Half Life of a Tech Worker : 15 Years - Slashdot
your half-life as a worker in corporate America is about age thirty-five. Around that time, interviews get tougher. Your obligations make you less open to relocation, the technologies on your resume seem less-current, and your ability find that next gig begins to decrease.’ By thirty-five, half the folks who started in technology have gone on to something else — perhaps management, consulting, on to roles in ’the business’ or in operations. ’Yet a few stick it out. Half of the half-life is fifty, and, sure, perhaps 25% of the folks who started as line technologists will still be doing that when they turn fifty,’ adds Heusser. ’But by the time you turn thirty-five, you’d better have a plan.’
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