When I started as an IT dogs-body I was lucky enough to do quite a bit of travelling. For a young guy this was awesome; configure Exchange servers, see the world! But it also meant I was hopelessly naive AND… Read More ›
Upset customers, complex systems, poor documentation, high-pressure situations, bizarre legacy choices. Working in IT is hard work. Except when it’s not. Watching installations / patches run, interminable meetings, deciphering manuals (“What does ‘Klaatu barada nikto’ mean?”), hanging around for a… Read More ›
Or, “How badly can you mess up in the first couple of weeks in a new job”? That said, it could have been a lot worse. Full gory details below the line.