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Old 03-30-2019, 03:32 PM
 
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And they'll get what they pay for...peanuts.
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Old 03-30-2019, 03:33 PM
 
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And they'll get what they pay for...peanuts.


Thats all companies care about sadly. Quality of work is of no concern to companies now. Just whats "cheapest" sadly

As long as some stuffed suit gets added stock options and a few extra million thats all that matters
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Old 03-30-2019, 11:55 PM
 
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I've worked for ACCN btw and I preferred having lunch with the techies rather than with my co-workers from the operations clerical office.
Since no one has addressed this yet. You keep going on about liking techie and nerdy people but you don't know how opposite the field can be for those people too.

You liking a subset of people doesn't mean all people in that group are like that. The ones you like, are the ones who are also the more sociable ones. They can't stand the rest of them either so they went outside and met people like you.

Tech/It people can be miserable people to work with as well, some have horrible social skills so interacting with them outside of directing them to projects is about all you can do to talk with them. Then they put on headphones and off to their own little boxes. The ones who would be fine to talk with are still miserable because they hate their jobs, but they can't or won't work elsewhere. They go around being bitter all day over it, talking with them sucks too.

Basically, you are choosing topics you are interested in, and thinking that's the only type of people who get into the field. Prime example, look at yourself. You seem to dislike your job but some how you ended up in it. What makes you think other jobs aren't the same?

Safer bet to keep your hobbies as hobbies, when you add timelines and money into the mix, a hobby can turn into a nightmare
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Old 03-31-2019, 08:10 AM
 
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^I also use headphones (I can't work otherwise with open office layout distraction. Visual distraction is bad enough).
I think most people that go into politics, business, journalism, PR, acting, Economics, Marketing, Operations etc. are worse than the techies you describe. They're rotten, narcissistic self-serving psychopaths with thick skins that got there by throwing people under the bus rather than by hard work. It was hell studying with them at uni. We need more techies, doctors, (better-paid) teachers, scientists.
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