He’s too young to hire

I started in technology very young. I've always had to prove myself just a little bit harder than most. When you don't have a lot of "professional" experience on your resume it's easy to get passed over or have people assume you must not be able to do what their job description says. I wasn't a Doogie Howser, MD, but for nearly a decade I had the distinction of being the youngest person at most of the companies where I worked. Growing up our family wasn't very well off. My mom was a single mother raising two kids in Seattle in the 1980s. She didn't have a technology background - she was a carpenter by trade and worked long hours.…

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