Tag: geeks

Oregon FIRST Robotics: Nurturing the tech workforce by making geeks cool

In spite of a vibrant startup culture in the northwest that we all love, among a business community that embraces technology and nurtures innovation, Oregon tech employers and the regional economy face a workforce problem. Read More

Geeks on a Train: Join Dave McClure and your peers from Portland and Seattle for a trip to Vancouver (No, the other one)

Most days, we’re all so heads down that we don’t get the opportunity to chat with our peers. And it’s even more rare for that to occur with our peers in Seattle. That’s why events are always a welcome opportunity to catch up. Read More

Geeks aren’t necessarily known for their people skills. Until now. Thanks to Oregon Training Network.

And that’s why a new training course from the Oregon Training Network may be exactly what you need. Introducing Soft Skills for Geeks: Communicating 2.0.

When it comes to all of the amazing things for which many geeks are known, being a personable social butterfly usually isn’t very high up on the list. But the fact of the matter is, when push comes to shove, it’s the soft skills that can sometimes be the difference between landing a gig and losing one.

And that’s why a new training course from the Oregon Training Network may be exactly what you need. Introducing Soft Skills for Geeks: Communicating 2.0. Read More

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