Category – Career
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HHow I got here: Chapter 1

04.09.20183 Min Read — In Career

As I've gotten older and gained perspective on my life, I've concluded that many aspects of my personality and career have been broadly shaped by the era, location, and community of my childhood. In…

BBiggest Blessings of 2017

01.01.20185 Min Read — In Career

After a decade of career compromises, I'm finally following my passions Ideally, when someone graduates from college, they should understand their interests and aspirations and map that to a career…

SSilencing the Siren Song

12.15.20162 Min Read — In Career

Come this way, honored Odysseus... and stay your ship, so that you can listen here to our singing; for no one else has ever sailed past this place in his black ship until he has listened to the honey…

RRules to be Outsource-Proof

10.18.20163 Min Read — In Career

Yesterday, some of my colleagues in Operation Code 's Slack channel were expressing some concerns about outsourcing and the impact that this might have on their careers. Given all of the election…

WWhat would Jesus code?

07.13.20131 Min Read — In Career

Thanks to organizations such as Code for America , the techie community is increasingly starting to think about ways to leverage their engineering skills in volunteer public service projects. I…

SSaints Francis, Jude, and Watson

07.15.20112 Min Read — In Career

Praise to God for his many blessings! I have so much to be thankful for. Firstly, I was able to survive my 15 credit hour semester at IIT with a pretty respectable GPA and a published paper. My…

SStatus Report–25% to degree completion

03.08.20112 Min Read — In Career

It’s difficult to believe, but I am now working through Midterms week of my first of two semesters for my Masters of IT Management program. Glancing back at my blog, I see that my last post on…

BBack to School? Again?

12.13.20102 Min Read — In Career

As many of you know, I have been pretty hesitant to go back to school. It’s been nearly two years since I’ve had a traditional paycheck. This is not to imply that Georgetown University was not a lot…

GGovernment IT and Cloud Computing

12.12.20101 Min Read — In Career

The Chief Information Officer of the Federal Government recently released a new plant to shift the majority of government IT into the “cloud” in the near future. This means a decrease in local IT…

JJava and Robert Santos

12.10.20102 Min Read — In Career

In order to give myself a constructive project to work on, I’ve recently been teaching myself Java. According to the TIOBE index , this programming language is currently the most popular language…

RRite of Acceptance and Career Search Continued

12.06.20102 Min Read — In Career

This morning was my Rite of Acceptance into the Roman Catholic church. For those unfamiliar with the process, Wikipedia provides a reasonable explanation of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults…

CCareer Guide Madness

10.25.20101 Min Read — In Career

I am currently working through three career books. So You Majored in What? is more-or-less a guide for humanities majors trying to figure out how to make their interests and coursework (seem…

CCareer Search Ongoing

10.25.20101 Min Read — In Career

I thought that it would be a useful exercise to publish my thoughts as I work towards getting to know myself a bit better. I am a recently-married West Point graduate that was medically retired from…