Re: Walk-in interviews in Boostrap on 2rd, 3rd and 4th Feb 2008

From: Robert Klemme <>
Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2008 22:30:40 +0100
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On 01.02.2008 20:04, joel garry wrote:
> Yeah, simply advertising sex or age discrimination probably isn't a
> problem, but actually doing it and getting caught is big time. There
> are exemptions for certain occupations - no one would want to see me
> in a topless drive-through coffee bar, I'm sure - but technical Oracle
> work sure isn't one of them.

You mean, they let you administer databases topless? I thought there is AC everywhere in the US where it gets reasonably hot. :-)

> India has its own laws and customs, and
> is welcome to them. cdos has no laws, but it has customs, and not
> posting job ads is one of them.


> Violating one countries laws in another country is a whole subject
> unto itself (but see foreign section of
> ). But abusing workers in one country to benefit corporations in
> another country and get around worker protection laws is a moral
> issue.

Outsourcing is a whole subject in itself. I believe IT companies that outsource their development to other countries are not doing themselves a favor. After all this is a core competence and I would not easily give that away. Let alone all the issues with multi time zone work and communication.

> I suspect some Euro laws on the subject are more stringent than the US
> law.

Probably, but OTOH it is totally common to ship a picture with your resume over here in Germany - something I have been told which is totally unacceptable in the US. But we are on a good way, we have an anti discrimination law here which might show similar effects over time.

Kind regards

        robert Received on Fri Feb 01 2008 - 15:30:40 CST

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