Myths of the workplace: Job security and company loyalty

January 12, 2011
A tech pro learns -- the hard way -- the true worth of on-the-job experience and knowledge
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A tech plan comes together

January 05, 2011
Two teams are tasked with rolling out new Windows machines to end-users -- with radically different results
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An IT contractor discovers too much company information

December 22, 2010
Just days into a short-term contracting job, a techie unearths a surprising security risk -- and exposes the network admin's misplaced priorities
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IT contracting 101: Get it in writing

December 15, 2010
A tech who gets laid off during recessionary cutbacks is asked to come back to finish an app dev project, only to get burned again
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Remembering your worth as an IT professional

December 08, 2010
An IT pro learns just how little tech skills were valued at a former company
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Don't underestimate tech experience

December 01, 2010
A tech newbie learns that having all the 'right' certifications doesn't mean you know everything
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Memorable tech troubles from ghosts of holidays past

November 24, 2010
Stories from the Off the Record archives show why this time of year can be memorable -- for all the wrong reasons
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A campus data center move meets tech incompetence

November 17, 2010
A mix of expertise levels in a campus tech department leads to chaotic situations -- and a horrific final exam week
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The question of the day solves a DSL problem

November 10, 2010
A tech support member finds that documenting even the tiniest detail helps quickly solve a customer's DSL issues
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There's no such thing as job security

November 03, 2010
One tech worker crunched the numbers, only to uncover disturbing data on his company's economic health
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