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dquan97

Lifer
Jul 9, 2002
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I'm switching agencies in a couple weeks, but if I have think hard, I'd have to say my supervisor is much nicer than my previous one.
 

xSauronx

Lifer
Jul 14, 2000
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i like that on a normal day, im home between 1 and 2:30pm

i have to be there at 6am...which sucks
but having the whole afternoon off fairly regularly is great.
 

JustAnAverageGuy

Diamond Member
Aug 1, 2003
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Pro:

Work at home
Work when I want
Decent pay for high school kid
Browsing AT
No dress code
No alarm clock

Con:
Get paid by job, not by hours. (Read: Don't get paid to slack)
 

DT4K

Diamond Member
Jan 21, 2002
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Pros:
Decent pay, good benefits(401K, insurance, yearly bonus, pension plan, etc.), flexible hours, great people.
But the best thing about my job is that I was able to come straight out of college and be involved in the whole software development process. Gathering requirements, designing databases and networks, designing applications, coding, testing, documentation, training users, maintenance, etc. I'm sure if I had gone to a large shop with hundreds of programmers, I would have spent the first few years just doing testing or just writing code according to a design done by someone higher up.

Cons:
Being looked down on by "real" programmers for using a "toy" language (VB).
Working for a company that has outsourced 90% of it's corporate IT staff.
Working for a company who's primarily associated with a dying product (photographic film).
Working for a company who's stock has dropped from $80 to $26 in the past 5 years.
 

shimsham

Lifer
May 9, 2002
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pros: good pay, time off whenever i need it, 1.5 hour break every day, access to my boss' apartment in new orleans whenever i want it (though hes about to drop it :( ) great boss who likes to party and gamble.

cons: i work with some dumbasses, babysitting(managment) sucks.
 

Originally posted by: Shanteli
Originally posted by: Bootprint
Originally posted by: Shanteli
The Good:
I work for a University
Very laid back
3 students available for my disposal
fairly secure

The Bad:
Fairly low pay
Don't really do anything new
Dept. underfunded
And what do you do with those 3 students? ;)

hehe...I send them out to remote sites so I can sit on my $ss some more
OMG, are you my boss? :Q :confused:
 

poopaskoopa

Diamond Member
Sep 12, 2000
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Pro: Money, experience & my peers are some of the sharpest guys I've ever met.

Con: I had to move for this and I'm paying 2 apartment rents right now.
 

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