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Any hope? [message #104925] Fri, 16 February 2001 12:23 Go to next message
Avery
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Registered: February 2001
Junior Member
Hi I have been looking for an entry level Oracle developer job in California for about a month now. I am a recen graduate with a major in MIS. It seems as though the search is impossible. Can anyone give me any hits/help/tips/resources etc... to finding an entry level position? Thank you!!

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Re: Any hope? [message #104928 is a reply to message #104925] Sun, 18 February 2001 17:28 Go to previous messageGo to next message
John Alexander
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Registered: February 2001
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Nobody likes this answer, but it works. Government at all levels is much more open to hiring recent graduates than corporations. The pay is less, but after you get 2-3 years experience, you'll look more attractive to companies.
I think it is a travesty that companies prefer to pay exorbitant rates to consulting companies to furnish people with a year or 2 of experience rather than spend a couple of months training a recent grad, but that's the way it is.

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Re: Any hope? [message #104933 is a reply to message #104925] Wed, 21 February 2001 06:45 Go to previous message
Rick
Messages: 49
Registered: March 2000
Member
John,
Have you had any success yet? I am entertaining the idea of dropping 3 grand for Oracle DBA cert but I am very concerned that I will not be able to get a job because as usual all seem to want 50 million years of experience.

Any comments appreciated.

Rick

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