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Points of interest: ACM CareerNews: Tuesday, September 26, 2006

September 26th, 2006

“Top Five Fastest Growing IT Jobs” Datamation, September 15

The five fastest-growing IT jobs include: network systems and data communications analyst, computer applications software engineer, computer systems software engineer, network and computer systems administrator, and database administrator.
http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/article.php/3632196 

“Become Your Own IT Career Coach” InfoWorld, September 18

In order to advance your career within the technology industry, sometimes it is helpful to think of your career as a personal brand. …  In short, if you really want to be your own personal brand and have a more successful career, you need to think the way a product manager thinks.
http://www.infoworld.com/article/06/09/18/38FEjobscoach_1.html 

“Business Intelligence Skills” Computerworld, September 18

In order to become a business intelligence professional, it is important to have a mix of computer science savvy, business knowledge, analytical skills, and the ability to think creatively.
http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=112811&source=NLT_CAR&nlid=5 

“Four Simple Steps to Worldwide Fame” CIO.com, September 6

the article highlights the importance of activities such as networking, writing for trade publications, and speaking at conferences as catalysts for greater name recognition.
http://www.cio.com/career/boost/column.html?ID=24561&source=nlt_cioleader 

“The Virtues of Volunteering” Network World, September 11

Volunteering for a nonprofit organization focused on technology can offer a number of advantages to IT workers. … As the article demonstrates, taking on the additional work paid off in terms of building new business relationships, winning new-found respect from peers, and learning more about corporate security. These advantages far outweighed the disadvantages of longer work weeks.
http://www.networkworld.com/careers/2006/091106-ciso-volunteering.html 

Original Source: http://www.acm.org/careernews/issues/v2_i16.html

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