Lifetime Careers in IT?

A large discussion is taking place over at Slashdot on the viability of lifetime careers in information systems. What do you think? Related links: MSN: Is it possible? ComputerWorld: Panel Advises U.S. IT Pros To Consider Changing Roles ComputerWorld: Big shift in IT jobs to outsourcing predicted

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In His Time of Dying

… ”I’m on the periphery of a lot of despair, of course,” he said. ”You’d have to be stupid not to be. I have my moments when I’m not too thrilled about this whole deal. But at the same time, the songs have never come like this, so I’d have to feel more gratitude than […]

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For Job Hunters, Stability Is the Thing

…Employees are staying at their jobs much longer, not necessarily because they want to, but because they feel they have to, according to interviews with employees, human resource managers and employment experts. The number one concern among employees today is job security — not stock options, not career growth. …Employees accustomed to job-hopping are in […]

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Congrats to the Bucs

They beat the Raiders real, real, real bad. Don’t think I’ve seen a Super Bowl that one sided. What else can you say? Well for one thing – twice in a row did the majority of sports commentators agree on the outcome of a NFL game and twice in a row they got it wrong. […]

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The Future of Java

Check out this great Slashdot thread discussing this slightly inaccurate, but overall illuminating, Salon essay over the court decision forcing MS to include Sun’s Java with Windows. See the Programming Community Index to find out how popular your favorite language is. SkillMarket is an alternative to the above.

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There is *always* an evil to fight…

Dave says educating on how SUVs are bad for the environment is fruitless and unfair. It’s a great post that I think you should read. To begin I’ll let Buffy do some talking for me… BUFFY: My mom… said some things to me about being the Slayer. That it’s fruitless. No fruit for Buffy. ANGEL: […]

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