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I always made my Interns do calcs by hand until they got their PE license.  They
hated it when they couldn't use all that fancy software they learned to use in
college, but they all thanked me when they got their PE on the first try (2nd
try in only one case).

Lew Midlam, PE

Bill Allen, S.E. wrote:

> <snip>

> I also agree with you Dennis that, your first job should not have been
> focused around using all of the shortcuts. When I had employees, they
> worked for me several months before using ANY software except AutoCAD. They
> had to do all of their calculations by hand until I could identify the
> individuals' strengths and weaknesses.