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

Daniel de Young daniel at velvetsea.com
Thu Aug 14 15:44:09 CDT 2003

On Thu, 2003-08-14 at 13:20, N.Miller wrote:

> IT folks can be quite clueless about how to interact with
> management, be it in terms of the business attire expected
> or how to manage your perception within a group.
> While I certainly appreciate Dave's viewpoint about suits
> (both the people and the clothing), not everyone has the
> will or the option to reject standards put upon them out
> of principle.  It's an individual's job to evaluate and
> decide.  But the kicker is, if you want to keep or get a
> job these days, you have to at least think about these
> things and learn what your options are.  You can't just
> blithely go on with the "good IT geeks are scarce" notion
> that allowed us to get away with a lot of stuff back in
> 1999.
> Evaluate what you can put up with and learn to cope.  Geeks
> excel at learning--doesn't hurt to learn the suits' system
> and turn it to your own favor.

Preach it sista!!!



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