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> David said (or so I think he said):
>> the corporations that we love to hate still provide good
>> employment for a lot of people...
> Yes, they bring employment provided that you're young, not over
> educated, not disabled and politically approved and sanitized. Not to
> discount the efforts of a few smart people who work in these
> corporations, there is a lot of corporate welfare for people who
> couldn't find work elsewhere, much like government.
Hmmm. I've worked/consulted for software firms with anywhere from one to
>20,000 people and I can't say I've ever noticed any correlation
between company size and the kinds of people working there. I've found
young, old, smart, stupid, annoying, nice, and every other kind of
person at all sizes of companies.
About the only correlation I've ever noticed is that people in small
companies work as generalists and people in large companies work as
specialists. But even that doesn't mean they are inherently generalists
or specialists -- it's just the kind of work they do given their current