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Comment For Tech/Engineering (Score 1) 282

My experience (75 yo, retired engineer) is that there is little left of "corporate loyalty." An engineer who STAYS at the same job for a long time is suspect when applying for a new job. Further, raises are usually meager and far-between, so for salary maximization, periodic job changes are mandatory. Now, with portable IRA's and 401-k's, pension loss is less of a problem.

Submission + - ACRONYMS

SandyBrownBPK writes: "Just saw the piece about "Scholarships From FOSS Organizations?" Here are SOME choices for FOSS: FOSS Faculty Online Support Service FOSS Family Of System Study FOSS Federal Intelligence Security Service FOSS Fiber Optics Sonar System FOSS Fiber-Optic Sensor System FOSS Follow-On System Stock FOSS Forum of Small States (UN) FOSS Free / Open-Source Software FOSS Free and Open Source Software FOSS Full Option Science System I'll be durned if I'm going to go thru this for every dablasted ACRONYM that shows up in submissions!"

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