[SATLUG] Re: Jobs

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Fri Jul 3 09:12:38 CDT 2009


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>   1. Re: Jobs (Kenneth Cluck)
>   2. Re: Jobs (F. Corona)
>   3. Re: Jobs (Sugar)
>   4. Re: Jobs (Cheryl Holmes)
>   5. Re: Jobs (Geoff)
>   6. Re: Jobs (Borries Demeler)
>   7. Re: Jobs (David Kowis)
>   8. Re: Jobs (Dennis Hayes)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2009 23:03:45 -0500
> From: "Kenneth Cluck" <kc3 at colorado.usa.com>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Jobs
> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List"
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>  Oh okay, haha I misunderstood, thanks
>
>  ----- Original Message -----
>  From: "Dennis Myhand"
>  To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List"
>  Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Jobs
>  Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2009 23:00:35 -0500
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>  Kenneth Cluck wrote:
>  > Well, sadly the dealer I got it from is nowhere near here :S
>  >
>
>  I believe by "the dealer" he was refering to any dealership which
>  sells that make of car. Like, if it is a Saturn, take it to a
>  Saturn dealer. Not necessarily the dealer you bought it from.
>  HTH, Dennis
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> From: "F. Corona" <frank05_82 at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Jobs
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> send me your resume, the Service desk i work for is hiring.
>
> --- On Thu, 7/2/09, Kenneth Cluck <kc3 at colorado.usa.com> wrote:
>
> From: Kenneth Cluck <kc3 at colorado.usa.com>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Jobs
> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
> Date: Thursday, July 2, 2009, 10:57 PM
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> Well, I'm really good at pretty much anything technical and anything I'm
> not experienced in I can learn quickly. No certifications other than I
> have taken some training in A+ technologies and also in office software
> such as Quickbooks and other Office software, also in ten months I'll
> have a Bachelors in Business Administration. I also have some mild sales
> experience and would be more than willing to develop on that. I have
> supervised employees, at my last job at the security systems company (it
> was a call center btw) I did supervise the employees in the absense of
> the manager. I also did the tech producing for the SkySox baseball
> broadcast.
>
>
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: "N. Turnage"
>   To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List"
>   Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Jobs
>   Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2009 22:05:42 -0500
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>
>   Kenneth Cluck wrote:
>   > Hey guys, I just got to town yesterday. My car is, sadly, in the
>   shop
>   > right now and I may need to have my transmission rebuilt (hopefuly
>   not),
>   > anywhere know of ahy good places to work are hiring? I worked at a
>   > Surveillance Systems company and a communications company for three
>   of
>   > their radio stations before I moved.
>   >
>   >
>   What are you qualified to do? What can you do outside of your
>   qualifications?
>
>
>   ~Nate
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> Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2009 23:49:49 -0500
> From: "Sugar" <ftm at satx.rr.com>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Jobs
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> call centers:  West Telemarketing, Sears call center on Cable Ranch Road.
> Many openings.
>
> Most all Food service companies are hiring.
>
> Target, HEB and Wal-mart are hiring in widely varying positions.
>
> Many retail stores in the malls are hiring.
>
> KTSA radio might have some openings.
>
> As for auto dealers, most of them are really high priced.  and not all
> independent garages are fly-by-night - I know of several quite honest ,
> reliable and even reasonable in price as well.
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kenneth Cluck" <kc3 at colorado.usa.com>
> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
> Sent: Thursday, July 02, 2009 10:57 PM
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Jobs
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> Well, I'm really good at pretty much anything technical and anything I'm
> not experienced in I can learn quickly. No certifications other than I
> have taken some training in A+ technologies and also in office software
> such as Quickbooks and other Office software, also in ten months I'll
> have a Bachelors in Business Administration. I also have some mild sales
> experience and would be more than willing to develop on that. I have
> supervised employees, at my last job at the security systems company (it
> was a call center btw) I did supervise the employees in the absense of
> the manager. I also did the tech producing for the SkySox baseball
> broadcast.
