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Are you guilty of some Accidental IT Manager sins? Read
the latest research to find out. Also, win a Nokia Lumia 925 with our Linkedin Competition,
download a marketing plan template and much more.
A recent survey carried out by Microsoft Ireland reveals that the Accidental IT Manager is common in many Irish small businesses.
Men over 35 in senior roles are most likely to be an Accidental IT Manager,
whether they like it or not, and 33% will spend up to 156 hours (or approx.
6.5 full days) a year doing DIY fixes.
56% of SME staff are frustrated by the Accidental IT Managers working to
solve IT problems
Spillages, cleaning laptops with water, overloaded plugs and sellotape on
cracked screens amongst the biggest sins caused either by the accidental IT
manager or discovered by them.
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Irish owned and family-run business, JFC
Manufacturing, has grown from 4 to 240 employees through a combination of
hard graft, innovation and forward thinking. Read about their plans for further expansion into
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