Whether you’re just starting out in tech or you’ve been in the industry for many years, you know that a tech career can prove enormously rewarding and exciting. No matter what your specialization, there are tons of opportunities and projects out there—and nearly infinite chances to learn something new.
But a tech career can also be very dynamic and complex, with many different possible pathways to the next step. At every stage of your career, you will have a lot of important decisions to make, and that can seem overwhelming.
Fortunately, with a little bit of thought and planning, and a commitment to reviewing and adjusting your goals as your situation, priorities, wants and needs change, you can build a career uniquely suited to you. And that’s one of the reasons why Dice has created its new Optimizing Your Tech Career e-book: Inside, we offer advice (including guidance directly from technology professionals who have navigated a variety of different career situations and decision), worksheets to help you with goal-setting and prioritization, videos and more for every technologist who wants to take their career to the next level.
The eBook is set up to offer advice by career stage through the lens of years of experience. It contains:
- Insights for technologists who are just starting out, and may need some advice on which educational opportunities to pursue.
- Information for technologists in mid-career about everything from negotiating raises to whether they need to earn certifications.
- Tips about settling into senior management or a “master specialist” role for technology professionals reaching the apex of their careers.
We are particularly proud of this eBook because of the way it was created; using advice and feedback from technologists just like you. For a deeper dive into the nuances of interviewing, salaries, and much more, there are also links to Dice Insights career content.
Remember, it’s a great market for technologists; the tech unemployment rate remains notably low, and companies across the country continue to hire. Nonetheless, job candidates still need to demonstrate they’ve mastered the most in-demand skills, including the ability to work seamlessly within teams. As you go through the Optimizing Your Tech Career eBook, think about how the advice on these pages can help you recognize and capture the best opportunities. Happy reading!