August PLUG Meeting: Mid-Career Development

Gary Thornock gthornock at
Wed Aug 8 15:35:48 MDT 2007

--- Robert Merrill <robertmerrill at> wrote:
>> Oh, and another pet peeve: Apparently there are no "slow
>> paced" software development jobs. They are all "fast paced"
>> and "exciting".
> Well, who wants to recruit for slow-paced jobs?  Aren't the
> fast-paced and exciting ones better to recruit on?

A good point, but remember, when everyone's special, no one is.
The same applies to "fast-paced" and "exciting".  I'd rather
know *why* it's exciting, as opposed to just being told that
it is.

Von's point about "fast-paced" meaning "50+ hours a week" is a
good one, too.

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