The top 10 reasons to work in IT

2- I love the travel - in my last job I spent six weeks training people in Lahore, now I'm lookingforward to visiting Poland

10- I love living the Revenge of the Nerds

9- It's a nice way to avoid the social and personal stresses that go with upward mobility

8- It's the satisfaction - every time I finish the re-install and reboot cycle I feel I've learnt something new and contributed in a meaningful way to my colleagues, my community, and my culture.

7- Between the heat, the darkness, the double doors, and the noise, working in the data center is like returning to the womb every day.

6- I'm hoping to use the contacts I make working on the help desk to break into top management and show all those pretty party people who ignored me in high school who I really am.

5- I just love working with new technology - new challenges, new patches, new racks to install everyday.

4- I love having that pager on my belt - it makes me feel, you know, manly.

3- "Down, not Across" - IT just makes sense

2- I love the travel - in my last job I spent six weeks training people in Lahore, now I'm looking forward to visiting Poland.

And the number one reason for for working in IT?

1- It's the babes! stupid.

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