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Subject: Re: Electrical Engineering degree --> tech career
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Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2002 21:41:03 GMT
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At one time IBM was always vocal about how they want leaders, not just
run of the mill techies. It's sounds good on paper, but look where it
If I was looking for a top notch engineer, my first choice would be
the one who built the satellite in high school. These are the jewels
that are hard to find. There are no shortage of the garden variety
"well rounded.... other interest blah blah blah" types.
Who informed you that the opposite is true?
On Fri, 27 Sep 2002 14:53:00 +0100, The Technical Manager
>Are you serious ? I have been informed that companies nowadays are looking more for applicants
>with relevant industrial experience and a `rounded' set of qualifications and interests rather
>than those who are garden shed dabblers in electronics or were active electronics hobbyists
>since childhood building satellite tranceivers whilst still at high school.
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