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The IT Professional's Guide to Researching a New Industry

Book Description

Get to know your industry for a happy and successful career

  • The best online tools and strategies for researching your industry

  • Ask the right questions to get the information that matters to you

  • Research tips to arm you with a critical but open mind

In Detail

IT is a booming sector that is a key part of any industry. As a result IT professionals of all backgrounds and specialisms could find themselves working in almost anything from insurance to entertainment. Navigating your way around the job market can be a tricky task; you need to know where to look and what questions to ask to ensure that you make the right decisions about your career.

This quick and practical guide will help you navigate the huge range of industries for which IT is becoming essential. With ideas and tips to help you with your research, this book will get you asking the right questions to guide you towards the industry in which you can thrive.

Get the insider knowledge on your next industry with this quick and incisive book. It will enable you to find information you need to feel confident and happy in whatever industry you decide to work.

This handy companion will be useful every step of the way as you research the business world, providing you with advice and information to be confident in your career decisions. It will show you how to begin your research, giving you the lowdown on industry categorization so can orient yourself according to where you want to be. It will then help you to ask the right questions, ensuring that you know exactly what you need to. Finally it will provide you with clear and practical tips as well as the best tools and places to look on and offline to make your research as stress-free as possible.

From a sympathetic and knowledgeable author and full of tips and insight, this book will be a wise companion throughout your research.

About the Author

Tom Taulli is the author of numerous books, including All About Short Selling, All About Commodities, How to Create the Next Facebook: Seeing Your Startup Through, from Idea to IPO, and High-Profit IPO Strategies: Finding Breakout IPOs for Investors and Traders. He also writes for publications such as Forbes.com and BusinessWeek.com. You can reach him at his blog Taulli.com.