With today’s high saturation of technology, any business worth its salt uses a computer or network of computers to run its business operations and store important information on. This is great for businesses, as computers provide a more efficient, secure and reliable way to manage their business. This is also great for technologically minded job seekers, as this prevalence creates high demand for people who can work with and manage these computer systems.
IT (Information Technology) is a vast and wide-ranging field of work and with the abundance of IT support jobs available, more and more individuals are eager to begin a career in IT. The hitch comes in when perusing listings for IT support jobs and it becomes apparent that the large majority require technical support experience.
We’re halfway through the year and it’s that time when we start to sum up some of the best IT certifications in 2017. Some of the most popular IT certifications cover subjects such as security, project management and networking. Here at ITonlinelearning we’ve summed up the best certifications of the year so far, so that you don’t have to waste any time hunting for certifications that best suit you.
Working in tech support can be frustrating at times, especially when offering support to users with a limited knowledge of IT. What may be utterly confusing to them may seem like a simple and obvious fix to someone who is a little more tech savvy. But it is important to remember that their role in the organisation is considered to be an important one and getting them up and running should be top priority, no matter how simple or how complicated the fix may be.
The field of IT has become one of the most popular and sought after industries to break into amongst individuals that are considering a career change and school-leavers alike, given that there is a myriad of IT career paths to follow and an equal amount of IT certifications to fortify any existing skills that may have been learned prior to becoming certified. It has, in fact, become such a popular choice of career that there is a growing number of learners that have already started making inroads in IT studies, even as they head back to school.
The most commonly accepted definition of Information Technology is the use of computers and software to manage information. In recent years there has been a shift in focus from single computers to computer networks and the main credit for this must be given to the internet. The internet has become the number one choice for communication whether that choice is email, social media, VoIP calling or instant messaging services. However, to truly appreciate the advances in Information Technology we need to take a look at its history.