The information technology industry continues to grow in the U.S. and globally. Information Technology Jobs in America : Corporate & Government Career Guide shows where the jobs are, in the U.S. IT Services Sector and in U.S. Federal and State and Municipal government agencies and departments.
The book covers new territory – not a technical guide – this career guide goes beyond, to show Americans the largest source of jobs in the U.S. in this growing industry.
Section I – Good News
Companies Keep Hiring as Demand Grows. Why ‘Outsourcing’ May Lose Its Power as a Scare Word. Shifting Occupations in the Industry. More Managing – Less Programming. Tech Jobs with Government Are Lively Stable, Secure, and Well-Paid. Salaries show a Higher Paid Class of Employees. Experience Is an Acceptable Substitute for Education. Core Skills Include Business-Process Understanding.
Section II – Make Contact
Explains how to make contact with this special sector for IT jobs, IT service providers, and how to build a career in the IT services sector.
Section III – Technology Explained
Explains Technology in Government, public unionism for emerging technology jobs and the desirable salaries of these emerging technology titles. The authors describe the technological developments that make technology in government possible. They define the modified processes that now call for staff in Relational Databases, Web Portal Development, Infrastructure Development and Maintenance, Network Computing, Data Security, e-Government, and e-Commerce.
Section IV – Federal, State and City Jobs
“What Jobs Are Available in Federal, State and City Government,” brings to the forefront the thousands of information technology jobs that exist in all 101 Federal agencies, and in U.S. State and Municipal government agencies and departments. Detailed Tables show current Information Technology Job Titles for Federal and State and City information technology jobs, Salaries, 5-year Salary Projections, and Estimated Pensions. Financial facts explain why, in today’s global economy, an IT career in government is a desirable choice.
Section V – Getting Hired
Provides a Step-by-Step guide to “Completing the Application & Hiring Process” for an information technology job in both the Federal and State and City government personnel hiring systems. It explains why a Civil Service Exam is not required in most cases; why experience is an acceptable substitute for education in most government jobs, how to fill out an Experience and Education paper or Knowledge-Skills and Abilities Statement, and Factors for Job Class Salary Ranking and Candidate Ranking. Appendices include Sample Federal IT Job Announcements, and Sample State & City IT Job Descriptions with Qualifications Required, and Required Application Forms.
Section VI – Today’s Tech Jobs