If you create a spinoff list, you reduce the chances that employers  
will actually know about it and/or post there. I highly recommend  
allowing posting of available jobs on the main list. Perhaps a spinoff  
could be for job-seeking discussion?

Sarah

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On Mar 20, 2009, at 8:38 AM, mulholland4 <mulholland4 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Art, Yes I agree, the use of [OT] or [JOB] prefixes in the  
> subject line
> would provide an instant filter for those of us not interested in  
> the topic.
> And, the restriction on asking for work is a good one too. As you  
> say, lets
> see what the list owners say. Maybe we could have a spinoff list for  
> this
> specific topic?
> Mulholland
>
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 9:28 AM, Art Campbell  
> <art.campbell at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> I agree that it's an appropriate topic, but I'd encourage people to
>> use [OT] or [JOB] prefixes in the subject line. And I'd also draw the
>> line at posting if you're available rather than offering a job,  to
>> cut down on the volume of posts, but that's just me.
>>
>> We'll see if the list owners/moderator is paying attention... Job
>> postings are prohibited on the TWRL list that this company also owns
>> and operates, unless you provide some cash for an ad.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Art
>>
>> Art Campbell
>>              art.campbell at gmail.com
>> "... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52
>> Vincent and a redheaded girl." -- Richard Thompson
>>                                                     No disclaimers  
>> apply.
>>                                                              DoD 358
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 9:08 AM, mulholland4 <mulholland4 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Hello John and Valerie,
>>> Yes, I think this an appropriate place given the exceptional  
>>> economic
>>> circumstances. While we don't want this forum to become a job  
>>> site, it is
>>> perhaps the only common venue many of us have to discuss our Frame
>> related
>>> issues, especially for lone writers. So any useful links or  
>>> information
>>> regarding Framemaker and related writing jobs will be appreciated by
>> many.
>>> Good topic Valerie, thanks for bringing it up.
>>> Mulholland
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 7:06 AM, John Sgammato <jsgammato at imprivata.com
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> IMO it is perfectly appropriate. FrameMaker is often a  
>>>> requirement for a
>>>> good job, and a job that does not require FrameMaker may be a  
>>>> really bad
>> fit
>>>> for a writer who has used FrameMaker for a long time.
>>>> I Replied to All because I think this is a good subject to  
>>>> discuss if
>>>> anyone feels differently.
>>>>
>>>> john
>>>>
>>>> ________________________________
>>>>
>>>> From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com on behalf of Valerie  
>>>> Lipow
>>>> Sent: Fri 3/20/2009 1:02 AM
>>>> To: Framers
>>>> Subject: Using Framers to network for job-hunting?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I don't know if this is appropriate or effective. Would anyone  
>>>> care to
>>>> calibrate me offline?
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Valerie Lipow
>>>> vallipow at gmail.com
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