If you’re not familiar with TechRepublic, you should be, for a very large number of reasons. Networking students, for instance, can really benefit from articles like this one that clarify some of the basics. If you’ve pulled cable for years, you probably take these things into account already. But if you’re new to the game, you should read “10 things you shouldn’t do when running network cable.” See the whole article here:
Bonus points for advanced network techs: How many of these things can you name before reading the article?