When you start of your IT career, you’re often given one project. At some stage later in your career, whether it’s days, weeks, or months, you’ll be asked to work on more than one project. This takes quite a bit of extra effort for each extra project. I’ve listed some tips on how you can stay effective at your job while working on multiple projects.
The IT industry is a large field, and as a result, it can be hard to stand out from the rest of the people in the industry. There are some things you can do to improve your career, improve the way you do work, and make yourself look better for your company. Have a read of these 50 career tips that IT professionals can use to improve their career.
If you’ve worked on a software development project before, you know about software development deadlines. It always seems like no matter how well a project is planned, there is always a mad rush to meet a deadline at the end. The pressure is almost always on the developers, too. Let’s have a look at how you can handle deadlines in software development projects.
Working as an IT professional has some common traits to other jobs. We come to work, we carry out the tasks we need to do, and we go home. As we’re in the IT industry though, we know a little more than the average person about information technology and the benefits it can bring to a company. How about benefits to an individual? Can it help us do our jobs better? Let’s take a look at a few ways we can improve our own efficiency as an IT professional.
Your work day might start at 8 or 9 in the morning when you arrive at the office. However, there’s a bit of work that needs to be done before you even get there. These are the things you do at home before you leave. I’ve listed seven different things you can do before leaving for work in the morning that will really help your day go well.
Interruptions happen to all of us. We get phone calls, people coming up to our desk, and meetings to go to. This can take up a significant amount of time. Wouldn’t it be better if we got no interruptions and could just get on with our work? Probably. But that isn’t likely to happen. The next best thing is to learn to deal with them. Read some tips on how we can do this.
This is a common feeling. To break through this needs successful and effective time management. I’ve listed fifteen different time management tips that IT professionals can use to get the most out of their day.
Burnout can be a common issue and can be a big problem if you don’t recognize the symptoms and if you don’t know how to handle it. This is especially true for IT professionals, where the demand for results and the work hours can be higher than other professions. Read on to find out how you can prevent burnout in the workplace.
Project managers are an important part of any IT project. They are responsible for planning, coordinating and managing the work that happens as part of an IT project, and communicating with all people involved in the project. Becoming a project manager is no easy feat – but it’s rewarding and can be an enjoyable job role! In this article, I share a few tips on how to become a project manager.