Wednesday, April 13, 2011

How to handle people who ask for computer help

It's happened to all of us at one time or another.  We've just met someone, he or she finds out that we work with computers, and those feared words come out, "Oh, you work with computers.  Maybe you can help me."
Many times we'd like to help, but we don't want to sit down and work on computers for free in our off time.  We're happy to offer advice, but please don't ask us to sit down and look at a computer!  Here are ten ways of responding to such requests.

Read more on my Computerworld blog...

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