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Probe: How IBM ousts older staff, replaces them with young blood

Diogenes

Saw this in Oz

In the first round of layoffs when IBM GSA lost the Telstra account. The oldies were given the bullet first and despite the fact that IBM Thailand put out a call for experienced AS400 hands, and 2 of us had all the skills & experience required(which included what was then an obscure lang Aspect Computing's LANSA (I was an ex "Aspect'er" to boot !) ) we were not allowed to even put in EOI . Youngsters who had heard of the AS400 were sent instead

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