What Color Is Your Parachute? 2017: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

About Us

IT Career Success website provides timely, practical information in computer and information technology careers. IT professionals and those who plan to join IT can find expert career-planning advice to help people jump start a career in IT, manage career change, clarify career path, maximize earnings, and plan long-term career advancement. Our website helps you make decisions, find directions, and get solutions for your career growth in computer and information technology industry. IT Career Success website is your Roadmap to IT Career Success.

Unlike many IT career and technical websites which are sponsored by vendors and service providers thus deliver information leaned to merchants interest, we are dedicated to offer unbiased, non-vendor affiliated, no-sponsor information. Because we are not associated with any IT vendors, education institutions, IT employers, and special interest societies, we are able to offer independent, accurate, and unbiased career advice focused on maximizing the benefit of IT workers. Our career advices are completely based on our real-life experience, extensive research, and proven records.

Instead of offering detailed technical information that could be obtained easily from tons of websites on the internet, our website is focused on information technology (IT) as a career. We aim to help you get the most out of your IT career both professionally and financially through effective career management strategies.

As we all see, IT industry is such a dynamic, fast-paced field that constantly changes, thus you cannot just play around and hope to reach where you want to go. Instead, you will get lost, burn yourself out, or simply crash under extreme stress and information overload. In order to succeed in IT, we must plan and manage our career smartly. IT Career Success is built to manage you career and achieve professional success without sacrificing enjoyable lifestyle.

In IT Career Success website, we encourage experience sharing, promote computer career education, and reinforce professionalism in IT industry. As we believe, IT jobs should be done in a professional and efficient manner, but NOT under overloaded stress and pressure. By applying career strategies and tactics from this website, you can overcome risks and challenges and beat the odds in the industry, and you can stay away from stressfulness and uncertainty. With IT Career Success, you can enjoy your job and get IT done as fun as possible.

IT Career Success Website covers a wide range of areas related to IT career. Since our website was published in 2002, we received a lot of requests, comments, and suggestions regarding IT career advice and career management strategies. Based our reader feedback, we are working to enhance our web content in the following areas:

- IT industry trends and technology changes.
- IT job security and career risks.
- Outsourcing and offshore competition challenges.
- Migrating across IT fields.
- Building valuable experience.
- Layoffs and job hunting.
- Self-learning and education.
- Obtaining IT certifications.
- From programming to architect.
- From technical to management.

Who We Are

IT Career Success website is built and maintained by a group of voluntary IT professionals across North America. We are so excited to build this stage where we share our experience with millions of IT pros around the world. Contents of this website are created and managed by highly experienced IT professionals and educators. Most articles are written by contributing writers who are IT workers in specific fields. Our editors evaluate and compile all materials submitted to us and make sure we only publish accurate, valuable, and high quality information.

Who This Site Is for

This Site for You — IT professionals in all levels, computer workers, computer scientists, technical recruiters, career advisors and counselors, as well as parents and students will find information of value at this site to assist in determining the directions and career choices available to computer and information technology Professionals. Whether you are already working in IT field, want to transition to a career in IT, or considering your first career, this site is for you.

Why don’t you join us? Every IT professional, experienced or less experienced, is welcome to participate in may ways. You can become a contributing writer and submit your articles to our site, you can contact us to recommend internet information and resources, or you can send us suggestions about our site.