Google is Hiring
rluciani at gmail.com
Sun Feb 11 02:55:19 PST 2007
Perhaps the amount of scholastic accomplishments can be directly
proportional to how good you are at doing what somebody else tells you
to do? Spending 5 years in a university to get a masters degree means
you're can be a really good drone for the hive. A very attractive
feature for multinational conglomerates.
Matthew Dillon wrote:
> Well, I'm not for or against them per-say. I'm just throwing it out
> there, and any input about them or any other company that people have
> direct experience with is certainly welcome on this message list.
> Ultimately the lesson that has to be learned (especially by the younger
> people on our forum) is that there has always been and will always be
> a fairly severe disconnect between people like us and the companies
> that actually pay enough for one to make a living.
> Computer science is one of the few areas where degrees and accolades
> are virtually irrelevant when it comes to evaluating someone's actual
> ability. Most HR departments simply cannot get a handle on it.
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