• Subject: Re: IBM Secret (Was Copy to New AS400 via TCP)
  • From: nina jones <ddi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 08 May 1999 21:53:01 -0500
  • Organization: Data Design Inc. http://www.datadesigninc.com

> There's a BIG difference between wanting to hire a intern that hardly
> knows what a editor is and needing to hire people that know what they're
> doign and can be productive from the get go...

for sure.  notice i said 'good'!  you can either get a diamond, a lump
of coal, or anything in between.

we'd be looking for someone that had training, showed aptitude, and

years ago, when i was involved with dpma, we'd have student nights, and
several times a student would approach me, and then complain that they
hated programming, but they were taking computer science because a
guidance councilor told them that's were the jobs would be.  well, i'd
tell them to get another major, because they'd hate it for a job, and
they'd be a lousy programmer.  and goodness knows, we have enough of

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