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Subject:  Re: A Key To Early Retirement Date:  7/31/2002  11:16 AM
Author:  telegraph Number:  72325 of 795045

Samuelson bemoans the fact there will be 'fewer' engineers, with the 60 year olds becoming 'economic dropouts'. Heck, I wouldn't recommend even to an enemy to go to college and study to be an electrical engineer now or for the next 10 years..... few jobs, few job opportunities, and worked to death with 70 hour work weeks expected.

Same with teaching (low pay, low job satisfaction, and a zillion of hand tying rules and PC philosophy to follow)....

Seems strange to me.....10,000 plus 'engineers' laid o