[rescue] Do you remember when? Security software.....

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Tue Aug 12 14:25:19 CDT 2003

AT that point, you take your resume out of their hands... cross off 4, and
hand write in 10.

If anyone ever asks after you get the job, tell them you didn't know they
wanted the answer in cat years, so you had to fix your resume' on the spot.

-- Curt

>Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2003 15:17:08 -0400
>From: Phil Stracchino <alaric at caerllewys.net>
>To: rescue at sunhelp.org
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Do you remember when? Security software.....
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>On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 03:03:49PM -0400, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
>> My favorite one is 6+ years or more of Java programming.... jeez... Java
>> hasn't been popular for hardly more than that.... what are they looking
>> for an ex Sun employee who coded Java :-) ?
>Two or three years ago, my elder sister was trying in vain to convince
>prospective employers that there WAS nobody out there with 10 years of
>Java experience, and anyone who claimed to have 10 years of Java was
>lying, because Java hadn't EXISTED for ten years yet.  It was futile.
>"You can't get ten years of Java experience.  Java hasn't existed for
> ten years yet."
>"It hasn't?  But ...  [BRAIN RESETS]  ...We have to have ten years' Java
> experience.  It's in the requirements.  Company policy says we have to
> ask for it."
>"You can ask all you want!  Java is only six years old!"
>"Really?  Uh ... [BRAIN RESETS]  Sorry, but it's company policy.  It's
> in the requirements."
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