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I. M. Wright's "Hard Code" by Eric Brechner

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Chapter 7. Adventures in Career Development

Most of the engineers I know and admire are not overly ambitious. They’d be perfectly happy with the simplest of titles and little fanfare so long as they were given a chance to put their ideas into action and have a positive impact on the world. It’s true, I kid you not.

Unfortunately, even the most humble of engineers must actively manage their careers or risk losing opportunities to have the positive impact they seek. It’s not because the world is cold and heartless, though it sometimes seems that ...

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