New Jersey Needs COBOL programmers!

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New Jersey Needs COBOL programmers!

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Wed Apr 08, 2020 6:50 pm

Hold up, Commander. This is your ticket out of this dump!

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Re: New Jersey Needs COBOL programmers!

Post by Billy Mays » Wed Apr 08, 2020 8:19 pm

They're looking for COBOL volunteers to get the mainframes up and running to address growing unemployment claims. Ingenious.

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Re: New Jersey Needs COBOL programmers!

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:17 pm

I'm glad you brought that up. Commander, a great man once said that if you're good at something never do it for free. The only power the New Jersey board of Unemployment Claims has over COBOL programmers is that COBOL programmers are good at being unemployed. I think you and the state will be able to reach a conclusion that satisfies everybody. Let's get New Jersey on the show immediately.
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Re: New Jersey Needs COBOL programmers!

Post by RealNC » Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:11 am

Ice Cream Jonsey wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:17 pm
COBOL programmers are good at being unemployed.
Actually COBOL programmers make in a week what you make in a month :razz:

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Re: New Jersey Needs COBOL programmers!

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:58 pm

RealNC wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:11 am
Ice Cream Jonsey wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 9:17 pm
COBOL programmers are good at being unemployed.
Actually COBOL programmers make in a week what you make in a month :razz:
Not according to the governor of New Jersey.
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Re: New Jersey Needs COBOL programmers!

Post by RealNC » Thu Apr 09, 2020 4:00 pm

Ice Cream Jonsey wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:58 pm
Not according to the governor of New Jersey.
The reason they're looking for volunteers is that COBOL programmers are hard to find. They are usually older engineers in senior positions and thus higher pay, making them hard to hire. You'd have to offer them even more money than they currently make.

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Re: New Jersey Needs COBOL programmers!

Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Thu Apr 09, 2020 6:39 pm

RealNC wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 4:00 pm
Ice Cream Jonsey wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:58 pm
Not according to the governor of New Jersey.
The reason they're looking for volunteers is that COBOL programmers are hard to find. They are usually older engineers in senior positions and thus higher pay, making them hard to hire. You'd have to offer them even more money than they currently make.
I can think of one that's available right now!
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