Re: [Nolug] Linux - The New 'Hot' Job Skill

From: Jonathan Roberts <>
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 2009 21:13:49 -0500
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On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 7:39 PM, Mark A. Hershberger <>wrote:

> The cost of hiring an IT worker in India for U.S.-based projects is
> rapidly approaching that of a U.S. IT worker.
> So the only “qualification” on the good news is this: you are competing
> against a bigger pool of people. Which means you actually have to
> provide some value. Bad news if you've been coasting towards the day
> when you can collect your pension.
> Mark.

Do you really see the costs equaling out? I am surprised that this is the
case but I'm not familiar with Indian outsourcing and don't want to be.. On
a related note, do pensions still exist in the real world?!

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