IT personality types: 8 profiles in geekdom

A rogues gallery of the oddballs who populate the wonderful world of IT

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IT personality type No. 8: The Shadow

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It's not my problem, it's not my job, it's not my fault -- that's the mantra of the Shadow, who somehow manages to take up space in the IT department (and on the payroll) without actually filling it. No one's sure what the Shadow does, mostly because he or she has become expert at doing as little as possible. Over time, the Shadow may be handed management responsibilities, at which point this individual morphs into the Human Roadblock.

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