Tag Archives: Question and Answers
Q&A Monday: Making a new employee feel at home
I recently started a new position at a company and one of the first major responsibilities of this position was hiring two new helpdesk analysts. I made it through the interview and selection processes, but I want to make them feel as welcomed and at home as possible. Do you have any advice?
Q&A Monday: Removing the Windows.old directory
Question: I was having some issue with my computer, so I went to reinstall the Windows 7 , onto my computer. After the installation was complete, I noticed I have a C:\windows.old that takes up a large amount on my computer. I’ve tried highlighting and hitting delete, but it’s not letting me remove it. Jeanne…
Q&A Monday: 5 tips to Avoid Burnout
Question: I just got a new job working in IT after leaving the field several years ago from burn out. I just want to know is there a good way to avoid this new job from driving me away from IT like my old one? Fred Cutler Reno, NV Answer: This is a big concern for…
Q&A Monday: What to do after losing your job?
Question: Jim, I just found myself out of a job for the first time in 20 years and am searching for another tech job. I am looking for some things that I can do while I am looking to help my job search, is there anything you recommend? Richard Newsome Portland, Oregon Answer: I always…
Q&A Monday: Hold onto spare parts?
I have a boss that constantly wants us to keep computer equipment, even though most of it is trash. He claims that the parts will come in handy if we need them down the line, but we have some computer parts for over 10 years, does it really pay to hold on to technology?
Q&A Monday: Signs Your Project Might Be Doomed
I’ve recently been given a new responsibility at the company I work for and put in charge of project that I’m pretty sure will be dead long before completion, is there any way to tell?
Q&A Monday: Domain Auto-Logon
Question: We are currently building a test lab, in which we can test proposed changes to the network, and have a test domain in place. We have a domain controller and a handful of workstations to test the changes out on. The problem is, that every time we power on the domain we need to log in all…