Tag: geeks

  • 17 Dream Jobs For Nerds And Geeks

    17 Dream Jobs For Nerds And Geeks

    By Susan Ricker In a memorable episode of "Star Trek," Gandalf said, "Use the force, Harry." Whether or not you're a nerd, you most likely know that four separate movies and TV shows contribute to that joke. "Nerd" used to be a negative social label, but now it can be used to describe anybody with an... Continue Reading

  • 'Nerdy' Jobs Pay More, Offer More Job Security, Report Finds

    'Nerdy' Jobs Pay More, Offer More Job Security, Report Finds

    Jobs in engineering and computer technology have long had the stigma of being "nerdy" professions -- boring, and not particularly high-paying either. But that was before Facebook's first programmer, Dustin Moskovitz, became a billionaire, and Facebook and other tech companies began paying their interns... Continue Reading

  • Step Aside, Hedge Fund Managers: Geek is Chic

    Step Aside, Hedge Fund Managers: Geek is Chic

    Jobs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields may not sound very sexy and exciting at first, but once you realize that those fields, traditionally considered the realm of the Geeks, pay better and are growing faster than any others, you might change your tune. These days, positions that... Continue Reading

  • It's Chic to Be Geek -- Celebrate National Geek Pride Day on May 25

    It's Chic to Be Geek -- Celebrate National Geek Pride Day on May 25

    Whether it's shows like "The Big Bang Theory" or movies like "The Social Network," it's suddenly become chic to be geek in America. The fact that high tech geeks are making a fortune and almost single-handedly bailing us out of the recession isn't hurting their image either. In any case, on Wednesday, May... Continue Reading

  • Study: Geeks Keep The Girls Away From Tech Jobs

    Study: Geeks Keep The Girls Away From Tech Jobs

    By Ed Orum Women steer clear from jobs in tech because they imagine their lives would be like a bad episode of TV's "The Big Bang Theory." Whether that's true doesn't necessarily matter - the stereotypes of geeky guys in science and tech is enough to dissuade women from pursuing a career in computer... Continue Reading

  • High School Geek, Jock or Class Clown?

    High School Geek, Jock or Class Clown?

    Looking back on high school, some peoples' memories are fonder than others. Unfortunately for many teenagers, in the young, harsh minds of high schoolers, you're nothing without your social status. Consider the stereotypes. For example, if you were a popular cheerleader who was friends with everyone or a... Continue Reading