From: John P. Looney (Kate) (jplooney-ilug at domain online.ie)
Date: Tue 30 May 2000 - 16:44:18 IST
On Tue, May 30, 2000 at 04:32:45PM +0100, David Murphy mentioned:
> > Don't think so. At this point in time, I would have thought most
> > Employers that are clueful enough people to hire linux heads are
> > going to hire on ability, not on training courses.
> Eh, no. If they haven't learned in ten, fifteen, twenty, however many
> years we've had of commercial unix in Ireland, they're not suddenly
> going to learn anything new from free unix.
I should have been more accurate. Anyone that would hire someone for
linux skills, rather than anything else.....
<thinks about internet ireland, eircom, rte, and dozens of other places
using linux, using linux-aware people>
OK. Fair enough. Stupidity is omnipresent, and training courses are a
good way of exploiting that.
I still wouldn't pay for a training course out of my own pocket though.
On Tue, May 30, 2000 at 04:39:16PM +0100, Paul Kelly mentioned:
> "John P . Looney" wrote:
> > Employers that are clueful enough people to hire linux heads are going to
> > hire on ability, not on training courses.
> You need to read more Dilbert.
True. I've noticed my cynicism waning of late. Anyone got any sobstories
that would help recharge my cynicism ?
-- "The fool must be beaten with a stick, for an intelligent person the merest hint is sufficient" -- Zen Master Greg
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