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The quadruple whammy against unemployed men in America

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Cornfed
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Re: The quadruple whammy against unemployed men in America

Post by Cornfed » April 11th, 2015, 9:16 am

fightforlove wrote:Thinking about it, I probably landed the two jobs that have constituted the majority of my engineering career by talking music with my interviewer/future boss. They both related, especially my current boss, who also plays guitar and is building his own amp. All those late nights studying for thermodynamics, calculus, and physics exams and it was my spare time spent playing guitar and listening to cool music that landed me paid engineering gigs.
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Re: The quadruple whammy against unemployed men in America

Post by Jester » April 11th, 2015, 5:14 pm

fightforlove wrote:Thinking about it, I probably landed the two jobs that have constituted the majority of my engineering career by talking music with my interviewer/future boss. They both related, especially my current boss, who also plays guitar and is building his own amp. All those late nights studying for thermodynamics, calculus, and physics exams and it was my spare time spent playing guitar and listening to cool music that landed me paid engineering gigs.
Truth here.

If youre a man, you gotta be cool.

Or be gone.
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Re: The quadruple whammy against unemployed men in America

Post by fightforlove » April 11th, 2015, 11:03 pm

Jester wrote:
fightforlove wrote:Thinking about it, I probably landed the two jobs that have constituted the majority of my engineering career by talking music with my interviewer/future boss. They both related, especially my current boss, who also plays guitar and is building his own amp. All those late nights studying for thermodynamics, calculus, and physics exams and it was my spare time spent playing guitar and listening to cool music that landed me paid engineering gigs.
Truth here.

If youre a man, you gotta be cool.

Or be gone.
It's funny, but honestly also saddening. If I had it to do over again, I would have never wasted all those years slaving away towards a BSME. I could have put that energy, money and precious age in my life towards more fruitful pursuits, like hunting women, learning another language, starting a band...

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