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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 08:24 PM
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Survey: People skills valued over those for IT (wait until the medical profession dittos this)
Edited on Fri Dec-14-07 08:29 PM by HypnoToad
http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9595_22-6222828.html

However, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said that while communication skills are important, IT skills now permeated every level and type of job. "One of the most important changes of the past 30 years is that digital technology has transformed almost everyone into an information worker," said Gates in a statement. "In almost every job now, people use software and work with information to enable their organization to operate more effectively."


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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 08:30 PM
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1. I can has peeple skillz?
"I deal with the god damn customers so the engineers don't have to. I have people skills; I am good at dealing with people. Can't you understand that? What the hell is wrong with you people?"

:)
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 08:35 PM
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2. .
:spray:

The good techs only piss on the end-users behind closed doors. When dealing with them, we bend over backwards more than Heidi Fleiss would in a year...
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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 08:54 PM
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4. And I said...
"And I said, I don't care if they lay me off either, because I told, I told Bill that if they move my desk one more time, then, then I'm, I'm quitting, I'm going to quit. And, and I told Don too, because they've moved my desk four times already this year, and I used to be over by the window, and I could see the squirrels, and they were married, but then, they switched from the Swingline to the Boston stapler, but I kept my Swingline stapler because it didn't bind up as much, and I kept the staples for the Swingline stapler and it's not okay because if they take my stapler then I'll set the building on fire..."
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BlueJazz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 08:52 PM
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3. I like making Fun of people who are not computer literate.
It gives me a warm, fuzzy deep down feeling of Superiority.

I...I.need that....
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lovuian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-14-07 08:57 PM
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5. Again he belittles IT personel
he truly is an idiot

Microsoft is on a downward spiral
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