Re: The best of times, the worst of times

From: onedbguru <>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012 07:46:13 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <10994822.961.1334933173144.JavaMail.geo-discussion-forums_at_vbki8>

On Thursday, April 19, 2012 1:25:06 PM UTC-4, Mladen Gogala wrote:
> Even a brief overview of DBA job postings on Dice and Monster will show
> that the demand for skilled Oracle DBA people has gone down dramatically,
> at least in New York City area.
> I expected seeing a demand in people with MySQL or PostgreSQL going up
> accordingly, but that isn't happening, either. This started to happen in
> January and February. What is going on? Does anybody have an explanation?
> Articles like this are also alarming:
> Is that caused by US elections and corporations trying to escape the
> increased taxes that some people foresaw or is that a global ocurrence?
> --

I have not seen any decreased from head-hunters on LinkedIn (Sr Oracle DBA group) or on my email. I still get 20-50 requests/week. Some are looking for skills not reflected in my resume/CV, but still, the number is quite high. Received on Fri Apr 20 2012 - 09:46:13 CDT

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