Information Technology (IT) Director Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Information Technology (IT) Director?

Information Technology (IT) Director in Boston:
"That you can't please everyone."
Have double thick skin.

Information Technology (IT) Director in Mesa:
"Apptitude & Good Work Ethic While Being Positive."
Invest in your staff and work with them.

Information Technology (IT) Director in Clifton:
"Wasted my life being loyal to my employer."
I have been with the company 27 years. I get paid weekly. No retirement. No health ins. Working for a pay check only. A total waste and a huge life mistake. Is it to late.

Information Technology (IT) Director in San Antonio:
"The stresses of working in the IT industry."
Learn to be very patient and never take anything personal.

Information Technology (IT) Director in Seattle:
"Expanded Experience."
Obtain experience in a variety of companies across multiple industries.

Information Technology (IT) Director in Fort Worth:
"Its not as hard as it seems initially."
Talk with your superiors often; get clear on your responsibilities; and work with your boss to design the first 6 months of goals/priorities; work hard daily, but always make time to cultivate relationships.

Information Technology (IT) Director in Roseville:
"Slow to change, fast to adapt."
One of the biggest things I learned was the need to adapt to new issues quickly, and resolves issues yesterday, but not to force blanket changes on my staff quickly. Don't let people try to push you around. Be understanding and considerate, but stand firm on your principles.