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Elliot in Pompano Beach, Florida

Updated 7 months ago

What other non-computer career changes can I go into since Cobol basically is dead? - 163 Replies

What career changes other than computer programming have other Cobol developers went into since Cobol been basically dead since the year 2000? I...

Jessica Piippo in Southfield, Michigan

Updated 52 months ago


Good afternoon everyone. I need advice. As you know, Mainframe Cobol is basically dead. The bad economy has nothing to do with no mainframe jobs....

hjoseph7 in Arlington, Virginia

Updated 61 months ago

To be the best... - 1 Reply

What are the top 3 traits or skills every cobol developer must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your cobol developer...

S Ting in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 62 months ago

cobol contract in Canada or US - 2 Replies

What is the market for cobol programmers like in Canada and USA. I'm in the UK and it is dead. I have a couple of years experience in Unisys cobol...

Whatsgoingon? in Douglasville, Georgia

Updated 77 months ago

Companies are saying "Long term unemployed Mainframe Cobol Developers need not apply" - 1 Reply

I am a Mainframe Cobol/DB2 Oracle application developer with 18 years working experience. I am wondering but is anyone that is an unemployed...

ok in Columbia, Missouri

Updated 79 months ago

Interview Preparation - 2 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming cobol developer interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

Ol_Framer in Corona, California

Updated 84 months ago

Getting ahead... - 12 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a hirable cobol developer? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

Robbie-G in Middlesex, New Jersey

Updated 84 months ago

Looking for training - 1 Reply

I am looking for trainning courses in cobol, I have taken C+ in school about 12 years ago, and I think I want to get into programming. I have been...

nearlyfedup in New Lenox, Illinois

recruiter nonsense

Been working in large MF world since 73, now reduced to managing a small Government organization. Fixing infected PC's and showing folks, "how do I...

Jim in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

COBOL Application Developer, Springfield, MA

Full-time, permanent position. Candidates MUST be smoke free for the last 12 months. 60-70K, No relocation package 37.5 hours a week during...

teri122 in Budapest, Hungary

We are in need of a GSL Program/Analyst

We are in need of a GSL Program/Analyst for Express Scripts contract. This is one opportunity that a number of venders have. However we also have...

Paul in Independence, Missouri

Updated 115 months ago

Starting out... - 1 Reply

How did you get your start doing cobol developer work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

Singapore in Singapore, Singapore

Updated 120 months ago

Show me the money... - 1 Reply

What are typical cobol developer salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this...

Reality in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina

Updated 135 months ago

Reg. COBOL Developer - 1 Reply

Being a COBOL developer for the past 18 years, I had gone thru many ups- and-downs in IT industry. Even now, I am finding it difficult to get a...


Boom or bust?

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most cobol developer...


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