Computer jobs and the technology industry

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Learn about the technology industry and different kinds of computer jobs. Read about the different career paths you can take in information technology. Find out what training you need and where to start your job search.

Learn about the technology industry and different kinds of computer jobs. Read about the different career paths you can take in information technology. Find out what training you need and where to start your job search.

smiling woman working at computer job

smiling woman working at computer job

Hangarau Ko tetahi iwi taputapu whakamahi ki te mahi i to ratou mahi. teie mahana, te taputapu tino nui i roto i tata nga mahi ko te rorohiko. Ki te taea e koe te whakamahi i tenei taputapu nui, Ka taea e koe te kitea te mahi. He maha ngā mahi rorohiko mō kaimahi mohio. īnaki nga mahi ki nga atu ahumahi, i te hauora ki te atawhai manuhiri ki te whakangao. Me enei ahumahi katoa iwi ki pūkenga rorohiko.

Technology is any tool people use to do their work. Today, the most important tool in almost every business is the computer. If you can use this important tool, you can find a job. There are many computer jobs for skilled workers. The jobs overlap with every other industry, from health to hospitality to manufacturing. All these industries need people with computer skills.

Which computer job?

Which computer job?

Kei te maha i huaina mahi rorohiko hangarau mōhiohio (IT). Ka taea e tētahi ngaio IT whai maha ara rerekē:

Computer jobs are often called information technology (IT). An IT professional can follow many different paths:

  • Waehere me te hōtaka - hötaka tuhituhi te waehere e ko muri katoa hōtaka. He wahi pai ki te tīmata no te mea he ngāwari wātea whakangungu me i reira he rota o mahi taumata-urunga tenei.
  • kaiwhakawhanake tukutuku - enei ra, Me nga mahi he paetukutuku. Ko te mahi pai tenei ki te hiahia koe ki te mahi hoki koe.
  • kaiwhakahaere Project – kawea tahi kaiwhakahaere kaupapa, me te whakahaere i ngā rōpū o ngaio IT kanorau. te tauturu ia ratou ki a ratou te mahi tahi whai hua ki te kaupapa / whāinga. ako me pehea ki te riro i te kaiwhakahaere kaupapa IT.
  • Tātaritanga me raraunga - whakamahi ake me te ake pakihi raraunga ki te hanga moni. He pūtaiao raraunga tātari raraunga ki te whakaputa i ngā mōhiohio whai hua mō te pakihi.
  • Haumarutanga - He nui ki te nuinga o ngā pakihi raraunga me te haumaru pūnaha. Ko te mara nohopuku-tipu.
  • kaiwhakahaere - He tohunga IT me kaiwhakahaere whatunga kawenga mō te pupuri mahi pūnaha o te kamupene. kia tūhono te whatunga te ratou me te mahi i te mea e hiahia ana kaimahi.
  • kaitoi mōhiohio hauora (Patua) - pupuri tikanga ngā mōhiohio hauora haumaru pūkete mamati hauora, tika, a ki runga ki te rā. ako me pehea ki te riro i te kaitoi mōhiohio hauora.
  • kaiwhakawhanake pūmanawa - tono hanga (taupānga) e te katoa e taea te whakamahi i ritenga ranei hōtaka mō te kotahi pakihi. Games, me ētahi atu ngā tono mō ngā smartphones he mara tipu.
  • Coding and programming –­ programmers write the code that is behind every program. This is good place to start because training is easily available and there are lots of entry-level jobs.
  • Web developer – these days, every business needs a website. This is a good job if you want to work for yourself.
  • Project manager – project managers bring together and facilitate teams of diverse IT professionals. They help them to work together efficiently toward a project/goal. Learn how to become an IT project manager.
  • Analytics and data – more and more businesses use data to make money. A data scientist analyzes data to produce useful information for businesses.
  • Security – data and system security is important to most businesses. It is a fast-growing field.
  • Administrator – IT specialists and network administrators are responsible for keeping a company’s system working. They make sure the network is connected and doing what employees need.
  • Health information technician (HIT) – health information technicians keep digital medical records safe, accurate, and up to date. Learn how to become a health information technician.
  • Software developer – making applications (apps) that everyone can use or custom programs for one business. Games and other applications for smartphones are growing fields.

