The 9 worst mistakes you can make in an email — an It is a place where the confused and frightened lead the overworked and clueless. This is where polyester slacks meet PowerPoint presentations, and budgets meet their doom. When network systems come down, I.
And march straight to the vending machine. Rahm has been there, done that, and soiled the t-shirt. Now you can know what I. That if you have a chip on your shoulder you have probably stuck your head into the wrong port. Whether you're a tech expert or you don't know your app from a hole in the ground, you will be astounded or at least mildly surprised by what you discover in I. Paperback , pages.
Published August 29th by Boondoggle Press first published May 5th To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about I. Confidential , please sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Aug 12, Wayne McCoy rated it liked it. Confidential is a cynical and no holds barred look at being I.
The book mainly deals with the type of people you will be working with and what a workday might look like. T" and "Embrace The Meeting" you kind of know what you are in for. There is no type of office worker that is spared, so the reader will be laughing and grimacing as they read this.
It seems like a lot of the examples are from working in larger I. It seems like a lot of the examples are from working in larger companies, but I still recognized myself and others in the characters in this book. It's quite cynical and the author includes an anonymous interview as well as handy lists of commonly used phrases in company meetings and a list of books you can now dispose of 'Punch Cards: Tips and Tricks' for example. A fun, quick read for those with a darker sense of humor.
I was given a review copy of this book by BP Press and Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Thank you for letting me review this book. Oct 06, Terra Kelly rated it it was amazing. T Confidential by C. Rahm is such a great novel! He captures all the boring and drama of working in the day to day office with computers from the eyes of the computer geek.
I know by the end of my day I feel like my eyes are starting to cross so I could only imagine about the poor I. T guy who I personally harass on a sadly constant basis as my computer likes to do strange and random things when I am in the middle of other things! It was so well written and captured me from the get go! I loved how he blended humour with every day occurrences to make it easy for everyone to relate to, not just those who would work with computers.
I honestly can't even think about what else to say other then if you need a laugh or you work in an office then you should grab this book!!!!! Oct 30, Cori rated it liked it. Confidential by CD Rahm is a new book that takes the reader inside the fascinating word of I. Although categorized as a comedy, I didn't find myself laughing as I read. I did however find it to be a realistic look at the types of people that you will find in any office setting. When I first saw the author's pseudonym I expected that he wouldn't be holding anything back.
I was correct and there is no co-worker left unharmed. CD Rahm takes a realistic look at the different personalities foun I. CD Rahm takes a realistic look at the different personalities found in an office and tries to make you feel better about yourself by realizing that sometimes you're just stuck. Do you have a boss that makes unrealistic requests and then takes the credit when you succeed?
Do you have a co-worker that takes a two hour lunch and you need to pick up the slack? Any situation that you've been in, CD Rahm has been there too. Oct 03, Lynda Dickson rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Anyone who's ever worked in an office. This is a tongue-in-cheek look at the world of the I.
It gives you hints on finding your ideal I. I'm sure anyone who's ever worked in an office will be able to relate, either from the I. Confidential" is well-written, humorous, and easy to read. It is rounded off nicely with a summar This is a tongue-in-cheek look at the world of the I. It is rounded off nicely with a summary of the working day, incorporating the lessons learned throughout the book.
It includes an interview with the author, bonus tips, and the author's favorite quotes. As always, where humor is involved, there hides a grain of truth.
Lynn marked it as to-read Sep 07, This compelling business parable is an entertaining and enlightening story about the next evolution in business and race. It gives you hints on finding your ideal I. Whether you're a tech expert or you don't know your app from a hole in the ground, you will be astounded or at least mildly surprised by what you discover in I. But to keep movi Confidential is a cynical and no holds barred look at being I.
All I can say is, "Beware of the frozen turkeys. Oct 10, Sarah rated it it was amazing. It was way too funny.
I realized I am one of the people that Mr Rahm describes in the book, with 26 tabs open on two computers, waiting others to finish reports so I can finish 5 open projects, while reading on a tablet and listening to music on my phone. If you want to know what happens in the call centers where you call due to a computer issue read this book, it is way to true.
This is a true tongue and cheek view of real cube life. Aug 17, Amy rated it really liked it Shelves: I thought it was skillfully written and entertaining. I loved everything about it. It was a little different than what I was expecting. I thought it was going to be a tell all about a guy from tech support who answers phones and it would be a collection of war stories, but this proved to be about as funny as the other could have been.
Either way it was enough to hold my attention and I am glad I read it. Sep 25, Alicia Duff rated it liked it Shelves: I'm going to read this again, many parts in it accurately reflect workplace situations I've seen and heard about. You must read this yourself! The writer does a wonderful job exploring the underbelly of the IT community, I feel privileged to be in the know.