[rescue] [geeks] Looking for a sysadmin gig in Houston/remote

microcode at zoho.com microcode at zoho.com
Thu Dec 3 01:18:44 CST 2015

On Wed, Dec 02, 2015 at 02:44:14PM -0500, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> On 12/02/15 11:46, microcode at zoho.com wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 02, 2015 at 10:39:07AM -0600, Jerry Kemp wrote:
> > 
> >> I would love for nothing more than to see 100 replies to my post telling me
> >> how wrong I am, and how great everyone else is making out after their job
> >> has been out sourced to India, etc, but I just don't think it is a common
> >> deal, or even rarely seen.
> > 
> > My experience also, sadly.
> > 
> > I do remember exactly *one* time in an outsourcing deal where things didn't
> > actually *end* badly. All the rest, bad from beginning to end.
> Outsourcing secondary or tertiary functions can sometimes make a kind of
> sense, from a business perspective.  I am utterly at a loss to
> comprehend how anyone could ever have thought that outsourcing or, even
> worse, offshoring core competencies and expertise was ever a good idea.

That's the Harvard MBA for you. Everything is just labor and it can all be
managed the same way. And it works fine in practice. The CEOs run one
company into the ground after the next and keep getting jobs. Look how much
money we saved.

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