[OT] RE: [gundam] [misc] What do You Do?

Hard_Case (wing0@earthlink.net)
Sun, 21 Feb 1999 12:07:37 -0500

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gundam@aeug.org [mailto:owner-gundam@aeug.org]On Behalf Of
> Edward Ju
> Sent: Sunday, February 21, 1999 2:04 AM
> To: gundam@aeug.org
> Subject: Re: [gundam] [misc] What do You Do?
> >In a message dated 2/20/99 3:36:17 AM Mountain Standard Time,
> gundam@loop.com
> >writes:
> >
> ><< Dude, if a CS degree is worthless in NJ, move! They're in
> great demand all
> > over the country, I can't imagine southern NJ being so full of computer
> > programmers. The market is great for CS grads these days, not
> like in the
> > early 90s... when CS grads couldn't find anything but gas
> station attendants!
> >
> > Eddie
> > >>
> >
> >Aren't these still the 90s?
> >
> >SJ
> I said EARLY 90s, when they cut the defense budget. This was before the
> client-server revolution that replaced workstations and mainframes with
> networked PCs.
> Eddie

Yep. networking jobs abound, but it seems around here, to make any money in
you need to build up credentials. I mean, I could always go to CSC and get a
34k per year programming job, but it seems wrong when other places will hire
of mid 40s right out of college.

I'm trying to relocate to California actually (hey, better paying jobs and
but I find it's not that easy when you don't live there. Had once close
call, they said
'we'll call you at the end of the week with an offer'...that was three weeks
and they won't return my calls...hehehe....

I'm figuring if I don't get a job within the next month I'm gonna try for an
That'll usually get you in the door for good networking jobs.

'Stupidity deserves whatever consequences it's actions garner'
                                            - Me

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