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How To Succeed In IT Without Really Trying 283

Posted by Soulskill
from the what-would-you-say-ya-do-here dept.
snydeq writes "Deep End's Paul Venezia discusses the two ways to succeed in IT: through proficiency and hard work, a road that often leads to unending servitude, or the other way; with little effort or proficiency at all. 'I hate to say this, but a number of people in IT positions work harder to make it seem like they're busy as beavers than doing actual work. Quite often this dysfunction starts at the top: When an IT manager doesn't know the technology very well, he or she may hire folks who have no idea what their job is other than to show up every day and answer the occasional email, passing questions along to others with more technical abilities, or to their contacts at the various hardware and software vendors. People like these populate many consulting companies. They rely almost completely on contractors to perform the actual work, serving as remote hands in a real crisis and as part of a phone tree for less pressing issues.'"
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SPAM: Recurrence To Conservatism 5

Journal by mercedo

The last election for the member of the House of Representative (Lower House) was fought in a sigle issue -whether we privatise the Post, overwhelming majority voted for the privatisation including me. Japanese people were fanatic without thinking about the consequencies seriously. Then gigantic ruling party appeared. Now former premier was gone. At the beginning of new prime minister, many laws were through the Diet. Corporation tax is cut, income tax is up. Consumption tax will be raised dr

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