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tech4people
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Re: fuel
tech4people   7/31/2013 1:50:33 PM
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Syed,

Yes thats true.

A lot of people even today pursue Certifications very religiously.

BUt there is also another larger segment of Technical pros who no longer see value in this Certification business.

I don't blame them for that-Its become Too much of a Business-This Training thing.

 

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Re: relocating
tech4people   7/31/2013 1:45:37 PM
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Syed,

Yes its funny in a way.

I have seen so many super-experienced Pros today stick with a Company which pays them sometimes between 20-30% less than the Market rate.

Why is that?

Because the Company took really good care of them in their Time of need.

Sounds like a Quaint notion today,I know but it still does happen!

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Re: relocating
syedzunair   7/26/2013 1:20:07 PM
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tech4people:

That is another angle of looking at the scenario. Coming from where you are it does seem justified that people would fall for higher wages all the time. Loyalty is a relative term these days.

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Re: fuel
syedzunair   7/26/2013 1:07:41 PM
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tech4people:

Not all might go through the process of keeping up to date but I can assure you the best of the lot do. I have seen resumes spanning pages filled with certifications of all kinds.

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Re: relocating & compensation
syedzunair   7/26/2013 1:05:27 PM
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@Ruth:

You are absolutely correct. Hiring managers want to get the people who are the best fit for the organization. They tend to hire employees keeping in mind the long term values. Although, at times it might become very difficult to get these sort of guys.

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Re: relocating
tech4people   7/25/2013 2:34:47 PM
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Ruth,

That's a Tough one.

I prefer looking at it from the view of Flexibility for the Main Bread-earner's point of view.When you are working really hard to put Food on the Table,Do you really want additional Stresses (which you can really do without)?



Its all a Give and take process here when it comes to this Flexibility.Parents have to learn to be a little More Flexible else life just becomes more and more difficult(and all relationships eventually reach breaking point then).

 

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Re: fuel
tech4people   7/25/2013 2:31:31 PM
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Syed,

But honestly do you really feel most Techies take the effort to give themselves totally up to date with all that is changing in their Profession?

I don't think so.

And I don't say this lightly.

As for the issue of re-location-Sure there are some who are willing to do it,If the Money is right or Career prospects are bright enough.The rest just chose to continue struggling in a Career Rut.

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Re: relocating & compensation
Ruth Glover   7/25/2013 10:38:04 AM
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The money motivated candidates may not fit what the hiring managers want.  Despite the fact that jobs don't last as long these days, hiring managers ordinarily prefer to invest in new employees who are more interested in the value they add to the company than the value they would get in their pockets.  

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Re: relocating & compensation
syedzunair   7/25/2013 4:08:04 AM
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@Ruth: 

I certainly value you input and you might be correct about this. Altough, I think that it would depend upon the culture too. I have seen many employees leave the work they love for something else just because they were being paid better. I might not have years of recruiting experience but I have certainly seen these individuals over the years. 

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Re: relocating & compensation
Ruth Glover   7/24/2013 2:48:55 PM
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From my experience as a recruiter, comp is important but if comp is the motivator, the individual may not fit well.  What the person DOES is more important as the person who loves the job will be far more productive.

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