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altogether to go into real estate (or worse, to law school), etc.


That’s not nice.  I am still a practicing engineer, and am going to start law school soon. J





-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Polhemus [mailto:bill(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2007 1:19 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)
Subject: Re: Job Opportunity


Wesley Werner wrote:

    The company offers a good work environment with a quick pace. Hard work is well rewarded with pay raises and bonuses tied to performance.

Wesley, be honest.

This is a nicely-worded way of saying "sweat-shop," isn't it?

Not that there's anything wrong with that; it seems that more and more "specialty design-build" firms of which I'm aware are "sweat-shops" these days. It's a good place for a kid just out of school to get his baptism of fire, but you also get a large turnover and a small but significant number of "burnouts" who quit engineering altogether to go into real estate (or worse, to law school), etc.

Just sayin'.

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