Beware the people who want “job security”

toddplex
toddplex
Oct 2, 2017 · 2 min read

I often hear individuals voice a concern like, “I’m the only one who knows how to do this” or “I spend 5 days a month dealing with this system” to be answered with the phrase, “hey, it’s job security.” This is a dangerous attitude in an employee.

I remember a story about an IT manager who purposefully wired everything in a confusing way so that no one else could figure it out. He hoped this…