This blog was originally published in 2013; we have since updated it to reflect the most current and accurate information possible.
Documentation can feel like an extraneous task, and you may never need to look back over your paper trail.
However, if you are ever asked to show proof of a client or vendor contract, or interactions with your colleagues, documentation will certainly come in handy.
According to Tech Republic contributor Jack Wallen, “when it’s not there, the job can be an absolute nightmare.”
Keeping track and ensuring your records are complete is a little bit like professional integrity: you need to do it, even if no one is watching.
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