I started with experience in both networking and database management. I had only basic Perl and BASH experience and two quarters worth of community college VB classes. They of course assigned me to Java development assignment. Where the best Java Dev I was onboarded with, he went to work on a DB project even though he didn't even what it means to normalize a database.
Over the course of two years with the company (including 3 months of technical recruiting) I would see this pattern over and over again. There was anecdotal evidence from many people with similar experience.
Long story short, I am glad to be gone. Given their promotion model, I could see it being near impossible to get promoted with TCS, but most of that is because they are such a flat company. I don't think it has as much to do with bias. It is just that the talented staff bleeds off to find real work that employs their skills and the remainder are all that is left to promote.
Slashdot supports HTML.
Not using a simple tag library to communicate your message is probably why you get down-voted.
If you are a dev, simple paragraph and break tags shouldn't be an issue
This kind of inattention to detail might also be why you aren't making the kind of money you want.
I would have to think that spammers start every script with instructions creating as many combinations of addresses with @gmail.com as they can.
Then, there is exposure. How many lists have you included that gmail account in compared to the one you host?
Just a thought.
Ridiculous - by the middle of his career, Tesla was a huge showman. By the end of his career that's all he was. He hanged out with celbrities and gave light shows demonstrating electrical effects just because they looked cool. He made grandiose claims like death-rays, without any actual invention or theory to back them up.
Even Tesla needed to eat.
The parlor demonstrations Tesla would perform were to fund his theoretical research. Consequently, that research demanded customized machinery and someplace to house the experiments.
If he had focused on commercial products or had any kind of business savvy(as Edison had) he would not have had to be quite the showman.
Now if only Amazon would start letting us choose USPS over UPS for package delivery. As an apartment dweller, this would make my life much easier.
Did the interns take over polls?
What is up with all these youth-oriented poll questions?
Let's get back to questions that matter like "How many languages can you code in?" or "Can Cowboy Neal tango?"
I had something similar happen to me with Amazon (these autofill boxes are not my friend) but the results were drastically different. I sent a message to customer service and had a response within a couple hours. They verified the address I wanted it shipped to and did not delay the package at all. Then, they called me (yes, I was asked if this was ok) the day it was supposed to be delivered to make sure it was delivered and in the condition it was intended to be.
I love google and their products, software and hardware. I really wish they had customer service to back up their products though. Because of my experience, I won't try their hardware again until I see proof of a change in the way they deal with customers. This article is a sign of them moving in the right direction. As long as they have solid SLAs with this call center, I have no problem with google farming out customer service to the people that do it right every day.
"The hands that help are better far than the lips that pray." -- Robert G. Ingersoll