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RE: Skills shortage



fixed

I travel across the country, and every area I go to has the same problem.  I
would love to hire good permanent people that can grow with us and learn new
technologies (Java, internet, etc) but can't compete with contract firms who
charge $125 an hour.  And we pay well, but...

john

John Bussert
jbussert@stecnet.com
Swift Technologies, Inc.
847-289-8339
847-289-8939 fax

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Krys Theodore [mailto:ktheodore@marksbros.com]
> Sent: Thursday, May 13, 1999 10:59 AM
> To: 'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
> Subject: RE: Skills shortage
>
>
> Yes, it is true.  I finally filled a position that I had open
> for 4 months.
>  And we pay well.  If a body exists, it has gone into
> consulting to get the
> biggest bucks while the Y2K panic exists.  In a couple of
> years they are
> going to be real surprised when they try to get a permanent
> position and
> find that we aren't going to pay them whatever they think they want.
>
> ----------
> From:         Colin Williams[SMTP:Williamsc@technocrats.co.uk]
> Reply To:     MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Sent:         Thursday, May 13, 1999 5:36 AM
> To:   'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'
> Subject:      Skills shortage
>
> According to Mays issue of NEWS/400, theres an AS/400 skills
> shortage in
> the US, is this true?
>
> I only ask because there are many AS/400 / RPG 'ers in the UK
> that can't
> find jobs at the moment, so US companies should start looking overseas
> matbe.
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