I have been a server administrator, a webmaster, a LAN/WAN administrator, and Mac (OS 7/8/9/X) support specialist, for as long as I can remember. OK, perhaps since 1986. I have had my fair share of hilarious technical support requests and queries, and tried my best to serve these end-user needs without incident.
All too often, there are two sides to the employment equation – employers, and employees. There will always be a tussle weighing remuneration against contribution, and perception versus reality.
What is the single most important attribute I would look for in an employee, contractor, or partner? No, it is not ambition, or even talent. It is something much closer to my heart.
One of the interesting topics that surfaced in the human resource arena is trust, consistently and even more frequently these days. It is understandable that employers and employees alike are talking about trust.