Exposing cruel and unusual workplaces since 2005.
Tale # 17
Dept: I.T. Score: 5877
Dec 1st 2005 Submitted by Anonymous
“The Audit”
A donut I once got talking to a guy whose job it was to go into a company, sit alongside the Systems Administrator for two weeks, and write a professional audit on his processes and practices.

Naturally the sys admin would be on his best behavior, showing off all the clever things he did to keep the company's computer network ticking over.

At the end of the two weeks, the sys admin would be fired. There was never any audit: this was just the method the company used to replace their IT people without disruption, making sure the new guy was trained up and the old guy didn't cause any damage before he left. LINK
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