Recently I wrote a post for Solarwinds Thwack. Its interesting, because I wrote a small series that covered why in a way ignorance is bliss. Sometimes what we don’t know can be our saving grace, that being said I also share some insights into what I wish I had know when I started out in IT. This comes in two parts, so let’s start with part one for today!
What I wish I knew when I started in IT (Part 1)
There is something to be said about ignorance being bliss, and then there are times when it is good to know a little bit more about what you are getting into. My IT journey started over 20 years ago. All I knew going in was that I liked IT based upon my studies and that the university I attended had 100 % placement in IT positions of it graduates. That’s not a whole lot of detail to start from, but I was all in.
At the time I certainly didn’t have the foresight to understand how big this IT thing would become.
Done with college, done with learning
So I was done with college, and I was done taking tests forever right? Wrong! I would be forever learning.
IT becomes part of you. It becomes natural to want to read a book, search the web for new insights, or start working with some of the latest new technologies. Click to read more?