[geeks] I'm bored
ajwdsp at cloud9.net
Sun Mar 24 10:50:33 CST 2002
I have a degree (BS Chem)
it's just not Comp Sci.
There's a difference between the ads that say 4 year degree, and Degree
in Comp Sci required.
And some of them are still admin posn's.
On Saturday, March 23, 2002, at 07:25 PM, Tom Borton wrote:
>> they are an NT shop...what gets me are the ones that say MUST have a
>> Computer Science degree... ? ERM... for a sysadmin position?... for
>> NT?... erm nope durr... you [employers] don't know what you're looking
> Working for a US defense contractor, I can tell you that, if you're
> staffing a position that may end up on a defense contract, you have to
> staff it with a college graduate. Most likely, employers looking for
> admins with a degree are going to put them on a defense contract.
> In a lot of cases of outrageous spending, it's a matter of the gov't
> specifying unrealistic requirements rather than the contractor milking a
> contract. I've seen contracts where the screws have to be manufactured
> with a thread separation within 1 um (micrometer) of spec. Home Depot
> doesn't sell them at that spec., or at least doesn't certify it, so the
> contractor has to spend money making or verifying screws.
> Fscking suits.
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