110118ProsAndConsDiscussed - PROS 1. Competitive...

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Unformatted text preview: PROS 1. Competitive (attractive) wages 2. Job security a. Even though employment dropped 6M from 2008-09, jobs in math & computing remained steady (3.47M employed) 3. Family background (if family members are in IT, then I might value it more because I know more) 4. Multiple career paths (Wide range of types of careers) 5. Opportunity to apply varying skills & experiences a. Technical b. Interpersonal c. Teamwork 6. Transportability of skills geographically and across domain areas 7. Job growth a. Greater chance of getting a job regardless of skill set in IT 8. Applicable to diverse subject areas 9. Impacting peoples lives in a positive way a. Entrepreneur.com: Mexico: Every 10% investment in IT resulted in 1% growth of GNP 10. Great success possible with just a bachelors degree a. $$$ b. Job security c. Work/life balance 11. Success possible even if self-taught 12. Potential for work/life balance 13. Opportunity for flexible work schedule a. Telecommuting 14. Availability of tools anytime, anywhere14....
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course CNIT 581 taught by Professor Alkaharriger during the Fall '11 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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110118ProsAndConsDiscussed - PROS 1. Competitive...

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