Video: Five things that make it great to work in IT

In a previous episode, I talked about some of the worst aspects of working in IT, but IT can still be a very rewarding career. This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives counts down the top five things that make it great to work in IT.

In a previous episode, I talked about some of the worst aspects of working in IT. But we shouldn't forget that IT is still a very rewarding career for a lot of people. And understanding what draws people to the field is just as important for recruiting and retention as understanding what might drive them away. This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives counts down the top five things that make it great to work in IT.

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Five things that make it great to work in IT In a previous episode, Jason Hiner talked about some of the worst aspects of working in IT. But we shouldn't forget that IT is still a very rewarding career for a lot of people. And understanding what draws people to the field is just as important for recruiting and retention as understanding what might drive them away. This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives counts down the top five things that make it great to work in IT.

By Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Editorial Director of CNET and former Editor in Chief of TechRepublic. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.