The topic for the evening will be "Getting a job in 2006: Is it the dot-com
bubble all over again?" This event will include a presentation on the current
state of the job market in Los Angeles, with special emphasis on tech roles
and open-source fields. There will also be a primer on how to prepare yourself to land the best job possible. Whether you are a linux guru or a newbie, this
session will provide valuable information on how to land a great job. A major
theme will be how to think like a corporate recruiter.

About the presenter:
For over 5 years, Todd Cranston-Cuebas has led technology hiring at
Ticketmaster. He specializes in working with candidates who have backgrounds
in open-source tools and technologies. He has spoken at BOF sessions at a
number of large technology conferences, including ApacheCon, OSCON, USENIX,
and, of course, at SGVLUG meetings. He also is the scheduler and host for this year's monthly perl-centric "Tech Talks" for the

Date: Thursday May 11, 2006 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Downs 107