote:
>> On Tue, 2004-02-11 at 06:39 -0500, Warren A. Layton wrote:
>>> On Tue, Nov 02, 2004 at 06:00:47AM -0500, GR Gaudreau wrote:
>>>> On Mon, 2004-01-11 at 23:00 -0500, Peter Timusk wrote:
>>>>> 28th was the last volume day...um maybe there's a index in that?
>>>>> what does OCLUG traffic say about the economy?
>>>> [GR] "The economy sucks."
>>> Quite the opposite in my case. I just found employment after a long
>>> search and have had less time to participate.
>> [GR] This is one time I'm glad to be wrong. Congratulations, glad to
>> hear the good news.
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