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Comment: Re:We can thank corporate America (Score 1) 281

by cthulhu11 (#47403827) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: How Often Should You Change Jobs?
During my recent job search, the length I'd been with my employer was often a detriment. Through acquisitions I was there for ~18 years, and more often than not the recruiters or tech people made a big annoying fuss about it. It got to the point that I was cringing when they asked about it. The irony is that I was pushed out by a job-hopper.

Comment: Re:But people forget what MENSA concluded (Score 1) 561

by cthulhu11 (#47334257) Attached to:, Mensa Create Dating Site For Geniuses is cheap and easy to join, so among women one sees mostly a) window shoppers and b) pros I predict that almost none will set the Mensa flag, and that when they look at men's profiles, it will at best be ignored and at worst will count against a guy. The primary gating factor is always going to be height.

Comment: Re:Of course they have no concerns, they don't tes (Score 1) 132

by cthulhu11 (#47234035) Attached to: Mad Cow Disease Blamed For Patient's Death In Texas
AIUI there's a little-known "check-off tax" of $1/cattle used by the government to promote beef consumption. It's also been extensively documented that 1) Slaughterhouse practices are very uneven and that increasing line speeds force cutting corners and sloppy work 2) AMR / "mechanically separated" meat often includes CNS material

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