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Discussion in 'General' started by Craig_T, 5 Mar 2015.

  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Freelance journalist, author, and photographer - the latter simply in support of the former. Prior to that, I spent most of the rest of my career as a sysadmin except for one brief - as in, two months - stint in retail.
     
  2. MrDomRocks

    MrDomRocks Well-Known Member

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    I work part time in retail and do events and pr work as and when required. The later being what I'd rather be doing.
     
  3. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Super Moderator Super Moderator

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    Pre-sales consultant for an IT hardware/software vendor
    Part-time superhero
     
  4. blackerthanblack

    blackerthanblack Active Member

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    Supply Chain Project Leader for a defence company.

    After a brief stint in Cost Engineering and Estimating (if 5 years brief), I'm back in Supply Chain & Procurement. I've mostly worked in Procurement, although I started out as an Electrical Fitter many years ago.
     
  5. Craig_T

    Craig_T New Member

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    Interesting.. Who do you work for? I've just moved out of 2nd line to third in the last 6 month.

    I couldn't think of a better job :D :cooldude:

    You must be good at getting sales, from the money you're spending on the Cinema room!
     
  6. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Super Moderator Super Moderator

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    Interesting, we may well have come across one another IRL
     
  7. Silver51

    Silver51 I cast flare!

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    Until 5pm today; IT Technician in a secondary school.

    So that's pretty much everything from fault diagnosis and repair, website design, Capita SIMS administration, backup and disaster recovery, Photoshop and media work (audio/video), security, software packaging, server wrangling, teacher tipping (like cow tipping only easier,) and just about everything else.

    After today, no frikkin' idea.
     
  8. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Super Moderator Super Moderator

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    Business is terrible in my day job, but I do secretly rob everyone I save in my superhero exploits to make up for it.
     
  9. BentAnat

    BentAnat Software Dev

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    Software Development Manager for a financial services company.
     
  10. veato

    veato I should be working

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    Official title is IT Technical Specialist/SharePoint Technical Lead

    My day-to-day involves SharePoint, SQL, VMWare, SAN, TMG/UAG, F5 BIG-IP, IIS, FTP, Veeam and other stuff I can't think of right now.

    ...and I actually like my job. That's something I've not been able to say for a few years before this one.
     
  11. noizdaemon666

    noizdaemon666 I'm Od, Therefore I Pwn

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    Purchasing Manager and head of technical at a very small family run (not my family) computer shop. Basically I buy all the stuffz, then run a team of 1 lol
     
  12. Scroome

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    What an out of date stereotype :D
     
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    Senior Software Developer for a company that makes software for card machines in shops in the US.

    Basically trying to stop the rampant fraud from the ridiculously insecure systems they use over there.
     
  14. Hiren

    Hiren mind control Moderator

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    Digital Media Planner for a agency currently.

    Before than 7 years in media in various roles, mostly campaign management etc

    Ready for a career change though to be honest. No idea what's next though :wallbash:
     
  15. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    If you believe my job title, "Technical engineer".

    If you believe me, "Sys admin"

    If you believe my browser history, "Browse bit-tech/reddit/imgur"
     
  16. Votick

    Votick My CPU's hot but my core runs cold.

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    L2 Wintel Engineer - Part of a Team of 3 Covering all of EMEA for a fabless semiconductor company.
     
  17. Seeks

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    I am a Mechanical Engineer by qualification but work as a Verification / Process Engineer in the Oil and Gas industry for a consultancy.
     
  18. nimbu

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    I work in the 3rd Sector:

    My title.... Senior Associate, IT Operations and User Support

    What do I do, reset AD passwords for most of the day.... :p
     
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    sonicgroove Radical Atheist

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    Foster Carer to three delightful teenagers. Never a dull moment!
     
  20. Jim - ASUS

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    I don't really get to be particularly aloof in this game.
     

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