That for highly qualified professional IT people who have high structural visualization (consult information on the Johnson O'Connor Labs) with talents fewer than 25% of the population, skills and experience beyond what even 10% of the population could even begin to have, communicating with the smarmy highly socialized gregarious ideaphoria managers is much like explaining rainbows to earthworms.
Four decades ago, a person who performed to provide superior work were skilled for their high technological expertise and skills were still highly honored has yielded to "team" players who are little more than Generation Whine children with short attention spans.
It's sort of like little Timmy in the Twilight Zone who has the power to put people away in the corn field but no real knowledge of the realities of the situation (the corn field being outsourcing to a third world country).
So HR asks stupid questions.
And the technologist has to don the mantle of a top level manager, pretending to be something they are not, to squeak past the incompetent brigade of dysfunctional interviewers powered by HR to attain the job that majority of those in the corporation or agency can't even begin to understand.
As long as all of us technologists recognize what the deal is, we can prepare for it, and after we get the job, revert to highly skilled professional competence.
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