Some of the most lucrative jobs available are in the IT Sector. If you have good qualifications and experience for a specialist IT role then you will be able to secure a great future in the industry
There are many opportunities for employment in the IT sector. There is Programming, Network Operations, IT Security, SEO, IT Helpdesk, IT Technical Support, On Site Technical Support, Network Design, Data Center Operations, the list is endless.
Find a job that you are passionate about. If you look around the world at the most successful people in IT they are all following their passion. One of the best known entrepreneurs in the computer industry, the late Steve Jobs, put passion above everything else. The same applies to employment in the IT industry.
Having a strong CV is essential, even if you don’t have much experience. You should provide a convincing reason for people to hire you. Your qualifications, knowledge, self learned expertise are all things you can place into your CV.
Ensure that you don’t just fit the job description of the company you are seeking to employ you but also ensure that the company fits you. If you do not share the value set of the company you are seeking to be employed by then it is unlikely that you will have a long tenure at the company. The match between you and a prospective employer is a two way thing. You need to be happy with the employer and the employer needs to be happy with you
Put research into each job opportunity and go prepared to job interviews. One of the main reason candidates fail to obtain employment is that they do not know much about the company they are seeking employment from. It’s essential that you know as much about the role and the employer as possible.
When you do get an interview it’s important to present well, be confident, ask questions, be able to answer questions effectively and above all dress for the interview.
Work in the IT sector can be extremely rewarding and can pay very well, however you need to understand that it’s a competitive environment and the more preparation you can undertake before an interview the better. If you do better than the competition then you will get the job.
Good luck with your career in the IT sector.