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Video: Understand five things that suck about working in IT

Working in IT can be one of the world's most challenging jobs. IT leaders need to understand the problems of the profession so that they can take steps to keep morale and retention as high as possible. This episode of Sanity Savers identifies the problems and offers some suggestions to mitigate them.

Working in IT is one of the world's most challenging jobs — and not always in a good way. To build a strong IT department, IT leaders need to understand the problems of the profession so that they can take steps to keep morale and retention as high as possible. This episode Sanity Savers for IT executives discusses five of the worst things about working in IT and suggests ways that IT leaders can help to overcome them.

For those of you who prefer text to video, you can go to the video player page for this episode and click "Full Transcipt," or you can read the original article that this episode was based on: Five things that suck about working in IT.

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Jason Hiner is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He writes about the people, products, and ideas changing how we live and work in the 21st century. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.

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