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Comment: Re:Engineers have no future. (Score 2) 148

by DarkAce911 (#48175237) Attached to: Cisco Exec: Turnover In Engineering No Problem

a 30-50 percent turnover rate is not sign a of a healthy company, normally companies that are doing that, had a massive downsizing and got rid of the wrong people. You don't lose half your companies employees if things are going well. I expect that hiring is way up at their Indian and Chinese design centers considering who they have in charge of their Engineering team.

Comment: Re:speaking as management, nothing. (Score 1) 479

by DarkAce911 (#47978231) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Finding a Job After Completing Computer Science Ph.D?

The hate on here today for PHDs is amazing. Lots of places for this guy in Government and Military plus the usual suspects like Google. A GS-11 or higher position in IT wants you to have an advanced degree and may not be all that interested in his experience level.

Also, location, he needs to move to DC, Austin, Atlanta, or the west coast. Trying for a job where there is a steady supply of PHDs is a bad thing.

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