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    How to keep the IT staff happy

    How to keep the IT staff happy-photo.jpgAfter helping a member of staff setup their iPad this was given to me the next day

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    I got a "superstar" sticker today from one of the ICT Teachers. That made my day... nice to be given some form of reward.

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    We are always a happy IT Department however all the staff know that any personal jobs come with a price in Chocolate/Biscuits/Alcoholic beverages (which ensures a fast and timely response)

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    So...what am I doing wrong? Everyone always says how helpful I am and how I go the extra mile to help, nothing is too much trouble etc etc but I rarely get any presents for internal or external jobs. Maybe I am just so nice they think that to be helpful is, for me, its own reward.
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    I want chocolate

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    I got a couple of geraniums last term for helping a teacher with her PC and I'm allowed to raid the secret Office biscuit stash which is more likely to have something in it than the one in the staff room!

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    I got my first chocolate bar ever from a staff member a couple of weeks ago, I was stunned and that person gets priority service now, at least for a while It only took 14 years

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    They figure out quite quickly that more chocolate/flowers/alcohol that is bought for us, the faster things get done. Funny that....

    What's everyones best ever present?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tricky_Dicky View Post
    They figure out quite quickly that more chocolate/flowers/alcohol that is bought for us, the faster things get done. Funny that....

    What's everyones best ever present?
    I get chocolate, but I don't like chocolate.....

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    It's always nice to get a gift from grateful staff, but it's nearly always chocolate, and I don't eat chocolate!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tricky_Dicky View Post
    They figure out quite quickly that more chocolate/flowers/alcohol that is bought for us, the faster things get done. Funny that....

    What's everyones best ever present?
    Not really sure how I would feel receiving a bunch of flowers, I would very much prefer something I can consume.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tricky_Dicky View Post
    They figure out quite quickly that more chocolate/flowers/alcohol that is bought for us, the faster things get done. Funny that....

    What's everyones best ever present?
    I used to live with someone who was also in IT. They got a pack of beers....he didn't drink....that was a good present for me

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