Thursday, January 31, 2013

Working for a living

At some point, when my daughter comes to me for business advice (shut up -- it could happen), I will tell my grasshopper the following two things: 1) Surround yourself with the smartest people you can find and 2) Make friends with your IT Department. In my experience, those two things carry equal weight in determining your workplace success.

Which is why it is important to let your IT Department know that you are reading their communications and appreciate the hard word they do. Like I did when I received the following distribution e-mail from our company's help desk technician this week:

I did not reply to that e-mail, but sent him a new e-mail a few minutes later:

And this is why I love our IT Department:

Queen of the ID10T errors,

1 comment:

Christian at Point Counter-Point Point Point said...

People that work in the tech industry are truly an amazing, talented, funny, attractive, and inspirational group of people. Great post!

Got to go, I'm at work right now writing software for computers.