The Cyber Career Coach Podcast: Advice | Strategy | Business | Lifestyle | Attitude
Session 7 - Do Today’s High School Students Have their Eye on Your Job?
June 11, 2014
Rusty Wilson: Author | Coach | Advisor | Consultant | Friend
Cyber and information technology career fields are a great career choice for many of us. They still offer great wages, opportunity abounds, and there’s something for almost anyone. Specialization choices remain as diverse as the talented pool of professionals that have made it their career choice.
However, entry-level positions in IT will now and forever be the single biggest hurdle to anyone vying to enter the field, and the competition is stiff.
Not only are you competing with college graduates, IT hobbyists, and others who have chosen to exchange their current careers for an alluring new one in the exotic world of Information Technology, but your strongest competition just might be brand new high school graduates.
Just like the NBA, companies want the best of the best, and the earlier they can get them, the better.