Sunday, April 26, 2015

narrowing career path as we age (German

See also post on technical mind...

In Asia financial IT domain, my career path is set to narrow...The management path is probably not narrowing, but consider HongLin's comments.

Outside financial IT, salary is much lower. Also, management path is the dominant path.

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Date: Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 11:48 PM
Subject: Re: shocking realities of SG developer salary

I feel grateful that you spent so many hours sharing with me your insight.

This layoff is one of the life-changing events. After your incisive analysis (and a few more chats with people I trust), i came to the conclusion that the only reliable career path (with visibility / predictability) for my next 20 years, is hands-on dev in the US. I felt this way before, but your analysis really drove it home.

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