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Working in Information Technology

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Ever wondered what a career in the IT sector would be like?

Working in IT allows you to dive into a wide variety of industries - all the while gaining valuable practical experience.

For example, you could work within the IT department of a digital marketing company or even an investment bank or the NHS. Having the right skills will enable you to explore a diverse range of industries and sectors.

For more information on working in our IT Team then please look here.

IT is always in demand

IT is a profession that’s constantly in demand. After all, businesses are becoming increasingly dependent on technology and data. So, this means they’re in constant need of IT specialists. This can range from Data Scientists and Cyber Security Analysts, to obtain and protect data.

Alongside this, in today’s world, it’s very important to have a website or portfolio. Therefore, becoming a Website Designer, or learning how to program and code means you’ll always find a business that needs a website built.

IT is evolving constantly

With the IT industry constantly evolving, the only way to keep your knowledge relevant is to make sure that you’re continuously learning and updating your skills.

So, if you’re thinking of pursuing a career in the IT industry, you need to prepare to learn and adapt. After all, information can become outdated quickly.

Working in IT requires a range of skills

Although working in IT relies heavily on your technical skills, one skill that’s particularly useful is your communication. For example, if you work for a help desk, then you’ll constantly speak to your colleagues, helping them to resolve any technological issues.

This could range from addressing a small technical query, to dealing with frustrated employees who are experiencing major issues.

In this case, you need to be able to communicate clearly. After all, the issue may prevent them from doing work, so alleviating any stress they may be experiencing is crucial. You’ll need to explain and resolve the issue quickly and efficiently.

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Biography

John Doe

John has worked at Pendulum for over 8 years and heads up our technology division. He's an enthusiast about using technology to bring progress to humankind and has written many books on the subject. In short, he's a veritable expert!

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