Amazing Slashdot Thread Provides Insight Into Smoldering Labor Problem in Tech


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As someone who fell into the "learn to code" trap, I began researching why its so fucking hard for a law abiding educated certified IT professional and family man to land ANY job that pays enough to cover bills. Its been amazing to behold the reality so far. This is just a taste of some of the shit I have been seeing. This thread is too good not to share. Full article coming soon.

Software Engineering Is a Dead-End Career, Says Bloomberg - Slashdot

An anonymous reader sends this quote from an opinion piece at Bloomberg: "Many programmers find that their employability starts to decline at about age 35. Employers dismiss them as either lacking in up-to-date technical skills - such as the latest programming-language fad or 'not sui...

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Posted by Kyle Bruder on Feb. 17, 2021, 5:27 p.m. from Ridgecrest, CA
Last updated on Feb. 17, 2021, 5:25 p.m.