Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Chief Information Officer (CIO) in Woodland Hills:
"Don’t sell yourself cheap!"
Set a minimum for yourself before accepting an offer from your employer and never go below that line.
Chief Information Officer (CIO) in Shawano:
"100 day plan."
Build out a 100 day plan to present during your interview or your first week on the job.
Chief Information Officer (CIO) in Chantilly:
"Get the Big Picture Fast -- Avoid the Weeds."
Get and overall picture of the systems, software, infrastructure and your teams current skills, talents, and responsibilities as soon as possible. Simultaneously work to understand the you Company's strategic objectives so that technology and systems can be aligned appropriately. Work hard to not get sucked down into the weeds of the daily problems that your team will be consumed with.
Chief Information Officer (CIO) in Bloomfield Hills:
"Work smart and hard."
Work smart. Think outside the box and find easier ways to do the same thing but also work hard if that is what it takes until you can figure out how to work smarter.