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Meg’s Second Law

“When you assume your workforce is stupid they will learn to prove you right.” Too many times have I seen bureaucratic policies put in place because of a minority of people who make idiotic choices, who are defended because “no … Continue reading

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My work desk.

Finally got it set up how I want, almost – got my doco reading screen on the left (portrait mode), main working screen in the middle, various utils on the right (email, Toad session watcher, MP3 player). All I need … Continue reading

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Australian IT: Fujitsu denies more job cuts

My employer is in the news, looks like Australian IT got wind of a number of redundancies following the loss of the WAPOL contract. “FUJITSU Australia has dismissed talk that more than 100 employees could be laid off as a … Continue reading

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“Kill Skills”

Seen in an ad for an Analyst Programmer: “Kill Skills: Microsoft database environments, Oracle database environments, Visual Basic, …”

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“HR Buzzword Filter”

I just read this great little phrase in a comment. It seems to sum up the most common experience in the I.T. hiring game. Recruits aren’t picked for their education, intelligence, knowledge, or the extra they do in their spare … Continue reading

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