|Re: I'm Free (From my Job)!
Group: alt.polyamory · Group Profile
Author: Aahz Maruch Date: Jul 6, 2007 16:12
In article eagle.america.net>,
Rob Wynne america.net> wrote:
>Aahz Maruch pobox.com> wrote:
>> In article eagle.america.net>,
>> Rob Wynne america.net> wrote:
>>>I've been with my current company as a full time employee, in some
>>>capacity or another, since 1996. I did sporadic freelance work for them
>>>dating back to early 1995, back when they only had one employee to
>>>assist the two founders.
>>>It occured to me recently that, should I need to find another job, I
>>>actually no longer know how. All the current tools for finding jobs
>>>didn't exist the last time I did a serious full-scale job search.
>> That is half-true at most. The same basic techniques still
>> apply, even you use different technologies to apply them.
>Oh, I know. It's just kinda weird to think about, yknow? Kinda like
>realizing that my entire industry (Internet Service Provider) was still
>in its infancy when I started this job.
Really? I would say that 1995 was the adolescence of the ISP industry.
Panix and Netcom were going through their big growth spurts -- and that
was already after AOL created Eternal September. Now I would say that
the ISP industry is in many ways heading toward senescence, at least in
forms recognizable to those of us who were around back then.
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