Everything you need to know to secure your first career in tech

Technology is at the heart of everything we do! From setting an alarm in the morning to checking your emails - it’s everywhere! However, starting a new role can be difficult. Companies will be looking for someone who has a knowledge of tech and a genuine passion to succeed. 

Here are some top tips to take on board when starting your first career in tech digital...

Technology orientated CV

It's difficult deciding what to include in a CV. Recruiters search their resources for a CV fit by using specific keywords in relation to the job specification. Make sure to include the tech stack you use or want to work with, your location and a contact number. At Klickstarters, we are all about making things easy! We have a FREE CVBuild tool, which takes the pain out of your job application. By generating a number of CV formats for you to pick from through a quick questionnaire!

LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a professional network that connects people from a multitude of industries and professions. Using this platform is a great way to get your foot in the door. You can connect to anything from juniors to CEO’s, gain an insight into how industries or specific companies in tech work and interact with like-minded individuals! LinkedIn allows you to follow company updates, a perfect way to demonstrate your knowledge before you apply. Putting you ahead of the competition and showing you have a keen passion for tech!

Where are you best suited?

Struggling to find out where your skills are best placed but love the idea of working in tech? We have created a tech digital quiz which analyses how you work and what you are best skilled at. Opening up your eyes to the vast amount of roles, as there are a lot more roles that you may not have even considered.

Network

Getting your name out there is the step in the right direction. You can start this by attending tech meet-ups, since the change in event rules there is a lot of virtual talks and meet-ups that you can still attend. Here you can discuss topics with like-minded people, you will be surprised how much you will learn from just a conversation! These networking events will give you the opportunity to network with employers, students and other job-seekers, to create a much easier process.

Skills in tech

Not one person is perfect, there will always be Development Managers and CTO's learning new skills which is why you should be ahead of the game. There are a multitude of online courses and coding schools that can help you grasp what technology roles are all about, and help to get your foot in the door. Gaining new qualifications is only going to make you look better and stand out from the crowd.

Get in touch if you want more information about a career in tech with Klickstarters.

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