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Eversun Careers

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Eversun Careers

  1. 1. Careers in Information Technology Speaker: Claire Bretaña Eversun Software Philippines Corporation – Iloilo Web Development and Promotions
  2. 2. So... What would you like to be when you grow up?
  3. 3. Doctor? Chef? Nurse? How about a career that will not cost much in college, but will bring you great pay after?
  4. 4. Look for jobs in IT Why not take up a course in IT? By the year 2010, we will have a million jobs in the BPO industry. Great pay, cool people, and a stable future... Why not indeed?
  5. 5. So what does it take? A diploma... … and knowing how the Net works. Do you really know how to use the Internet? Let's find out... … a strong analytical mind...
  6. 6. Ever heard of... ? ? ? ?
  7. 7. How about Facebook?
  8. 8. Do you use... ROFL? Do you know the meaning of... ? ? ? BRB? AFK?
  9. 9. Do you know... What a motherboard is? The parts of a computer? What a mouse is? Well then... Where a web address is found?
  10. 10. You are perfect for a Career in Web Development! <ul><li>Applications Developer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Java Developer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>.NET Developer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IT Project Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Software Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>Systems Administrator </li></ul><ul><li>Web Designer </li></ul><ul><li>Web Developer </li></ul><ul><li>Webmaster </li></ul><ul><li>Site Admin </li></ul><ul><li>Link Builder </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SEO Specialist </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online Writer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content Developer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online Researcher </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Assistant </li></ul></ul><ul><li>QA Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>Keyword Researcher </li></ul><ul><li>Affiliate Marketer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adwords Expert </li></ul></ul>Let's explore each job...
  11. 11. Applications Developer Mobile applications Web applications Business applications
  12. 12. Applications Developer <ul><li>Applications developers translate software requirements into concise and robust programming code. Most will specialize in a specific development environment, e.g. computer games or e-commerce, and will have in-depth knowledge of a few relevant computer languages. The role involves writing specifications and designing, building, testing, implementing and sometimes supporting applications using computer languages and development tools. </li></ul><ul><li>Certifications: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD) for those who use the .NET framework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sun Certified Mobile Application Developer (SCMAD) for those who use Java for creating mobile applications for cellphones and “smart” devices </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. IT Project Manager Software Development Project Manager Web Development Project Manager This picture is a good representation of what a Project Manager's role is. 1. Schedule all works under the project so works are completed on time and under budget with minimal downtime. 2. Costs and downtime are minimized and kept in budget and on time. 3. Performance in both end result and during implementation are maximized and verified.
  14. 14. <ul><li>A project manager is the person accountable for accomplishing the stated project objectives. Key project management responsibilities include creating clear and attainable project objectives, building the project requirements, and managing the triple constraint for projects, which is cost, time, and scope. </li></ul><ul><li>An IT project manager will typically have an extensive background in software or web development. Many IT project managers hold a degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or another related field and will typically have worked in the industry as a software engineer or web developer. </li></ul><ul><li>They must be familiar with lightweight, adaptive project management methodologies such as SCRUM, DSDM and XP, and know how the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) or Web Development Life Cycle (WDLC) works. </li></ul>IT Project Manager
  15. 15. Software Engineer <ul><li>A software engineer is in charge of assembling extensive amounts of code into working applications, as well as updating and fixing problems in existing software. A software engineer is also referred to as a programmer, because the main duties of a software engineer involve programming computers. </li></ul><ul><li>Subdisciplines include software requirements, software design, software testing, software development and software maintenance. </li></ul>
