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JOBS AND CAREERS. Information Technologies. COMPUTER JOB CLASSIFICATIONS. Business Systems Analyst Communication Technician Computer Programmer/Analyst Computer Operator I.S. or EDI Auditor PC Application Specialist PC Technician. COMPUTER JOB CLASSIFICATIONS.

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jobs and careers

JOBS AND CAREERS

Information Technologies

Stephen W. Logan WSU-Online IS&T 3110

computer job classifications
COMPUTER JOB CLASSIFICATIONS
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Communication Technician
  • Computer Programmer/Analyst
  • Computer Operator
  • I.S. or EDI Auditor
  • PC Application Specialist
  • PC Technician
computer job classifications3
COMPUTER JOB CLASSIFICATIONS
  • RAD (Rapid Application Development) Project Manager
  • Software Development
  • Systems Programmer
  • Technical Support Representative
  • Trainer
  • VB-Programmer
  • Web Developer
career loan program
CAREER LOAN PROGRAM
  • Microsoft Skills IT Career Loan Program
    • Training Loans
    • Computer Loans
    • Consolidation Loans
  • Financed by Servus Financial Corporation
  • Application Number
    • 1-888-895-LOAN
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How Has Technology Changed Work?

  • Compressed activities
  • Infiltrated all careers & created new
  • Changed physical environment
slide7

New Careers and Technology

Headhunters

Hot jobs

Skills with short half-lives

Resume posting on the web

24 x 7 lives

Certifications

Outsourcing

slide8

Headhunters

Their mission

Dialing for dollars

Stealing staff

Cautions

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Hot Jobs

Software Development

Network Engineers

Help Desks

slide10

The Reality of Short-Lived Skills

Development Cycles

Technology Changes

Product Popularity

slide11

Looking for a Job

Ads

Web Posting

Cautions

slide12

No Life

24 X 7

Lights Out Centers

Comp Time

slide13

Certifications

  • What’s Popular
    • MCSE
    • CNE
    • CCNA
    • MCSD

Flooding the Market

slide14

Outsourcing, Consulting, & Contract Work

  • Outsourcing
    • Ethics
    • Who does it?
    • Why?
  • Consulting
    • Free-lance
  • Contracting
    • Hourly & per job
s alary inflation
Salary Inflation
  • High Starting Salaries
  • Hiring Incentives
    • Hiring bonuses
    • Stocks
    • Perks
    • Telecommute
high salaries in is t
High Salaries in IS&T
  • New IS&T graduates in demand
  • Federal predictions of shortages
  • Many jobs have no college requirement
w hat does a career in technology require
What Does a Career in Technology Require?
  • An interest in technology
  • Unafraid to face change
  • Ability to understand goals of a business
  • Aggressively pursue new skills
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Stay Tuned ….

How Much Could I Make?

it job outlook
IT-JOB OUTLOOK

Computer occupations are expected to grow the fastest over the projection period (2000-10 period).

In fact, these jobs account for 8 out of the 20 fastest growing occupations in the economy. In addition to high growth rates, these eight occupations combined will add more than 1.9 million new jobs to the economy.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics is an agency within the U.S. Department of Labor.

March 21, 2002

it careers
IT Careers
  • Software development
    • Responsibilities
    • Languages
    • Life on the job
    • Salary range of $50 - >$100K
    • Where are the jobs?
      • Vendors
      • Business/Industry
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IT Careers
  • Network engineers
    • LAN administrators
    • WAN engineers
    • System Administrators
    • Responsibilities
    • Where are the jobs
    • Life on the job
    • Salary rang of $40 - $90+
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IT Careers
  • Database Administrators
    • Developers, modelers
    • Where the jobs are
    • Life on the job
    • Responsibilities
    • Hot things (Oracle, Informix, Data Warehouse)
    • Salary range of $50 - >$100K
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IT Careers
  • System Support
    • Desktop/Infrastructure
    • Life on the job
    • Salary Range of $30 - $90K
    • Hot skills (Help desk, NOCs, Call centers)
how high can you go
How High Can You Go?
  • Project Manager --
    • Responsibilities
    • Salary Range of $60 - $100K+
  • Consulting Partner
    • Responsibilities
    • Salary Range of $100 - $600K
  • Senior IT Manager
    • Responsibilities Salary Range of $60 - $100K
  • CIO
    • Responsibilities
    • Salary Range of $100 - $300K
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