TechRepublic has taken a few stabs at nailing down the skills and attributes that seem to spell success for a variety of tech job functions.
A recurring theme on TR surrounds the issue of professional capabilities. At the most basic level, the question that IT pros and hiring managers are asking is this: "What makes a good support tech?" (Or net admin or project manager, etc.) We've taken a few stabs at nailing down the skills and attributes that seem to spell success for a variety of tech job functions:
Now, CIO Jeff Relkin has put together a broad view of fundamental competencies that distinguish the effective, well-rounded IT pro--the one who isn't just putting in time on the job but who is actively building a career, growing in the profession, expanding his or her skill set, and adding value to the organization.
If you've been feeling a little complacent or have lost your professional momentum--or you just need some insight into what skills to focus on as you head down the IT career path--there are some great recommendations on Jeff's list.