[rescue] Do you remember when? Security software.....

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Aug 14 13:43:31 CDT 2003

On Thursday, August 14, 2003, at 02:21 PM, Kevin wrote:
> My argument was never that everyone should wear suits.
> Slacks and a sport coat meets and exceeds the minimum
> standard in todays world.  I was just getting this "if
> you wear a suit your a moronic corporate monkey" vibe
> and it was pissing me off.  I actually like to wear a
> well tailored suit.  I renew my subscription to GQ at
> the same time i do SysAdmin and i'm not apologizing for
> it (although GQ is turning to crap as of late) and,
> along the same lines, if i happen to move from IT
> Director to CIO at a public company i ain't apologizing
> for that either.
> There's nothing wrong with not wearing a suit but the
> converse is true as well, especially if you feel
> comfortable in one.  There is however, something wrong
> with showing up for a job interview dressed below the
> minimum standards for neatness and cleanliness, be that
> in a D&G suit or jeans and a Tee shirt.  Some people
> seem to believe that showing up a crumpled Iron Maiden
> shirt and torn jeans is OK, because "it's them", and i
> happen to believe otherwise.

   I'd go along with that.  But too many suits believe that anyone who 
isn't wearing a suit (indeed, or looks different from them in ANY way) 
looks like a dirtball.

   I don't associate with those people.


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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