From the Editor: A Place to Make Their Stand

We have a fair amount of fun here in the newsroom riffing on the age differences among the staff. One of us — a grizzled business magazine editor, say — will make a witty reference to Sheriff Buford T. Justice or maybe Glenn Frey, only to be met with an indulgent but nevertheless uncomprehending stare from a 20-something fellow editor. Later, a 20-something staff writer demonstrates how he monitors multiple social media “timelines” on...

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From the Editor: A Place to Make Their Stand

We have a fair amount of fun here in the newsroom riffing on the age differences among the staff. One of us — a grizzled business magazine editor, say — will make a witty reference to Sheriff Buford T. Justice or maybe Glenn Frey, only to be met with an indulgent but nevertheless uncomprehending stare from a 20-something fellow editor. Later, a 20-something staff writer demonstrates how he monitors multiple social media “timelines” on...

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Work Here: It’s Cool
Oct27

Work Here: It’s Cool

When Jon Nicholas was looking for a job after college, his baseball pitching coach at Colby-Sawyer College — then a Red River Computer Co. employee — suggested he apply there. But in Nicholas’ 22-year-old eyes, the company, which provides information technology products and services mainly to the U.S government, had three strikes against it. Government? Boring. Sales? Bad connotations. The company also is “a middleman.” Yet during...

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