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By cowboy920 ·
hello, i am very confused about what i need to do in future. i am 18 years old, just finished a year of college doing basic engineering. networking? IT? MIS? ENGINEERING? i am so confused. IT is something new to me. i need to what know "IT" is all about. can anyone tell me about it or direct me to some refrence sites.

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by pjpatiky In reply to confused about what i nee ...

Cowboy - Excellent Question. Try:

http://it-market.com/

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/

http://www.lita.org/newslett/

http://www.ncits.org/

http://www.gradschools.com/computers_info.html

At your station in life your question is proper. Previously you had others determining your schedule, presence, indulgence. Now you are on the brink of doing it for yourself and it is slightly unnerving to you. Look in the mirror and tell that guy you are in charge. You may be a truck driver, a buther, a Doctor, an IT Mananger. But pick a path and work the milestones. Do not expect someone else to do it for you. Followers, procrastinators will be the people that will be working for you if you reach a Management level.

I know my words. I Mananged all levels for years before I retired. Good Luck Pilgrim.

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by James_Randy In reply to confused about what i nee ...

Greetings Cowboy,

You need to do two things.

First of all, follow that "passion" you have. Get into a field that could grab your interest. How do you discover what that is? Ask yourself what you would do if money was not a consideration. Do you have a hobby? What do you "dream" about? (That sounds corny, I know, but it's for real.) Find the "work related" areas in that field and pursue them.

Next you need some practical "hands on" exposure. Find some companies in your field of interestand apply to work as an apprentice - perhaps part time, between classes, semesters, etc. Offer to do whatever they need wherever they need it done. That way, you'll have exposure to a variety of areas and will be able to "see" what it's all about. In addition, (most) people love to help others learn. You'll have a lot of "brains to pick" if you get into a real-world setting.

If you're confronted with the "no experience" barrier, you can reply by suggesting you do have years of experience being excited about ..... (whatever that interest is). And you have the experience of being on-time and giving 110% effort. And you have the experience of being reliable and honest. And you have the experience of being a quick learner. And.......

Good luck.

jr

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