The Reddit Recap – Positive and toxic work environments, and password inquiries

The Reddit recap highlights last week’s top trending posts on the r/msp subreddit. This is the largest MSP-related group on Reddit with nearly 48,000 members. Looking for a quick answer or some valuable input? This is the place to be.

This Redditor is looking for some insight into what makes an MSP an enjoyable place to work. Answers vary significantly, but there is one reply that is repeated often in the comments, and that’s how MSPs shouldn’t treat staff like they’re working in a sweat shop.

The Redditor behind the post followed up with a comment after the answers began pouring in, writing the number one takeaway was that employees are the most valuable asset. “Treat them well and they will take care of your business,” they wrote.

What makes a great MSP? from r/msp

It’s becoming increasingly difficult to rationalize working in a toxic environment. The question posed was simple – what are the tell tale signs that you’re working in a toxic environment?

Not letting clients go when they’re being disrespectful, and ignoring input from staff were some of the top pet peeves.

What are the tell tale signs that you’re working in a toxic environment? from r/msp

A business files for bankruptcy and you have a bunch of their logins and passwords. What do you do?

What to do about a bankrupt client needing a password? from r/msp

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