Re: Too old?

Subject: Re: Too old?
From: Richard Lewis <tech44writer -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2006 07:24:59 -0700 (PDT)

On 9/25/06, Dan Goldstein wrote:

How many of you have found age to be a factor in getting work?
> (Should've been a TECHWR-L survey...)

Richard Lewis responds:

Here is another way of thinking about this issue: How many times have you seen a TW job listing asking for someone with 30 years of expereince?

Frankly, I have never seen such. It appears that most employers want 3 to 5 years experience; some want 7 to 10 years. To me it appears that most employers think that TW's (or developers for that matter) don't get much better beyond 5 to 10 years of experience. I guess they feel that beyond 10 years of experience we all kind of enter into a long-term dull funk.

Richard Lewis

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