[TriLUG] A job that was passed to me, out of my area,
some of you may want to try for it.
no-linux-support at earthlink.net
Sat Aug 21 10:39:36 EDT 2004
On Sat, Aug 21, 2004 at 02:09:51AM -0700, Bob Evans wrote:
> > >
> > >My brother, the CPA (geekness runs in the family),
> > recently moved
> > >from the plastic credit business to the healthcare
> > business. I was
> > >floored that he was able to port his basic skills
> > from one industry
> > >to another. In the IT and engineering world such
> > portability is
> > >rare. The stratefication is stifling.
> > ><snip>
> > >
> I've been programming professionally since '79, on
> everything from IBM mainframes, to all flavors of
> UNIX, to PC. The kiss of death for me is: my entire
> career has been in banking.
> When bofa riffed me in 2002, I tried to break out. Got
Hey! You'll have some Fleet folks to talk to soon :(.
> an interview with Schneider Trucking and a couple
> insurance companies in Greensboro, but actually got a
> job at a bank. I can't break out.
Ya see? Even if you offer to go back to square one
it's not an easy sell.
I've got telecom stamped on my forehead. (Stop laughing.)
More cost-cutting in telecom is on the way.
It is well known that the biggest cost in all markets is
labor. The number 5000 may or may not be relevant.
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