Information Technology (IT) Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Information Technology (IT) Manager in Houston:
"Progressive IT Department with cutting edge technology."
Be prepared for a stress free position, where you control your day. You do have occasional meetings, but typically not back to back. You will have free reign as to what you do and how you do it.

Information Technology (IT) Manager in San Juan:
"Don't get stuck in Government and it's nonsense policies."
If you care more about delivering quality software products than office, organizational and government politics with a consciousness for a separate IT budget the stay away from a government organization.

Information Technology (IT) Manager in St. Petersburg:
"Good leaders can follow too."
Seek to understand and solve important problems. Remain visible.

Information Technology (IT) Manager in Charlotte:
"Be Yourself and Be Creative."
If work is not a challenge, it's not worth it. Stay positive. Invest in yourself and others. Be kind.

Information Technology (IT) Manager in Bothell:
"Work hard, learn everything you can!"
Education is key to getting a job, but really knowing your stuff is how you keep it.

Information Technology (IT) Manager in Austin:
"PC Repair, Desktop Support."
Study your environment, learn the basis of the network first.

Information Technology (IT) Manager in Alexandria:
"Strong job growth now and for the long term."
Companies going through business process re-engineering may well look to the information systems manager to deal with change management.