Believe that your dream job may not even have been thought of yet? Think reality is OK as it is but it could be digitally enhanced (or at least tweaked a bit)? Keep reading! Maybe you have always just been interested in computers, or have grown up with the internet and can't imagine life without it. Maybe you've got digital design skills, or you have a knack for programming.
Whatever your motivation or your background, it has probably become clear to you that computers and IT are here to stay. Computer technology has changed the world more than almost any other single invention in the last generation. Think electricity, the Industrial Revolution, or the printing press. Computers and IT are right up there in the same league as the basis for whole new industries and occupations. This is a big part of the attraction of an IT career, and many of the professional interviewed echoed the sentiment.
It follows that careers in IT have enormous scope and variety. A lot of jobs are advertised today hadn't been thought of ten years ago, when java was just an island and chat was something you did on the phone.
Series: Career FAQs Ser.
Number Of Pages: 164
Published: 3rd April 2006