Just a note before bed: Google search ranking for a search on my last name: 9th Google search ranking for a search on my first name: 7th Google search ranking for a search on my nickname: 1st Hmm….
Technology is driving change throughout the workplace, even going so far as enabling industries to decouple the workplace from work itself. That’s not only cool, but makes for a happier, more productive workforce. Viva la revolution!
Warning: Emotional ranting follows. Don’t want to read angsty, angry drivel? Then don’t read further. You have been warned.
I am in a state of iffyness about my job. Or rather, about its environment. Why can’t I find a position that is what I want, technically, and in an atmosphere that doesn’t remind me of 1930? I seem to be able to have one or the other, not both. But damnit, I can’t be asking for something that unreasonable!
The last week or so at work has been a bit of a rollercoaster. I’ve felt good, then bad, then good again, and then bad again, back and forth in more ways than one. The company is very stressed right now as we are less than two weeks from a brand new acronym I encountered: …
Successful knowledge sharing increases the productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency of your organization by enabling your staff to accomplish orders-of-magnitude more than they would otherwise have been able to. This
article rant presents my ideas on this subject from the ground up.
Reflections on my first experiences in “real corporate America.” Obviously, I dislike it.
I thought I’d write an update to this ongoing saga with HP’s terrible customer service department. If you need a refresher, be sure to read the whole story from the beginning. So when I last updated this tale, I had been trying to get in touch with Iano, a Quality Case Manager at Hewlett-Packard. I …
Consistency and reliability are the things people pay for when they pay for a service of any kind. This anecdote simply describes my experiences trying to get an expiring banking card replaced, but I see it as a lesson for what not to do in any business.
HP’s customer service reps assure me that, even if the notebook I sent to them for repair turns out to be completely missing, HP will take care of its value and that needn’t worry. In reality, this is a half-truth, leading me to believe that HP’s customer service reps are trained liars.