Monday, March 4, 2002

So yesterday, there was this big ad in The Washington Post about a tech career fair being held today (Monday). I decided to go, partly because I don’t like to do job fairs and I don’t like to promote myself, making this a perfect opportunity to outgrow those childish attitudes. So I printed off a bunch of resumes this morning, drove to the hotel where the “tech fair” was taking place, filled out their little registration form, and walked upstairs.

A total of five companies were in attendance. After standing in line for fifteen minutes, reading an intriguing H.G. Wells story about speculative aircraft, I discovered that of those five companies, three required security clearances, and another was an hour-and-a-half drive away. The whole thing was a complete bust. I was rather annoyed.

On the other hand, I now have a much more polished resum

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