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A Few Things You Should Know Before Choosing Engineering as Your Major

There is always that one person in the back of the room who doesn’t participate in meetings. The one that skeptically looks at the new crop of hires and snarkily tells them to save themselves before they commit to a company that will not appreciate them. There are millions of unhappy people in the workforce […]

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How to Successfully Understand and Love a Nerd

Nerds are introspective creatures that are very passionate about their hobbies and their families. They throw themselves into everything they do and they go above and beyond the call of duty to protect those they love which may include the occasional collectible or fan memorabilia. It is not easy to break into their inner circle, […]

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A Nerd By Any Other Name Wouldn’t Smell As Sweet…

I am a nerd. I was born in the early 80s and raised on Atari and National Geographic’s World magazine. I am the bridge between Generation X and the Millennials, not quite fitting in both sharing characteristics of both. I was brought into a world at war with drugs, the Russians and the Middle East; […]

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The Layoff

Ten years ago I was a blissful new hire at one of the world’s great aerospace companies. I had placed every single item I owned in a box and convinced my college sweetheart to venture with me into the Pacific Northwest. Little did I know that after a few bumps and severe turbulence I’d be […]