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dshillito wrote:
Are you sure that was the reason you were passed on?
Could it be an excuse rather than to say you were too old?
That's what I was told and I trust them. They were great people. If there was another reason besides that like ageism it would surprise me. I suppose one can never know 100% but I trust them.
dshillito wrote:
Anyway I am glad I never had to undergo any test of programming skill in my entire 45 year career as a programmer. When I did change jobs I was accepted due to my reputation.
That's a great point. In this day and age, one must market themselves. It's a skill I wish I knew a long time ago. Better late than never...
Jeremy Falcon

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