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I have a degree in physics and 20 years of programming. Just out of curiosity, would I be weeded out in the first 25%?

> any resumes that don't have some sort of CS or programming on them

> I have a degree in physics and 20 years of programming

Depends, do you mention your 20 years of programming on your resume?

I thought that meant CS or programming classes.

I do have Java, Perl and C++ from SF City College - so I guess that counts.

with the communication skills I've seen so far, probably not

After you've been coding for a few years, I think your degree is largely irrelevant. A guy with 20 years of programming knowledge has far, far more than a degree.

Similarly, a candidate could have graduated top of their class from the most prestigious university in the world, but if they've never been able to hold a job for more than six months, that tells me something.

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