Yes, these days even exit interviews require prep

Pilot fish who has spent the last couple decades as IT director at a community college retires -- and that means it's time for a string of exit interviews.

"One interviewer was the business manager at the college," says fish. "During the interview, he mentioned that although I had done a good job during my 20 years as director, I really had not done much to help him.

"I was so taken aback by his comment that I was speechless.

"Later, I realized I should have said, 'No payroll missed, no registration missed, and not one record lost in twenty years.'

"I could have also included installing new systems, installing campus-wide optic fiber, installing an email system, developing a web presence, including a web registration system, and writing hundreds of programs to help almost every department on campus -- including his."

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