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Programmers tax exemption is now extinct

In effort to cut surmounting deficit, Romanian government decided to remove the tax exemption for programmers. More exactly, programmers will now be charged 16% of their wage income. The tax exemption was initiated in 2004 in order to promote the … Continue reading

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Fact of 2009

Fact of 2009: everybody wants to work with you but don’t have projects.

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On lack of promotion of the Romanian IT outsourcing industry

Present at Oracle Day in Bucharest, the CEO of Oracle Romania (Sorin Mindrutescu) said that there are major IT companies with a big presence in Romania (Oracle, Microsoft, HP, IBM), justified by the business aspect. However, a disadvantage is the … Continue reading

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Alcatel-Lucent to slash 564 jobs in Romania

In efforts to cut costs, Alcatel-Lucent will cut 564 jobs in Romania. This is a terrible news as Alcatel-Lucent had big development centers in Romania in Timisoara and Bucharest. As I previously said, Ericsson and Siemens have already done reductions … Continue reading

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Busting fake Indian company profiles

Step 1. Take a profile from LinkedIn: http://www.softescu.com/jing/2009-10-15_2258.png Step 2. Note the suspicious name: Sarah Parker from New York… only Jessica is missing from making this name very real! Right! Step 3. Admire the very nice profile picture http://www.softescu.com/jing/2009-10-15_2258.png Step … Continue reading

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