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Comment: Re:Seriously?!?!? (Score 2) 212 212

Again, you can choose to live in the real world, or you can choose not to, and be played by everyone else. Wars and other conflicts happen, it's not a matter of if, it's a matter of when. Being on the wrong side of the intelligence equation means you're going to be the fly, and not the fly swatter.

Comment: Re:So what? (Score 1) 179 179

If you're impatient enough that you won't wait two weeks for an offer letter, I've got a long line of qualified applicants that will. At the end of an interview, we always tell the person what to expect. We're required to interview a minimum of three applicants for every requisition this is due to compliance regulations. After the interview, the selected candidate has to be approved through multiple layers...HR, legal, compensation, and normally a couple layers of engineering management. That typically takes 1-2 weeks, and is common for a Fortune 500 company.

Comment: Re:So what? (Score 1) 179 179

When I schedule an interview with a prospective hire, I prepare the paperwork to make a job offer at the end of the interview.

Then you're fortunate not to be working for a large company. The hoops we have to jump through include approvals from a couple levels up, along with HR, Legal, Compensation, etc. That normally takes a minimum of 5 days after the interview.

Comment: Re:So what? (Score 1) 179 179

Unfilled vacancies translates to lost sales. As a hiring manager, we get pounded by upper management to fill slots as quickly as possible, and end up wasting time reexplaining the process to them every year or so, even though our numbers have been consistent, and lower than industry averages.

Comment: Re:Must it be a condom? (Score 3, Insightful) 171 171

Because traditions have gone out the fucking window in favor of getting laid as quickly as geographically possible. ...

Yeah, they went out the window a couple thousand years ago. But please continue believing that your imaginary society ever existed.

Comment: Re:Reconciling faith with science (Score 1) 305 305

You are so far off base, that you're making an ass out of yourself. First of all, I'm in no way religious. The only times I've been to a church in my adult life are for weddings and funerals. Politically, I'm only fiscally on the right, but not when it comes to social issues. So, not what I've corrected your ASSumptions, when it comes to rewriting history, WTF are you talking about?

Comment: Re:Why such short employment (Score 1) 381 381

What you fail to realize is that it's all about finding the right company/boss to work for. And yes, if you don't like your boss, you should move on. But, if you've jumped through a half dozen jobs, in as many years, it's likely you that have issues, and not the boss/company. 0-3% raises are not the norm (though there have been a couple years where sub 3% was the average with us). If that's what you've been getting, it's likely you that have issues.

UNIX enhancements aren't.