Having communication skills is part of our daily lives. It is one of the most basic skills you will need in life but importantly during an interview. You may have the best resume and credentials but if you don’t know how to communicate properly you won’t be hired. Here is a list of steps on how you can improve your presentation skills: Talk slowly- this helps when you are nervous or have anxiety during an interview, you may lose control and result in speaking fast. Answer questions with the right pace and a calm mind. Details- Seeing details in the interview process helps a lot during the conversation. By paying attention to small details, you can start a good conversation. For example, when you notice what the interviewer likes to collect or where she likes to go on vacation. Assertiveness- Don’t be afraid to assert yourself during the interview, this proves that you do not doubt your ability to do the job. Word usage- Communication has lots of factors like how you speak, your body language, and the words you use. Practicing which words to use to get your message through will help you give a smoother interview. You should develop your vocabulary to help express yourself. Ask the right questions- This gives you control of the flow of the interview. Having questions prepared in advance will help you know whether you want to work at the company. Keep it Concise- Avoid giving long answers try to keep your responses short but only give a long answer to prove your point. Listening- Helps you to ask the right questions...
The Information Technology field is ever growing, especially in security and support. Education is crucial in order to actually obtain a position in these fields. Also, while having a degree in IT is indeed helpful in not only knowing what to do in the field you plan on working in, most IT companies require a degree in such fields, usually an Associates. However, in order to actually get noticed by those companies when you attempt to apply for a career in your field of choosing, getting a certification in your field certainly does help you in your endeavor. Certifications aren’t requirements usually, but, compared to possibly the many others applying for the position you want, they certainly do help your chances in getting noticed. A certification shows that you took the extra steps in order to further yourself and your education to obtain a position in preferred area, it also shows that you know what to do if you’re employed in the career you want. Certifications vary largely to the areas in IT. In addition, all certifications require you paying for them, studying the information provided, and passing the exam in the end. The particular certification I’m going over is the HDI SCA (Help Desk Institute Support Center Analyst) certification. This certification is particular to the support field of IT, if the name of the certification wasn’t obvious enough. How would one prepare for this certification? How exactly is it helpful for you to have this certification? Hopefully I’ll be to help with that. Why is this certification something to consider getting? Because you are most likely to have...
I just wanted to share with you that I was just offered a three month contract with good potential to get hired on, at Crosscom. They are an IT consulting firm for Kohl's department store. Just thought I would share the good news with you. Thank you for all of your advice, especially with the internship course, over the past couple of years! Thank you, Justin Peterson, (June, 2015)
"I cannot stress enough how much I enjoyed my experience at MATC IT Computer Support Program. I have made so many friends and good people. Along with that I received knowledge to help me with my career. I really enjoyed many of these classes. I really like the mobile device classes. I am not sure where technology will go but I am along for the ride and this program helped get me on my way!!! “ Andrew Jones, (May, 2015)
"I believe IT Computer Support Specialist at MATC is a great program. I enjoyed everything from the easiest things to the most challenging things, it all added to my learning experience. All the necessary materials were provided from me to finish the course sufficiently and all my needs were met with in the program. This program is a great start for any person trying to pursue a career or interest in the IT world.!!! “ Matthew Spain, (December, 2015)
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“I just wanted to reach out and thank you for your help at MATC - there were many bumps in the road - I was just offered a new job in support - and the salary is $47,000 a year - I am overwhelmed that an associates would yield this sort of compensation. Again thank you and I'll be in touch for more schooling at some point I am sure.” Chris Taschner, (June, 2014) text message
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