Friday, June 22, 2012

Building a career in IT as an Engineer

Introduction / Who should read this?
This content will help those people who are still at  Pre / Under/ Non graduation level  and want to build their career in IT.

Step1:  Choose friends who are career oriented not necessarily IT, but someone who is focused and planned towards their long term dreams.

Step2:  Prefer playing games/puzzles/tricks/ all possible entertainment using a computer. This will help you to get familiar with the system at the same time relieves you stress from your regular studies or work.

Step 3: Keep a constant eye on few magazines related to IT and try follow at least 1-5 articles being posted consistently. Try share the same to your friends CIRCLE, so that when you guys meet with each other few minutes will go in discussing about each others interest and in a way get more site on the contents from other magazines too.

Step 4: Plan your time in a day at the beginning of the day and try stick to as much as you can. Do not prefer to change the plan. Plan even your breaks, lunch, entertainment to start with as it does not require any special knowledge or for that matter will not have any hurdles.

Step 5: Find a reading room / general library and try build a habit of visiting it regularly and try read the contents of your interests, this keeps your learning habit to grow towards attaining more focus and generates lots of questions in your mind and also leaves a way to meet similar people like you.

Step 6: Try choose a game of your interest and try consume some calories , which helps to maintain the physical fitness and helps to get close to your friends to discuss your opinions and ideas to get or share more details.

Step 7:  Try improve yourself in refreshing your self on arithmetic and metal abilities, specially interests/time-and-distance/puzzles/percentages/number theories /etc.. This will leave you to make you ready for any of the competitive exams in IT as well as Any.

Step 8: Find out in your near city where the discussions/gatherings are happening in the IT and attend them. If you are not aware of any try find in GOOGLE to find out the groups available around you on this aspect and join them and there by things can flow as desired.

Step 9: Try identify the MUDA  ( wastage of time/money/efforts/energy) and act on removing it as it is the only way towards the improvement. You have to be aware of it as it is the present and clear for you. Then make out a plan by doing some changes to your regular and daily plans and habits and make changes so as to attain a significant obvious improvement.

Step 10: You have to spent maximum possible hours in doing some thing rather saying I saw something. Avoid saying I have saw/see something, rather prefer saying I did something and I deliver something. i.e. for anything you do make sure there is a deliverable.

Step 11:  Look for people for whom you can help based on the knowledge that you already have. This way your explanation and presentation skills gets improved.

Step 12:  If you have the internet facility try obtain knowledge through videos/ pod casts available. As they have been prepared by the experts in the relevant industry or concept. You need to be selective to get these from specific websites like YOUTUBE / ITUNES . There are lot of contents available on the internet.

Step 13: Refresh your knowledge time-to-time to avoid getting out of sync. The knowledge which is not being used for long time will become week and slowly gets out of your mind. So choose a best a way and time how and when you keep refreshing on the knowledge you have.

Step 14: Share and publish your resolutions and commitments to the larger audience, This will helps to you to stick to your plans with an implicit force.

Step 15:  Always try prefer to do the task on which your 80% brain is really focused first, otherwise even if you do other things you would not succeed in it. Once done with respective entertainment/break/habit/ either good or bad do it first and then make your self 100% focused for the real task under plan.