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How I got IBM and Kaiser Permanente to Offer Me a Job Without Me Ever Applying for One

I was in graduate school, working towards a master’s degree in Human Factors Engineering, which is the study of the interaction between man and systems. My goal in life at that point was to go work for NASA and help design spaceships that people could live on happily for long periods of time. Yes, I was a Trekkie, and that was my dream. If you knew me at the time, you would have described me as proactive, ambitious, motivated, and confident. And I was. But one thing was bugging me while I was in graduate school. I really had no

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