As the Great Recession roared into the American economy with vast destruction on wealth and business, Mr. Waters, age 49, began a job search. Only, his experience was one of entering a behaviors testing regime through the use of company HR software. Then, neuroscience metrics arrived and the brain, not a resume, supported the predictive, scientific candidate selection. It is from these experiences that he takes the reader into understanding the shift to psychometrics. Today his passion is alerting parents and educators of the coming software-selected workforce for the trend is leading to the eventuality of applying genomics. His critical narrative is a shared American story of traumatic life changes and of the post-Recession workforce leading to predictions of consequences for the next generation.