Yesterday’s job thread is still going, and there have been some good posts yesterday evening and overnight from people with job opportunities and suggestions and some more people who are looking for work.
I don’t know if it will do any good, but you never know. If you folk think it’s a good idea, I’m happy to make it a semi-regular thing.
In the mean time, this is yet another open thread.
ETA: I’m bringing over a few of the more interesting posts. If for some reason you don’t want your post on the front page let me know and I will take it out. Sorry if I didn’t pick yours – I’m just sticking in what caught my eye in a quick scan of the second half of the thread. There is lots more good stuff on the original thread or feel free to repost on this one. Squeaky wheel and all that…
PigInZen – August 10, 2011 | 9:10 pm · Link
I work for Wiley Publishing, publisher of For Dummies, Betty Crocker Cookbooks, Frommers Travel Guides and numerous other professional & trade and higher ed titles. We currently have numerous job openings in various locations around the US (and internally as well). Check here for starters.
Currently, by location:
SF, CA: 3 openings
Indianapolis, IN: 2 openings
Malden, MA: 4 openings
Hoboken, NJ: 36 openings (headquarters)
Somerset, NJ: 1 opening
Field operations: 5 in the following locations
Jobs vary from editors, sales reps, marketing, IT functions and graphics/art direction. Great company to work for, been around over 200 years. Board of directors still has many Wiley family members and is run like a family business. Mostly Progressive/Liberal (at least here in Indy!) employees.
MazeDancer – August 10, 2011 | 6:59 pm · Link
… Idealist.org has jobs all over the world, and it’s free to look, so anyone looking – why not peruse?
Earl in CA – August 10, 2011 | 6:59 pm · Link
any balloon juicers looking for a gig in the san jose / monterey / salinas california areas in the field of autism support / behavioral health? our company is always looking for good candidates who want to work with children on the autism spectrum or those children with developmental disorders. reply to this thread and we can exchange information.
Robert Green – August 10, 2011 | 7:28 pm · Link
i do what you see at the link. i produce a ton of web and movie and TV content. i’m always open to people who are self-contained (have their own HD camera, including but not limited to the canon 5 or7 D, the ability to edit, and the ability to shoot non-narrative stuff).
i often need people who are “on the ground”. for instance, i’m looking right now for someone in the west virginia/tennessee area for a job. pay is usually shitty but not nothing. depends on the client.
i’m also always looking for work, so this one works both ways!
Evelyn – August 10, 2011 | 7:31 pm · Link
I’m a freelance graphic designer and illustrator in Chicago (you might recognize my stuff, since I drew all the stuff in the Balloon Juice store). Things are pretty tough right now, much tougher than they’ve been in years, and I’m not the only person I know in my field who is crying for more work. I’m at the point where I think I might have to find another part time job just to make my rent.
eric – August 10, 2011 | 7:44 pm · Link
@Evelyn: are you interested into working on some childrens books? is there a way to contact you?
Chris – August 10, 2011 | 8:17 pm · Link
Oh, yes –
@Cheryl from Maryland:
I noticed some one mentioned foreign language skills. If you are fluent, check out registering at an interpreter with your local courts or even hospitals. It’s not a regular job, but some of my friends who do this say the money isn’t bad.
I’d never even heard/thought about this. Silly of me, but, fantastic tip, so thanks! I don’t imagine they get much demand for French, but it’s worth checking out and at least now I know a couple places they need interpreters that I’d never thought of before.
burnspbesq – August 10, 2011 | 11:59 pm · Link
Hell No! Deadly serious! The one thing keeping the iPad from being a serious tool for professionals is crappy word processing capabilities. And for professionals who collaborate on documents, track changes is an absolute must.
The person who nails this will have more money than he or she can possibly spend.
Yutsano – August 11, 2011 | 2:35 am · Link
I just glanced at my old workplace job board and there’s a few things open around and about. Decent employer with great benefits and growth potential (when the economy sucks we did better) so I do recommend it for other people. I just got sucked into ebil gubmint work. :)
jwest – August 11, 2011 | 8:18 am · Link
I do business with Gazprom and Rostnef and I’m always looking for something new. Post a website let me know what your company does.