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  •  there are industries (7+ / 0-)

    where the companies aren't interested in anyone over 30. Because they can get under-30s to work for them, once: they offer wonderful salaries, but they don't tell people that they'll end up working 60 to 80 hour weeks without comp time.

    (Is it time for the pitchforks and torches yet?)

    by PJEvans on Sat Jul 23, 2011 at 10:41:02 PM PDT

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    •  At Apple, I heard this from my manager... (1+ / 0-)
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      "If you aren't working at least 60 hours a week, you're not working hard enough." We were on salary, which is presumably for 40 hours a week.

      No overtime. No union to get our backs. Everybody who was on that team got screwed.

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      by Kitsap River on Sun Jul 24, 2011 at 11:05:20 AM PDT

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