A Worker's Testimony
- The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by
the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men.
This is something he might want to pass on to his children if, God forbid, he has to leave them when they are young (and he thinks they'll go into IT).
I found it stark and impressive so I've produced an abbreviated, paraphrased version below. He's got a little of the old Rambo in him, don't you think?
I may want to knock you on your ass if I see you in the parking lot, but if I see you in the office, I will laugh, joke and share a coffee with you.
This is what duty demands.
There are very few women in IT. Why? Ask Lawrence Summers.
Just don't expect an IT job to be good for your love life unless you're looking forward to a same sex marriage.
Actually, don't go out with anyone from your company under any circumstances.
Because when you split up, it's going to get ugly.
Moral Fibre of The Rulers
My credo is simple:
Serve those above.
Rule those below.
Move heaven and earth
-                    to see mission accomplished.
I want my bosses (all the way to the top) to demonstrate honesty, integrity, courage, competence, humility and loyalty to the troops they command.
This is the single most important factor in determining the length of my stay.
The problem with an interview is you can't tell a good leader from a bad one until you work alongside him.
And you won't really know him until a crisis comes and you see if he helps you or leaves you holding the bag. For,
- There are no interview questions that let us
peer that deeply into the heart of a man.
And being able to work with those who do is more important than any perks or pay.
The Story of A Crunch
I once had a CEO who was an ex-IBM senior exec.
I wrote to the CIO about it. He dodged the issue, sending back an insipid "Very interesting." as a reply.
It was sickening.
The Future of IT
The IT sector is OK now but as
When computers get so simple the average
There is nothing sad in this. That's how life is. But just remember, friend, if you're in IT, you must look ahead.
Source: Taylor, TextAmerica