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How to Interview Service Desk Analysts and Technicians...

by HDI Support World Magazine  Thu 06 June 2019

Have you ever hired a service desk analyst who aced the interview, but when it came down to supporting your customers, they didn't have what it took?    If you were...

How to Get Your Support Team Obsessed with Service...

by HDI Support World Magazine  Mon 01 May 2017

When the phone system went down at Rackspace, a few support analysts immediately sprang into action and tweeted their personal phone numbers. These support analysts spent the next ...

Career Counselor...

by HDI Support World Magazine  Tue 01 July 2014

Q: Is information security training or education a good thing to have when applying for support or service management jobs? A: The demand for technology professionals with info...

Rebranding Desktop Support: HR Considerations...

by HDI Support World Magazine  Tue 01 July 2014

Ah, the tyranny of change! The dropping of a pebble into the proverbial pond! The only thing we know for sure is that change is inevitable, and that how we handle it is more import...

Good Practices: Hiring Contractors for Projects...

by HDI Support World Magazine  Fri 01 November 2013

During one of our exercises at the HDI Desktop Support Forum meeting this past June, we discussed whether it was a good idea to hire contractors for projects. It quickly became app...

Career Counselor...

by HDI Support World Magazine  Fri 01 November 2013

Q: What are the perks/benefits that promote retention and attract new talent? A: Let’s start with the reality: Competition for IT talent is intense because technology is ...

Staffing Studies: Salaries, Stats, and Skills—Oh My!...

by HDI Support World Magazine  Sun 01 September 2013

The technical support staff is the voice, and often the face, of IT. Over the past couple of years, HDI has conducted several studies on staffing in the technical service a...

Using Talent Management to Drive Service Excellence...

by HDI  Wed 29 May 2013

In the service and support industry, customer service excellence is of the utmost importance, yet organisations often struggle with how to create a service climate that can take cu...

Chasing Unicorns: How to Find "Blended" IT-Business Pros...

by HDI  Wed 01 May 2013

Maryfran Johnson says the answer is to grow your own hybrid players, who have the rare combination of technical smarts, great communication skills and strategic thinking With the ...

Job Titles Aren't That Important...

by HDI  Wed 24 April 2013

Are companies creating their own skills gap? While much of the skills deficit in the U.S. is fueled by a sheer lack of high skill labor for in-demand occupations, a recent CareerBu...

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