  16. 16. System Administrator <ul><li>Sysadmins are usually charged with installing, supporting, and maintaining servers or other computer systems, and planning for and responding to service outages and other problems. </li></ul><ul><li>Other duties may include scripting or light programming, project management for systems-related projects, supervising or training computer operators, and being the consultant for computer problems beyond the knowledge of technical support staff. </li></ul>
  17. 17. When the going gets tough... A System Administrator must demonstrate a blend of technical skills and responsibility.
  18. 18. Internet Jobs The jobs in the following slides are the types of jobs available at Eversun Software Philippines Corporation. They are necessary for websites to exist and function efficiently and effectively.
  19. 19. Link Builder <ul><li>Submits the URL of pages at the site to search engines, web directories, and social bookmarking sites </li></ul><ul><li>Makes sure the link to the site are found in blog comments and forum posts </li></ul><ul><li>Finds information on websites as possible link exchange partners </li></ul><ul><li>Does three-way link exchanges with other sites </li></ul><ul><li>Makes sure the site is optimized for both search engines and human visitors </li></ul>
  20. 20. Content Developer <ul><li>Creates and develops web content (i.e. product info, articles, blog posts, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Distributes promotional materials (i.e. free articles, podcasts, viral videos, slideshows, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Makes sure the content is optimized for the targeted keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Does link building tasks for the client </li></ul>
  21. 21. Virtual Assistant <ul><li>Does online research for clients and create comparison reports on the data gathered </li></ul><ul><li>Tracks website performance by checking site logs and web analytics </li></ul><ul><li>Does link building and content development tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Edits the site's pages to optimize them </li></ul><ul><li>Provides service as helpdesk assistant or email support </li></ul>
  22. 22. Web Designer <ul><li>Creates and develops website themes and templates </li></ul><ul><li>Themes and templates may be customized from scratch or based on popular CMS such as Wordpress, Drupal or Joomla </li></ul><ul><li>Edits or revamps existing templates from non-CSS static HTML to dynamic CSS-driven site themes </li></ul>Additional tasks: Designs logos, buttons, headers, and footers Designs banner ads, square ad and button ads
  23. 23. Web Developer <ul><li>Uses PHP, MySQL and Javascript to create dynamic sites that depend on an SQL database to store and deliver content and runs on Apache/Unix servers </li></ul><ul><li>Also uses Java, .NET or ASP to create sites that run on Windows servers </li></ul><ul><li>Creates ecommerce sites using CMS like OS Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Creates web applications using PHP </li></ul><ul><li>Edits and customizes dynamic websites using CSS, AJAX and XML </li></ul><ul><li>Must know Object Oriented Programming </li></ul>
  24. 24. Career Paths in IT <ul><li>Entry level positions in IT often pay higher than the standard wage. In addition to that they also have a chance to rise up the ranks and receive higher pay. </li></ul>Link Builder -> Virtual Assistant -> SEO Specialist Link Builder -> Site Admin -> Webmaster Link Builder -> Online Writer -> Virtual Assistant Site Admin -> Webmaster -> Programmer Support Programmer Support -> WebDev 1 -> WebDev 2 Content Writer -> Online Researcher -> Virtual Assistant Keyword Research -> Link Builder -> SEO Specialist
  25. 25. Enroll in an IT course and follow a career path that is both Rewarding... ... and FUN!
  26. 26. Getting to Know Eversun Software Philippines Corporation
  27. 27. <ul><li>6 Long Years and Counting... </li></ul><ul><li>Canada </li></ul><ul><li>United States </li></ul><ul><li>China </li></ul><ul><li>Philippines </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Online we are known as 'Agents of Value.' </li></ul><ul><li>Well-educated 4-year degree graduates </li></ul><ul><li>Proficient in English </li></ul><ul><li>Creative minds </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to work with </li></ul><ul><li>Hard working </li></ul>
  29. 29. ESPC Slumbook <ul><li>Company Colors: Red, Yellow and Orange </li></ul><ul><li>Company Logo: The intersecting spheres symbolize the infinite opportunities available for IT workers. They intersect because the job requires multidisciplinary skills. The shadow represents the role of outsourcing in business. </li></ul><ul><li>Iloilo branch anniversary: December 22, 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Other branches: Makati and Davao </li></ul><ul><li>Categorized as a Non-Voice BPO, IT outsourcing, or Knowledge Process Outsourcing company </li></ul>
  30. 30. Eversun Photos At Eversun we not only build websites, we also build relationships.
  31. 31. <ul><li> 3383106 * 3358835 * 3383983 </li></ul><ul><li> hr@agentsofvalue.com for job opportunities </li></ul><ul><li> www.agentsofvalue.com </li></ul>Office Address: 5 th Floor Diongjinn Center Valeria Street, Iloilo City

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