So your get rich from the stock market scheme has faltered, your attempt at being a real estate tycoon has ended on a sour note and even Microsoft has announced its first ever company layoffs!
While these are scary times, the Atlanta Java job market continues to be healthy and the demand for talent remains strong. Atlanta-based companies want people who can deliver projects, on time, under budget and exceeding the needs of end-users. They are looking for software professionals who understand how to apply the right tool at the right time with the right techniques to the right problem, right now.
Several recruiters have placed open positions on AJUG Jobs in the last couple of weeks
(http://www.ajug.org/ajugjobs/showJobs.do) and they are often looking for the same skills:
Java (of course), XML, Ant, Web Services, JBoss, JUnit, Tomcat, Flex, Spring, AJAX, Hibernate, Grails, REST, etc.
We recognize that times are tough and that budgets are tight and that company travel & training budgets are often the first to go. DevNexus 2009, at $185 per ticket (team discounts available), is the most economical educational value in Atlanta. We have lined up speakers from the most popular open source projects and gurus from local teams for two full-days of lectures, demonstrations and interaction. Your event ticket also covers meals & breaks which are the best times to spend meeting other engineers from the local Java market.