wearing multiple hats gets the job done!
If you react negatively after reading a job description that requires cross functional skills,
you may be throwing away a valuable learning opportunity!
Though the thought of working on a challenge outside your
immediate area of expertise makes you uncomfortable, it will actually increase your value as a resource.
Information technology (IT) professionals are frequently asked to perform jobs completely different in nature from what they are
hired or trained to do.
Make your Knowledge or Skills Work
There is such a wealth of information out there that it can be overwhelming to someone trying to figure out what they need to learn.
I mean, when you look in your local bookstore you will see a huge section of books to help, but what you won’t find is the insider information that teaches you exactly the most profitable techniques or what you absolutely must know.
You also won’t find any resources that will give you the inside information about what you need to know so that you stand out from the crowd.
MBA - Laid Off and Looking For Work!
is a Career Advice Column for Information Technology (IT) professionals looking for answers to their most challenging career situations. [Ask IT Career Coach]
This question was submitted by a reader who would like to know: “
If An MBA Is Required For Business Analyst Jobs“. Here Is The Question on Educational Requirements for Business Analyst Jobs:
… I will be working for one year then I have plans to go for a one year MBA program.
Prepare for Life after College
How do you prove that you have
learned or mastered business analysis or computer programming or project management or any other Information technology career?
Do you demonstrate your competency with a
college degree or by gaining hands-on experience or acquiring a certification?
In some professions like medicine or law, there is a rigorous
licensing, certification and training process without which you cannot practice practice the profession or get a job.
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“how to get the experience neccessary for career advancement opportunities!” from a professional who has an MBA in Information Security.
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