Geek

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Geek

Informal and somewhat derogatory; a new hire at a Wall Street trading firm. The term was popularized by the book Liar's Poker, which describes the author's experience as a bond trader on Wall Street in the 1980s.
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And the Web has widened its reach: "The initial inroads were with high-tech people, but it has quickly broadened to most white collar and even pink collar jobs now." Two years ago, about three percent of those filing résumés to Olsten's site, worknow.com, were in secretarial or administrative jobs; it's now more than 30 percent.
The move to create a high-tech People's Army follows a damning MoD survey on the public's attitude towards the forces.
The only conclusion to be drawn from these experiences is that the high-tech people are operating in the dark-ages of direct marketing.