Career advice from IT Underworld
Spend enough time in any IT organization and you're bound to pick up useful tips
The IT Underworld cartoon follows George and Elias, two lowly foot soldiers in the IT army of a large company, and their battles with clueless end users and meddling execs.
Through a series of missteps and misadventures, they've managed to amass some valuable career advice. Here are some lessons you can learn from their, err, experience.
The advice: Never joke with the suit about ways to reduce overhead.
Next: Interview etiquette
The advice: Remember that the 'tool' has an iPhone too.
Next: Pet projects
The advice: If you make the mistake of syncing his iPod, chances are good you'll be tapped to set up his Twitter account.
Next: Open source health care
Open source health care
The advice: Be prepared to wear many hats
Next: Facebook policy
The advice: Keep your randomness to yourself
Next: Honey do
The advice: Maintain work-life balance ... or else.
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