thegleek wrote:My title claims me to be a Senior Programmer Analyst, which someone said earlier is having the skillset/education to do all the work which others get paid 2-3x more. Oh well.
Titles are BS.
thegleek wrote:One thing I loathe more then anything is moving on to the NEXT job... Especially all these stupid damn recruiters. I think their sole mission in life is to get anyone employment cuz their client charges $250/hr so you get hired in at $30-50/hr so they get a cut of the profits.
I've dealt with them from both sides of the equation (looking for job / looking to hire someone). Yes, the majority of them are slimeballs.
thegleek wrote:So far, I just ignore these things. I don't find 6-month contract-to-hire jobs very appealing.
They were great ~15 years ago, when if you had even half a clue you were pretty much guaranteed to be able to line up another contract before the previous one even ended. Things are different today; it's a recipe for potentially being unemployed 6 months from now.