I would like to start this post by introducing [Ask IT Career Coach], a Career Advice Column that offers help, answers or solutions for your most challenging career situations.
This question was submitted by a reader from Johannesburg, South Africa: “What will be a best career move as a Desktop Engineer?”
The Best Career Move For Desktop or Technical Support Engineers
Which Career Are You Best Suited For?
There is no one singular career that works for every desktop engineer, so your first job is to discover the career you are best suited for.
You may move to another related career and become a: network engineer, information security specialist, server administrator, network administrator or you may transition to a career that has nothing to do with desktops, servers, hardware or networking!
Are you missing out in information at the office that could be critical to your career? You may be a hard working employee who eats lunch at your desk and prefers reading another IT book to attending company parties.
However, knowledge is power. Networking within your company prevents you from being the one who is always the last to know about major changes that may impact you, your team or the organization.
Happy New Year to you. I am starting off the new year with a bonus gift in the form of a series of articles on “how to build or promote your professional network online, using the power of social media“
The Conversational Age Is Here:
You have heard about the digital age or the information age. However you may not have heard the latest. We are now in a Conversational Age! The conversational age is an era of human development, where the sharing of conversations, information and social interactions between humans becomes the hallmark of human civilization.