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Really Linux: Linux Job Want Ads Gone Mad

Feb 11, 2006, 19:00 (13 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Walter V. Koenning)

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"Perhaps it's a result of the massive outsourcing of programmer skills? Or maybe it's a response to ridiculous resumes where recent college graduates tout twenty years of collective experience. Resumes that include expertise with LISP and Prolog, and list achievements such as replication of human brain capacity through neural networks created with spare computer parts and cottage cheese.

"But the result is that Linux related job ads have started to take on a rather mad style. I've seen a rash of the most ridiculous want ads for Linux computer engineers. Is the industry so bad off? Are some recruiters not getting enough sleep...?"

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