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Bad Manager Behaviors

Bad Manager Behaviors

  This week I started thinking about the bad managment behaviors that could quickly kill the moral of your workers.  Luckily, I've dodged this bullet and havn't had any horrible managers, but have seen my share of them and the havoc they bring on their teams.  Some of these problems can be worked on and corrected and some are just personality [...]

Q&A Monday: Network Design

Q&A Monday: Network Design

Question: Hello Jim, I have only been a network administrator for only a short period of time, and recently I’ve been asked by a friend to design a network for his new business.  I’ve only managed a network that was already in place when I accepted the job, and haven't had much experience designing a network from the ground up.  I know [...]

System Admin’s Vacation Checklist

System Admin’s Vacation Checklist

Now that we are officially in summer, there are a lot of administrators that are planning their vacation.  The problem is that many of them will have to still be tethered to the office solving problems.  I’ve been in that situation, where while on vacation, I’ve gotten the phone call about a small problem that I could have avoided if I just [...]

IT Manager: How to Motivate your Employees

IT Manager: How to Motivate your Employees

A while ago I had heard the fact that 85% of people in the work force today are either unhappy with their job or completely hate their jobs.  One of the first things Most managers will tell you that an unhappy employee can cause havoc on their productivity.  In IT you can run into even bigger problems, because when a tech is unmotivated it can [...]