Reboot! I said, reboot now!

May 6, 2009

Blog Guy, I’m CEO of a struggling U.S. company. I need to reduce my Information Technology costs. My employees act like computers grow on trees, abusing equipment and stuff. Our geeky tech staff is too timid to crack the whip. Help!

Maybe you’re hiring your techies in the wrong place, sir. Send your recruiters to the Information Technology college, in Baghdad.

As you can see here, their grads won’t put up with crap from your whiny workers.

They’re pretty impressive, I must say.

Exactly. Imagine one of your employees shows up hung-over in the morning, spills coffee in his keyboard and calls Tech Support. Now imagine two or three of these guys answering his call. What sort of workers do you employ, if I may ask?

Um, journalists.

Oh. Then I’d hire several hundred of these dudes.

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Students of the Information Technology college dress in costumes during a celebration of their graduation ceremony in al-Nahrain University in Baghdad May 5, 2009. REUTERS/ Thaier al-Sudani

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LOL, Infidel dog reboot your computer now; Silence!….. I keel you.

Posted by Saul Goode | Report as abusive

Oh boy… Probably best not to suggest these guys don the traditional mortar boards….

Fake beards and toy guns, real scary.

Posted by Daisy | Report as abusive

I think this is the perfect bunch to control file swapping practices in my company! Can you recommend where to contact this school?

Posted by M | Report as abusive

now thats freak’in funny. i wonder if thats what the guys at ATT dsl support look like.

whats even funnier is they expect you to believe that they’re all really named larry, joe, or frank.

ha ha ha

Posted by chris | Report as abusive