• Subject: Re: List activity...
  • From: "Cicada" <cicada@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2000 12:47:24 -0400

<< The question "Where are all the RPG AS/400 jobs?" has almost become
 rhetorical.  The Nashville, Tn area, once a "hotbed" for AS/400
 has very little to offer. >>

Same here in Toronto, our group had 12 people working in September of 1999,
we now have 3 1/2 people working, 3 still sitting on the shelf (with more
that 40 years experience between them) and I have a batch of quality resumes
on my desk the likes of which I haven't seen since 1986.

Rumour here has is that everyone blew their budgets on their Y2K
conversions, that they are confused about how the Net can help them, and
they are not going to spend any serious dollars on the AS/400  till 2001.

Scot Loucks
The Cicada Software Group Inc.
Pickering Ontario.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Don" <dr2@cssas400.com>
To: <consult400@midrange.com>
Sent: Sunday, June 11, 2000 12:37 PM
Subject: List activity...

> Greetings all...
> Somehow I'm reminding of the days when I used to watch "Mr Ed"...the
> talking horse that wouldn't talk unless he had something to say.....
> I keep getting emails from people wondering if they're actually
> subscribed....! :)
> Well, in most cases (99.99999999999999999% - Had to use PL/I for the extra
> precision...:)  the answer is 'HECK YEAH'....
> The thing that has me curious as heck is, there was demand for this list
> and obviousely folks have signed up for it, so you folks are
> either sitting fat and happy with no problems or concerns and all the wine
> and bimbo's(not gender specific) you can handle and have want of nothing
> or else you're very bashful...
> In either case, rest assured that the list is alive and well and when you
> have something to say, it's here..
> Until then, bring on the wine and bimbo's....:)
> Don Rima
> co-Consult400 list mgr...

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