RF Cafe began life in 1996 as "RF Tools" in an AOL screen name web space totaling
2 MB. Its primary purpose was to provide me with ready access to commonly needed
formulas and reference material while performing my work as an RF system and circuit
design engineer. The World Wide Web (Internet) was largely an unknown entity at
the time and bandwidth was a scarce commodity. Dial-up modems blazed along at 14.4 kbps
while typing up your telephone line, and a nice lady's voice announced "You've Got
Mail" when a new message arrived...
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Engineering Career and Job Hunting Advice for December 2017
Each month I try to make the rounds of job search / career advice columns to see if
there is anything worth recommending. A lot of what's out there seems to be written by
people whose only job has been telling other people how to get a job, so I try for filter
them out. This first article is short but interesting (a lot of source reference hyperlinks)
and the conclusion is not surprising. It does not, however, addresses all the worthless <fill
in the blank> Studies (insert any social warrior cause) degrees that are being paid
for by taxpayer dollars. Unless you luck into a high-paying government job - with full
benefits - for applying what you learned on your way to a degree in "Species-Confused
Studies," chances are you'll be flipping burgers to pay off your $40k in student loans
while those of us with real degrees or marketable trade skills pay for your health care
and free cellphones.
As a service to RF Cafe visitors, I will post your company's
tech-related job openings at no cost. Only direct
hiring companies' jobs are posted for free. If you are responsible for hiring in your
company, send me an e-mail with the job listing information and I'll be glad to post
it for you. The most recent list of jobs can be seen
here. Recruiters may submit jobs for posting at a cost of $100 per job.