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How burned out are tech folks? Pretty fried according to The State of Burnout in Tech 2022

We, as a global community, have been under a ton of pressure and stress over the past two years. Global pandemics have a way of doing that. But stress and burnout were issues in the workforce long before that. With the tech and startup communities doing more than their fair share of burning through talent. But most of that, while vaguely understood, has been largely anecdotal. Which is why I’m always happy to see efforts that attempt to quantify the effects. Like The State of Burnout in Tech report.

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Doing that Sunday job search thing? 25 Portland gigs that could be your next dream job

It’s Sunday. A great day for grabbing the newspaper, a cup of coffee, and poring over the want ads. Searching for that perfect gig.

Well, you’re all digital and interactive and stuff. Why just keep that sort of searching to the paper? There are a ton of cool companies with 25 jobs—one of which could be just perfect for you. Read More

Got an open gig? Need a gig? End Joblessness with Beer and Blog and OTBC, this Saturday

Smokey says Only YOU can end joblessnessGood news for a down economy. The folks over at Beer and Blog have teamed up with the OTBC to put together a mini job fair called—appropriately enough—End Joblessness.

Full size jobs, mind you. It’s just the event that’s mini.

So if you’re a company that has so open positions to fill or if you’re a someone looking to get a new gig, head on over to the OTBC this Saturday, January 24.

Here’s how it will work:

  • 12:00-1:00pm will be mingling and a beer;
  • 1:00-2:00pm employers will get 2 minutes to share their jobs, contracts, and opportunities with the group;
  • 2:00-3:00pm work seekers chat with employers to explore working together

Remember. Only YOU can end joblessness.

For more information, visit Portland Beer and Blog. To RSVP, see the End Joblessness event on Upcoming.