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Re: [tlug] [OT] How's the job market?
- Date: Sun, 19 May 2013 00:51:29 -1000
- From: David J Iannucci <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: [tlug] [OT] How's the job market?
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Just wanted to say thanks for the responses.... I've actually just accepted a job here at home, and it's a Good Thing, but a little sad that the move back to Japan won't happen this time. Will try again in a couple years. Dave On Mon, May 6, 2013, at 17:20, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote: > David J Iannucci writes: > > > How hard do you think it would be for me to score a nice > > programming gig with enough income to raise a family in the current > > Tokyo job market? > > Looking at the software and web sites I'm forced to use, I'd say if > you have one settable neuron left in your brain, you'd be more than > qualified here. Most of the software engineering profession seems to > have been burned into ROM in 1995. (Present company excepted....) > > More seriously, the financial markets are going great guns, and they > seem to have a big appetite for programmers in general and gaijin in > particular. > > Footnotes: >  I thought this wasn't actually OT on this list, as long as you're > not a spamming headhunter. :-) > >  And I'm just bitter, of course. Surely there is great software > being written in this country ... it's just not being used by my > employer or the volunteer organizations (including GSoC!) I > work with. > >  Actually, Melange isn't *all* bad ... when it deigns to reply at > all. :-) > > > > -- > To unsubscribe from this mailing list, please see the instructions at > http://lists.tlug.jp/list.html > > The TLUG mailing list is hosted by ASAHI Net, provider of mobile and > fixed broadband Internet services to individuals and corporations. > Visit ASAHI Net's English-language Web page: http://asahi-net.jp/en/
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