Career in Information Technology


Today Computers have not only assumed strategic importance in the corporate world, they are being effectively used in other fields ranging from space exploration to food processing and banking to communication etc. In this era of Information Technology, which has revolutionised the whole world, INDIA has stood to the world standards and is being regarded the World over for it's skilled IT Professionals. Even the government has recognised the promising future of this industry and has formed a new IT Ministry which will give a boost to this industry.

Many people love the people in IT (Information Technology). This is a good field but it does not mean that you work with computers only. Helping others use their computers is often a big part of the job. This field is very big. From an ATM machine, to PC techies, to a network administrator to a graphic designer to a webmaster, to the record producer, these people are all in IT.

How to Start Career in Information Technology


  • First check your interest in the field means that you enjoy working with Personel Computer or Latest IT Gadgets.
  • Discover if you are already skilled in IT. If you have a PC and use it for more than just typing and basic office work, doing homework, playing games and casually browsing the web, then you have the right stuff for the job.
  • Make a list of what types of IT work you might be interested in. For example, if you love computer games, you can list "game testing," or "writing game software." If you enjoy designing, "graphic design" or "software design" should go on your list. If you are interested in how the internet works and how computer connect to each other, "network administration or network design" will work for you.
  • Choose something that will make you happy. If you really enjoy it as a pastime, you will progress in skill much faster.
  • Get to know the right people. Many IT gurus love to assist people. Look into a formal or even casual apprenticeship. Make a geek your new best friend.
  • Search for educational opportunities in your area or online, Make Comparission and Choose best in the field
  • Look into professional certifications. beside Degree this gives egde to your career
  • Seek internships at reputable companies. An internship in good company like Infosys,Microsoft,Google will open a lot of doors for you later.
  • Write a competitive resume and list it at prominent internet job sites. Include any cities you'd be interested in moving to.
  • Take the best entry level job you can get, and in your spare time, focus on honing your skills and on keeping up with the constantly evolving applications, hardware, and software that you'll need to utilize.
 
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