How and Why to Create a LinkedIn profile for IT Computer Support

Neihous Rudolph

Neihous Rudolph

Heavy,Medium,light Auto & Equipment Technician at Milwaukee County Fleet Management
Neihous Rudolph
  There are several reasons to create a LinkedIn account and profile. LinkedIn is a preferred site for professionals performing job searches and looking to start building their professional network. It is a good promotional tool for organizations to clients as well as future employees. Furthermore, the tool can be used to build a network of suppliers or references for your business; it is a forum to publicize all about an organization. Perhaps you are starting out in the workforce and need to build a network of contacts to help with job leads. Or you could be like me, changing careers, learning something new and exciting. Receiving an Associate’s Degree for IT Network Specialist. And currently working on an Associate’s Degree for IT Support Specialist. After a twenty plus year career in Automotive and Equipment, I am trying to start a career in Information Technology. Like many others, when I started working in the workforce, there was no Internet dependency like there is today. You could not type in a name into an electronic search engine and get several responses to pop up. Today, such simple keystrokes will bring up one’s Twitter, Facebook, Myspace accounts and LinkedIn profile. If you were an employer, there was no real way to check out a candidate without making phone calls to references or past employers. Outside of an interview, there was no way to get a feel for what the person was like or what kind of decisions they make. Fast forward to today, where the Internet is alive and full of places where people will “advertise” their lives on the world...

How to Apply and get hired for IT Computer Support Job

Download Guide: How to Apply and get hired for IT Computer SUpport Job   I think one of the most important things when applying for a job is taking a personality test. If you do get the job you’re going to be working with many different types of people. Now there are two things that are going to be needed before applying for a job and which is the personality test. With this test it will help you learn about yourself and gives you an idea of what type of things that you might enjoy doing or dislike doing. For an example “You do not usually initiate conversations.”  You have a choice of agree or disagreeing or in the middle. Skills test is something for you to display in front of your employer. Another thing to consider when completing a job application is what are the important things to include. Like what skills should I include? How long should I make each skill? How would I be able to word my resume making it look like it’s professional? Another thing to consider is what skills do I have that I can apply it to IT Support? These questions, skills are things to consider when applying because you might end up doing customer service side of things and you need to know how to interact with customers and being able to listen to them whenever they have questions. One example would be problem solving, if you can’t problem solve the issue then you might not be qualified for the position that you’re applying for.  You’re also going to be working...

Guide on how to prepare to complete job application and pass skills test for IT Computer Support Job

Seda Angelica

Seda Angelica

IT Technical Support Student at Milwaukee Area Technical College
Goal oriented IT Support Help Desk Specialist Student ready to assist/gain knowledge in any form possibly.
Seda Angelica
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Best ways to prepare to complete job application and pass skills test for IT Computer Support Job

  How to prepare to job application and pass skills test for IT Computer Support Job   can be very hard for many people here are a few pointers to help make it a lot easier for you. For any test or a job interview I have ever had I would always say you should always first relax that’s an important thing that most people don’t do and study for the test at hand and trust that everything will turn out great. The next step I would do is look up any practice test you can take over the internet so that a little bit of the information can just seem normal and a little less stressful on you. On IT support there are several types of test you will need to take I would recommend you first try the technical skill. I feel it is very important to try this first because It can sometimes be a brain teaser to some and can make you wonder if It’s the right job you would want to take at that time. My individual experiences with online testing is okay I struggle a little on somethings that the instructions may not be as clear or if there is a word I am not use to seeing I tend to be stuck on that for a little bit of time on them. The second is the personality test, that can be just as important. Employment personality tests are a valuable tool for gaining insights into the interaction style, personality traits, and behavioral tendencies of individuals. They are designed to assess the aspects of...

How to prepare to complete job application and pass skills test for IT Computer Support Job

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Keys to Building a Resume and Cover Letter for an IT Support Job

Neihous Rudolph

Neihous Rudolph

Heavy,Medium,light Auto & Equipment Technician at Milwaukee County Fleet Management
Neihous Rudolph
On the path to finding a rewarding computer support job, you will need to develop the key pieces of information that employers and hiring managers will be looking for. Success includes showcasing skills and talents in your cover letter resume. There are multitudes of research materials on this subject including both video descriptions and tutorials. The information on the cover letter and the resume can be found from searches on the internet. For this informational document, we will look at several options. First, we will look into why you need a cover letter or a resume. Second, we will describe who will be looking at your cover letter and resume and why organizations find value in this information. Finally, how you can find information on building a resume and cover letter for an IT Support position. A cover letter and resume are your first introduction to a prospective employer. Just going into a company and filling out a job application will not win you an IT Computer Support Job. Using online research, up to 87% of all job applications are not filled out correctly or completely. You will need to give an impression of yourself to a hiring manager or employer which requires one to properly fill out an online job posting, include a meaningful cover letter as well as have an adequate resume. You will need to overcome some obstacles to get your resume in front of the right people making the hiring decision. During the initial hiring process, some employers will only spend 7 to 15 seconds looking at a candidate’s resume. A recruiter helps to review...