[Chugalug] Whats the best way to move up in IT field?

John Aldrich jmaldrich at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 5 14:01:02 UTC 2012


Quoting David Snyder <davids at volstate.net>:

> How to move up?  Here  is my perspective as an employer and small   
> business owner.
>
[snip]
>
> 3.       Show initiative.  I can't tell you how many times I've told  
>  my employees when they ask me a technical question.  "I don't know   
> the answer, Let me Google it for a while and I'll get back with   
> you".  If I'm feeling frustrated at the time I may say "You know,   
> you have the fastest Internet connection in the area, and the   
> world's greatest research tool in the history of man at your desk.    
> Why don't you look for the answer, and, after you find it, ask me if  
>  what you found is the right solution"?
>
[snip[

I have to say, that's one of the things I was privileged to learn from  
my short tenure at VolState. Thanks for teaching me that, David!


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