He mahi rorohiko me te mōhiohio hangarau te mahi tika hoki ahau?

Are computer jobs and information technology the right job for me?

hangarau rorohiko Ko he mara nui mō te te kimi mahi, no te mea he pūkenga rorohiko i roto i tono tiketike e kaitukumahi. Otiia e hiahia ana kore te katoa ki te mahi i runga i te rorohiko. E mau ki te whakamātautau aromatawai-whaiaro i careeronestop.org

Computer technology is a great field for finding jobs because computer skills are in high demand by employers. But not everyone wants to work on a computer. Take a self-assessment test at careeronestop.org

Kia mataara te korero rorohiko e pā ana ki tona mahi

Watch a computer programmer talk about her job

Hea te mahi tīmata ahau?

Where do I start?

Hoki ngā mahi IT tino mohio, ka titiro te nuinga kaitukumahi mō te wheako me te tohu. Ko reira he maha ngā taumata o te whakangungu e tangohia iti wa, me te he atu wātea ki tauhou.

For highly skilled IT jobs, most employers will look for experience and a degree. But there are many levels of training that take less time and are more accessible to newcomers.

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Learn online

  • Code Academy – learn coding on an easy, free platform
  • FreeCodeCamp.org – another free site that offers certification and teaches you programming by building projects for non-profits. You can join a group in your city to collaborate with people near you.
  • Khan Academy – all kinds of free classes, including many computer programming classes
  • How to get hired in web development – a short course from the Odin Project

Kimihia te piha haapiiraa e tata koe

Find a class near you

He maha kareti hapori whakahere akomanga whakangungu rorohiko iti-utu. kia whai ratou akomanga rawa hoki tauhou me ngā ākonga Ingarihi. Kimihia te kāreti hapori tata koe.

Many community colleges offer low-cost computer training classes. They may have classes especially for newcomers and English learners. Find a community college near you.

  • Code.org kua he pātengi raraunga o ngā akomanga waehere rohe. ngā ano te pae kēmu waehere, mahi me ngā rauemi mātauranga akoranga mō ngā reanga katoa.
  • Code.org has a database of local coding classes. The site also features coding games, learning exercises and educational resources for all ages.

He aha te ki te ahau taau kua ahau i roto i tetahi atu whenua?

What if I am already qualified in another country?

Ki te whai koe i tohu hangarau he tohu i roto i te pūtaiao rorohiko ranei, Upwardly Global tauturu manene mahi-mana, hūfanga, asylees, and visa holders restart their professional careers in the United States.He aha atu te mahi e hiahia ana ahau?

If you have technology qualification or a degree in computer science, Upwardly Global helps work-authorized immigrants, refugees, asylees, and visa holders restart their professional careers in the United States.What else do I need?

Tīmata tō rapu mahi

Start your job search

Here are some ways to start your job search:

Here are some ways to start your job search:

  • Whakamahia tō pokapū mahi rohe: He utu pokapū mahi kāwanatanga i roto i nga pa. whakahere ratou tohutohu, me te pupuri i te rārangi o mahi rohe. te āwhina ratou ki faahou me tono mahi. Ka taea e ratou te hono koe ki te whakangungu mahi me te mātauranga. Kimihia tou pokapū mahi tata.
  • Haere mahi Freelance: whakanohoia koe ki runga ki Upwork, he paetukutuku mō freelancers mahi ipurangi.
  • titiro online: Dice tohunga ana i roto i te mahi hangarau rorohiko, tae atu hangarau mōhiohio, pūmanawa, tech tiketike, haumaru me te hangarau.
  • Kimihia akoranga hangarau i roto i to koutou rohe, me te ipurangi i Launchcode
  • Tirohia te paetukutuku o kamupene e hiahia ana koe ki te mahi hoki
  • Learn about the various career paths in IT
  • Use your local employment center: government employment centers in every city are free. They offer advice and keep a list of local jobs. They help with resumes and job applications. They can connect you to job training and education. Find your nearest employment center.
  • Get freelance jobs: put yourself on Upwork, a website for freelancers working online.
  • Look online: Dice specializes in computer technology jobs including information technology, software, high tech, security and biotech.
  • Find tech courses in your area and online at Launchcode
  • Check the websites of companies you would like to work for
  • Learn about the various career paths in IT


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