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San Diego's telecom whiz, Qualcomm, comes in 8th in Fortune's new list of the best companies to work for. Says the magazine, "New employees get stock options and 100 percent health insurance coverage. The popular onsite primary health care clinic is quadrupling in size."

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Have fun getting a job at Qualcomm if you do not have an engineering degree.

Gov gives this package, and more, to all new employees.

Jan. 23, 2008

Response to post of 1:31 p.m. There used to be a lot of part-time employees at Qualcomm, too. I assume that is still true. Best, Don Bauder

Jan. 23, 2008

JohhyVegas,

Qualcomm is an engineering company. What did you think they were going to hire???

Jan. 23, 2008

Response to post of 4:05 p.m.: The non-engineers it has been paying -- namely, those lawyers who concealed key information from opponents in a lawsuit-- didn't help Qualcomm. Best, Don Bauder

Jan. 23, 2008

Qualcomm really like outsourcing, hiring lower wage demanding foreign H1-B visa workers, engineers than can reverse engineer it's competetors technology and it's competetors employees. Yes, there is a crime behind every fortune.

Jan. 23, 2008

Response to 11:14 p.m. post: Those kinds of details are generally overlooked by a magazine compiling a list on some topic. Best, Don Bauder

Jan. 24, 2008

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