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Comment: I've worked at a Fortune 50 for the last 2 years (Score 5, Insightful) 185

by sasquatch989 (#48332435) Attached to: Big Data Knows When You Are About To Quit Your Job

I have a degree from a Top 25 school.
I have maxed out my annual merit raise, annual bonus, and have received 2 small performance bonuses.
My performance reviews are near perfect.
I make slightly less than median for my title and location, mostly because my peers have a few more years experience than I do.
I work for an employer that is widely known and respected in the industry that I work.

For the past 6 months:
I've been vocal about my displeasure for the working environment.
I've posted publicly viewable resumes on all the big hiring boards.
I've added dozens of recruiters to my LinkedIn connections.
I've been on numerous call screens and interviews.
I've been so brazen as to upload resumes and cruise job listings FROM MY WORKSTATION

Today I turned in my 2 week notice.
I've not once heard from HR or a manager about my career path.
Management is split between angry and befuddled about this.

Big Data seems legit

Comment: Re:Dual degrees (Score 1) 392

by sasquatch989 (#47924843) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Any Place For Liberal Arts Degrees In Tech?
@Quirkz, I had three semesters of Symbolic Logic in college. I didn't realize it then, but they have been the most useful for me in my career as I am a double major in lib arts. In fact, when education comes up in any interview I point it out just so the interviewee is aware that I do have some formal education that is relevant to IT.

Old programmers never die, they just branch to a new address.