[lanse] Re: Advice please guys

  • From: Mat Thomas <Phiebs@xxxxxxx>
  • To: list@xxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 8 Jun 2002 14:04:16 +0200 (MEST)

Mike,

Were you working in the Maidenhead office park when you were at Nortel? If
so, do you know Tom Barker?

Cheers mate,

Phiebs



> Wow, only 7%, that?s crap :) ? Here goes: do any of you guys know 
> anyone
> who would like to employ a web designer/developer :D
>  
> Only kiddin, thanks for the advice though, I have a few people who work
> in the industry, I?m hoping they can look around aswell!
>  
> Cheers,
>  
> Khan
>  
> -----Original Message-----
> From: list@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:list@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Michael
> Knowles
> Sent: 07 June 2002 21:54
> To: list@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [lanse] Re: Advice please guys
>  
> Hi Khan,
>  
> Thankfully I got a full amount of outplacement when I was dumped by
> Nortel, so I can explain a few things to you:
>  
> 1) Agencies only account for 7% of jobs achieved by people
> 2) Adverts and speculative applications account for 30% roughly
> 3) The other 70% ish is taken up by your personal network of friends etc
> - e.g. jobs for the boys.  This is one of the reasons why i've been
> pestering you guys about jobs etc.
> 4) You shouldn't be looking for your friends/contacts to take your CV,
> but to provide you with contacts that you can do the approach yourself.
> This dramatically widens your reach.
> 5) The job market is picking up - you're lucky.  I've had 4-5 interviews
> last month, when I averaged one a month since Jan.
>  
> That should give you a little head start.  I'm also available for CV
> re-writing for £50 a pop.
>  
> Cheers,
> Mike.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: HYPERLINK "mailto:Khan@xxxxxxxxxxxx"Khan 
> To: HYPERLINK "mailto:list@xxxxxxxxxxx"list@xxxxxxxxxxx 
> Sent: Friday, June 07, 2002 4:00 PM
> Subject: [lanse] Advice please guys
>  
> Hello everyone,
>  
>                      I am currently looking for a new job? very very
> stressful :). I am a web designer/developer and I am not having much
> luck with on-line agencies, what experiences have other people had, what
> do other suggest.
>  
> Thanks in advanced,
>  
> Khan
>  
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