On 17 =C9=EF=FD=ED, 23:15, Phillip Gawlowski <cmdjackr... / googlemail.com>
wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 9:50 PM, Ilias Lazaridis <il... / lazaridis.com> wr=
ote:
>
> > Is this so? I've seen many which mention the employers/customers
> > anonymous, with an "references on request".
>
> You worked only on NDA'd projects for 20 years, and you can't even
> mention past *clients*? Yeah, right.
>
> >> You couldn't code yourself out of a wet paper bag if your life depende=
d on it (in _any_ language).
>
> > You're getting ordinary.
>
> Well, let's get a little less ordinary: Why did you leave Siemens a
> year after finishing your training as electrician? Provide the
> Arbeitszeugnis[0] of your time at Siemens.
>
> What happened to your first attempt at self-employment? Provide the
> name and (expired by now, alas) registration of the business, or the
> district court where the business was registered.
>
> What's your further education after you made it to journeyman electrician=
?
>
> Why didn't you decide to visit a Fachhochschule[1] to gain academic crede=
ntials?
>
> What are your certifications in programming, program management, and desi=
gn?
>
> Until proven otherwise, we are free to assume that:
>
> A) Siemens fired you (an extraordinary event back in the late 1980s,
> since Siemens was like Japanese car makers in that time: If you were
> good, you were set for *life*).
> B) You don't have any credentials in software development.
> C) You aren't qualified to be admitted to a Fachhochschule.
> D) You never worked since you were fired by Siemens, living off of
> unemployment grants.
>
> Explanations for non-Germans:
>
> [0] An Arbeitszeugnis is a diploma of sorts which details how well--or
> not--an employee behaved and worked during their time at an employer.
> It's by no means confidential (though private, and Ilias can't be
> compelled to provide the Arbeitszeugnis).
>
> [1] A Fachhochschule is roughly equivalent to a technical college in
> the US, and allows those without the necessary credentials in second
> level education (called "Fachhochschulreife", which is usually *not*
> attained if you visited a lower rung,
> not-very-intellectually-demanding school called "Hauptschule", or if
> one wasn't good enough to visit the 10th year of schooling at a
> "Realschule") to attain a degree in a field related to their trained
> job after some time spent working in their learned field. Usually,
> expertise can be provided in a less formal manner, for example
> references to clients that one worked for, if one wants to study in a
> field that one didn't train in.
>
> --
> Phillip Gawlowski
>
> A method of solution is perfect if we can forsee from the start,
> and even prove, that following that method we shall attain our aim.
> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0-- Leibnitz