It's hip to be a geek -- but it can hurt your career

Tagged: Geek, Nerd, Off Topic, Technology
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Posted: 5 years 21 weeks ago

"A Modis survey finds that Americans value geeks for the smarts and tech savvy but still view them as socially awkward. Geeks of the world, rejoice on this fine Geek Pride Day! Society has come to value your smarts to the point that most people consider the label a compliment and equate geekiness with success, according to a survey conducted by Modis. But if there's any cause for concern, it's that nongeeks tend to view you as socially awkward, which could translate to a barrier in your professional life (and beyond)."



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“Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one.” - Bill Gates ;)

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Anyone agree with this article? Not sure I do...

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