That Dog Won’t Hunt. Where’s the Press?

On rare occasions it is a pleasure to be part of this big beautiful industry known as IT. Granted the pleasure no longer comes from the work, given the newer tools really suck and management is all gaga over having systems written with them not because they are good, but because they can get cheap …

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You’re Losing Candidates and You Don’t Know Why

I hear this a lot lately. You see, the OpenVMS world is starting to hop contract wise. There are even new installations happening now and several more scheduled for next year. Unlike the PC world, when I talk about “installation” I’m not talking about one machine on a desk, I’m talking about large scale systems …

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Plausible Deniability or Just Plain Lazy?

Years ago, pimps actually did a tiny bit of work for their massive margins. They actually read resumes rather than using a GREP utility searching for keywords. They also engaged in “creative writing” when they were low on placement quota. Of course this required that pimps be fluent in the native language of the country …

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