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Old 23rd June 2008
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Originally Posted by cajunman4life
... the two jobs that they absolutely are not getting rid of are AS/400 administrators, and Mainframe programmers (read: COBOL). There just ain't enough of them here in the US, and apparently there are none in India. Apparently not too many people are interested in COBOL and REXX these days.
I keep reading that with the next wave or two of retirements there's going to be a "legacy skills" shortage in the US. Which is interesting, because - as you said - very few folks starting their tech careers want to adopt that skillset.
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