>
>
>
>
>
>
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> Message: 4
> Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2009 01:18:40 -0500
> From: Cheryl Holmes <cherylholmes72 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Jobs
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> Yep, retail or fast food places are about it for jobshere, maybe hotels for
> housekeepping, health care workers like nurses aids type jobs where you work
> for an agency who has employees who do home health care.  Unfortunately most
> jobs here will will low paying and for people w/o training or skills.
> That's just how our job market is.
>
> I think the suggestion to get your car diagnosed at the dealer was a good
> one.  If they repair it, yes it will be more expensive, but I'm finding they
> will negotiate price more now days than before according to family members
> who have car problems from time to time.  Dealers offer a longer more
> extensive warranty too.
>
> Keep in mind, when a tranny is repaired, or rebuilt as they call it, ONLY
> the bad parts are rebuilt, not the entire tranny.  Many times the new parts
> will create problems for the remaining old existing parts that will make it
> go out again fairly soon.  When that happens you have yet another HUGE
> repair bill since that particular part wasn't repaired/replaced.  At most
> shops if not all except for the dealer, they will only cover the actual
> parts they replaced if the tranny goes out again.  Tranny repair is very
> labor intensive and very costly.  I think my sister or my Mom said that
> repair shops egenrally charge $110.00/hr now and that's not for the actual
> time they have worked on your charge.  They look it up in a book and charge
> what the book says to charge even itf it took 10 minutes, they will charge
> you 1 hour.
>
> Sister had her tranny replaced by the Chrysler dealer in NB and she never
> ever had another issue with it...she had a brand new one installed though,
> not a rebuilt one.
>
> I hope you have good airconditioning in that car too.  You'll need it to
> live here. c
>
> On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 11:49 PM, Sugar <ftm at satx.rr.com> wrote:
>
>> call centers:  West Telemarketing, Sears call center on Cable Ranch Road.
>> Many openings.
>>
>> Most all Food service companies are hiring.
>>
>> Target, HEB and Wal-mart are hiring in widely varying positions.
>>
>> Many retail stores in the malls are hiring.
>>
>> KTSA radio might have some openings.
>>
>> As for auto dealers, most of them are really high priced.  and not all
>> independent garages are fly-by-night - I know of several quite honest ,
>> reliable and even reasonable in price as well.
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Kenneth Cluck" <kc3 at colorado.usa.com>
>> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
>> Sent: Thursday, July 02, 2009 10:57 PM
>> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Jobs
>>
>>
>> Well, I'm really good at pretty much anything technical and anything I'm
>> not experienced in I can learn quickly. No certifications other than I
>> have taken some training in A+ technologies and also in office software
>> such as Quickbooks and other Office software, also in ten months I'll
>> have a Bachelors in Business Administration. I also have some mild sales
>> experience and would be more than willing to develop on that. I have
>> supervised employees, at my last job at the security systems company (it
>> was a call center btw) I did supervise the employees in the absense of
>> the manager. I also did the tech producing for the SkySox baseball
>> broadcast.
>>
>>
>>
>>
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> Date: Fri, 03 Jul 2009 06:56:01 -0500
> From: Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Jobs
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> Cheryl Holmes wrote:
>> I think the suggestion to get your car diagnosed at the dealer was a good
>> one.  If they repair it, yes it will be more expensive, but I'm finding they
>> will negotiate price more now days than before according to family members
>> who have car problems from time to time.  Dealers offer a longer more
>> extensive warranty too.
>>
>
> Sometimes, it's true that you get what you pay for.  It always pays to
> shop around, though.  Were it me, and I had the time, I'd go find an
> exact replacement transmission, take it somewhere (it's already out of
> the vehicle, saving labor) and have someone reliable rebuild it,
> completely.  I might only been be repaired.  There -is- a difference,
> and if a transmission shop only 'repairs' a transmission, they don't
> call it 'rebuilt'.
