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[ale] Web site to help people become professional Linux System Administrators?



No.  Didn't wear a suit either but went business casual.  Got the job...

On Fri, 2012-06-22 at 14:58 -0400, Jim Kinney wrote:

> Did you wear the kilt?
> 
> 
> On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 2:54 PM, Rich Faulkner <rfaulkner at tux86.org>
> wrote:
> 
>         Websites are "dangerous" for those of us who are "idea" guys.
>         I am like you (like to help people) and have personal
>         experience in feeding these beasts.  It takes a lot of time to
>         keep them up and keep the content fresh.  (At least to do it
>         right IMHO).  Done right, they are rewarding in their own
>         way.  
>         
>         So is this a good idea?  It really depends on if you have time
>         to feed it or not?  
>         
>         Life happens and many things can distract.  Work, family,
>         finances, you name it.  If you don't over extend your
>         commitments, you can spend many an enjoyable hour building and
>         maintaining personal projects like this.  My longest running
>         site is 15-years old now and although not updated frequently;
>         is still alive and has a following in the community it serves.
>         
>         My first thought is to do what you're doing right now.
>         Participate in, and be an active member of the ALE community.
>         We're rich with content like wearing kilts to job interviews
>         and invent new words like "corporapists".  Where else are you
>         gonna get such great stuff?! 
>         
>         [...sorry guys, I couldn't resist!]
>         
>         But seriously, I joined ALE as part of my path to finally
>         learn Linux with an eye on a professional future.  Did it
>         work?  Yes!  I've got my first job because of Linux learned
>         through self-study, LXF magazine and ALE.  (Thanks guys!)  
>         
>         Don't know if that helps but that be my two
>         centavos............RinL
>         
>         
>         
>         
>         
>         On Fri, 2012-06-22 at 13:13 -0400, leam hall wrote: 
>         
>         > Many moons ago I picked up a domain name with the idea of building a
>         > site to help people move into professional linux. It is my nature to
>         > help people grow. Unfortunately I've not done much with it. Trying ot
>         > decide if there's a niche to fill and if so what should go there.
>         > 
>         > My real goal is not to duplicate efforts but to collate information,
>         > provide insight to industry trends, and help answer the "how do I get
>         > a job doing Linux" question that keeps coming up now and again.
>         > 
>         > Thoughts?
>         > 
>         > Leam
>         > 
>         > 
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> 
> Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you
> gain at one end you lose at the other. It's like feeding a dog on his
> own tail. It won't fatten the dog.
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