Talk to a PHP Woman

In this SDN Channel interview with Cassandra Clark, Lorna Mitchell talks about PHP Women's active forum, social networking, ElePHPant World Tour 2008, and even PHP guys. Find out what's going on and how to join, here.
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Hi my name is Casey & I was hoping if I could please have a moment of your time as I am seeking a career within the web design/developing field and want to know if I could request to gather some information from you pertaining to the profession. Thank you in advance for any information that you are able to provide. I have a list of questions that are prepared below.

1) Name of the source for the information
1. Name of contact
2. Place of Employment

2) Education Required
1.What is the minimum education required to obtain this job?
2. Do you recommend any specific schools or courses?
3. Where did you get your training?

3) Skills/Qualifications Required
1. What are the skills necessary to be successful in this Job?
(how can I get these skills? i.e. training, volunteer work, testing?)
2. Do you need to become a member of a specific group, association or union to work in this job?
3. Do you need specific current licences, tickets or certifications to get this job?
(i.e. drivers licence.)
4. Do you need to be able to provide clear and valid pre-requisite records?
(i.e. criminal record, driver’s abstract.)

4) Experience & Background Required
1.Do you require experience to obtain this job? If so, how much?
2. Where would you recommend getting this type of experience if just coming out of a training program>
3 What background do most people entering this occupation have?

5) Working Conditions
1. Where is the typical place of work for people in this occupation?
2. What are the pros/cons of your job?
3. What do you really enjoy about your position?

6) Work Schedule
1. What is the typical hours of work for this job?; # of hours/week?
2. Is there shift worked involved?
3. What days of the week do you work?
4. Are there seasonal contracts involved?
Day hours ___ Weekend hours ___ Shift work ___ Seasonal ___
Permanent full time ___ Perm. Part time ___ Contractual ___ Temporary ___

7) Wage/Salary Range
1. What is the usual starting wage for this job?
2. What is the usual peak wage for this job?
Annual salary ___ Hourly wage ___ Commission work ___ Mileage___

8) Future Outlook & Current Trends
1. In your opinion, what is the future outlook like for this occupation?
2. Do you feel there are currently jobs available in this area? Why?
3. Are there new developments influencing the jobs available?
4. Would you recommend I enter this field, considering the local need?
Trends influencing job availability:

9) Other Information
1. Do you anticipate hiring persons with these skills? When? Number and frequency of job vacancies?
2. Can I bring my resume for placement during training or after training?
3. Who else would you recommend I speak with?

Hiring certified persons? Yes ___ No ___

Posted by Casey B. on January 12, 2009 at 08:38 AM PST #

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