What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Salt Lake City:
"Learning on the job is better than training at school."
My training on the job was much better than training I received in school. You do need to be good enough to get into a field, but once there the knowledge gained on the job is much more practical than what is taught at school.
Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer in Portland:
"Becoming a specialist in a technology doesn't help you."
Know that technology will change and you will have to keep up.