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    IT help wanted

    If anyone is looking for an IT job in the DM metro, let me know. I know of some openings for Java developers, architects, IT security, and data analysts. Experience necessary.



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    Re: IT help wanted

    My bro in law has been looking for work forever, got laid off with 20 other people and worked mostly with Cobol. Market not flooded with people looking for that.



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    Re: IT help wanted

    Quote Originally Posted by carvers4math View Post
    My bro in law has been looking for work forever, got laid off with 20 other people and worked mostly with Cobol. Market not flooded with people looking for that.
    COBOL, the language that never dies. Hopefully your relative has been using the time off the expand his skills as that is a really narrow skill to have.



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    Re: IT help wanted

    Any non-FT positions available? 4 years experience + certifications right here


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    Re: IT help wanted

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    If anyone is looking for an IT job in the DM metro, let me know. I know of some openings for Java developers, architects, IT security, and data analysts. Experience necessary.
    Quote Originally Posted by carvers4math View Post
    My bro in law has been looking for work forever, got laid off with 20 other people and worked mostly with Cobol. Market not flooded with people looking for that.
    I'm going with 82% odds these are the same company



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    Re: IT help wanted

    Not seeing anything for Cobol or part time positions.



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    Re: IT help wanted

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Not seeing anything for Cobol or part time positions.



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    Re: IT help wanted

    Just curious what the companies are, I'm in java and security, but will be moving further west if at all.


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    Keep thinking all the cobol devs will retire at some point, hah.


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    Re: IT help wanted

    I know I saw a COBOL Analyst opening at Principal's career site couple days ago...



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    Re: IT help wanted

    After tonight, I would be interested in a less stressful IT career.


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    Re: IT help wanted

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    After tonight, I would be interested in a less stressful IT career.
    What you seek for the most part, does not exist.



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    Re: IT help wanted

    A programmer in Dallas told me to learn everything I could about COBOL, and that companies down there are paying bank to keep the old mainframes running that use COBOL.


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    Quote Originally Posted by fatkid1974 View Post
    A programmer in Dallas told me to learn everything I could about COBOL, and that companies down there are paying bank to keep the old mainframes running that use COBOL.
    I think that person is pulling your chain.



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    Re: IT help wanted

    Quote Originally Posted by fatkid1974 View Post
    A programmer in Dallas told me to learn everything I could about COBOL, and that companies down there are paying bank to keep the old mainframes running that use COBOL.
    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    I think that person is pulling your chain.
    The death of the mainframe has been greatly exagerated and all the jobs use COBOL source code. Here is a link to a copied article from 2005.
    [IP] Who'll mind the mainframes?


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