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Re: Google is Hiring

From: Robert Luciani <rluciani@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2007 11:55:19 +0100

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.
> 						-Matt

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