>
>> Keep in mind, when a tranny is repaired, or rebuilt as they call it, ONLY the bad parts are rebuilt, not the entire tranny.  Many times the new parts will create problems for the remaining old existing parts that will make it go out again fairly soon.  When that happens you have yet another HUGE repair bill since that particular part wasn't repaired/replaced.  At most shops if not all except for the dealer, they will only cover the actual parts they replaced if the tranny goes out again.  Tranny repair is very labor intensive and very costly.
>
> There are some decent and honest transmission shops in San Antonio.  If
> what you are describing, Cheryl, has happened to you or your family in
> the past, then I would say that where you want wasn't a 'trustworthy'
> transmission shop.  It's been a while since I was there in San Antonio
> and 'making the rounds' to tell you now who's doing better work.  I'm
> out of the loop (as it were).  I know I've been raped by AAMCO before.
> It might not be fair to judge a chain of stores by the experiences at
> just -one- store, but I've been to a few AAMCO shops and it's never been
> a 'warm and fuzzy' experience.
>
>> I think my sister or my Mom said that repair shops egenrally charge $110.00/hr now and that's not for the actual
>> time they have worked on your charge.  They look it up in a book and charge what the book says to charge even itf it took 10 minutes, they will charge you 1 hour.
>>
>
> Doesn't matter if it's a transmission shop, a computer repair shop or
> tv/stereo repair shop, they all have an hourly rate charge for repairs,
> and if you take something to them, threre's a 1-hour minimum charge.  I
> will say that $110/hr is a bit -steep- where in Houston I've been fiding
> that auto repair shops are only charging betwen $75 and $85/hr.  Of
> course, the employees don't get that much...
>
>
>> I hope you have good airconditioning in that car too.  You'll need it to
>> live here. c
>
> That's a fact!
>
>
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> Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2009 07:33:34 -0500 (CDT)
> From: Borries Demeler <demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Jobs
> To: satlug at satlug.org
> Message-ID: <200907031233.n63CXYUX003543 at biochem.uthscsa.edu>
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>>
>> As for auto dealers, most of them are really high priced.  and not all
>> independent garages are fly-by-night - I know of several quite honest ,
>> reliable and even reasonable in price as well.
>
> I like to strongly second this statement. I have been taking my vehicles
> for many years to Rick at San Antonio custom exhaust on Cibolo/W commerce.
> The place doesn't look like much, but don't be fooled. I have _never_
> been disappointed, and I can highly recoomend this place. On the other
> hand, I have had great disappointments with both Honda and GM dealerships
> in doing warranty work, and overcharging.
>
> -b.
>
>
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> Message: 7
> Date: Fri, 03 Jul 2009 08:22:20 -0500
> From: David Kowis <dkowis at shlrm.org>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Jobs
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> Kenneth Cluck wrote:
>>  Well, sadly the dealer I got it from is nowhere near here :S
>
>
> I can highly recommend "The Dealer Alternative" (yes thats the name of
> the shop) They've worked on my wifes car and mine, and they're honest.
> Not necessarily cheap, but they'll do you right.
>
> http://www.dealeralternative.us/
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> Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2009 06:50:38 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Dennis Hayes <mhayes59 at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Jobs
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> Kenneth,
>    I have been taking my pickup to a shop here in town his prices are reasonable and he will stand behind his work. Contact me off list and will give you phone number.
>
> D.
>
> --- On Thu, 7/2/09, Kenneth Cluck <kc3 at colorado.usa.com> wrote:
>
>
> From: Kenneth Cluck <kc3 at colorado.usa.com>
> Subject: [SATLUG] Jobs
> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
> Date: Thursday, July 2, 2009, 5:07 PM
>
>
> Hey guys, I just got to town yesterday. My car is, sadly, in the shop
> right now and I may need to have my transmission rebuilt (hopefuly not),
> anywhere know of ahy good places to work are hiring? I worked at a
> Surveillance Systems company and a communications company for three of
> their radio stations before I moved.
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