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The Age of Outsourcing
A friend of mine sent me this Dilbert cartoon today and thought it described my current working environment. I agree that there is a close similarity and it really bothers me. Even though people keep throwing work my way, I can't seem to find work that I'm comfortable with. Unfortunately, outsourcing is the new trend these days. A couple of friends get together and start a consulting company. They bid on projects and contracts like ......

Posted On Thursday, September 29, 2005 7:45 PM

HDC Sold Out
As of Wednesday September 21st, the HDC has sold out. If you missed out last year and didn't register early this year, shame on you. I have been telling everyone to sign up as quickly as possible to ensure they get a spot. Even though we are sold out, there is a chance people may get in. Our payment deadline is October 1st. If someone has registered but not paid by the deadline, we will be openning up their spot to people on the waiting list. To join the HDC05 waiting list, email ......

Posted On Sunday, September 25, 2005 10:34 PM

The Joys of Consulting
I see that I missed posting for the entire month of August. It was a very busy month for month for me. My year end contract with Rockwell Collins ended on August 22nd. One month before my contract ended, Rockwell decided to implement a policy that consultants would not be allowed to work more than one year on-site at Rockwell. I will be eligible to work for Rockwell again 90 days after my contract ended. Unfortunately the market in Cedar Rapids for .NET Architect/Lead is somewhat limited. At this ......

Posted On Sunday, September 11, 2005 6:58 PM

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