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Is Tech the New 'IT' Industry

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A survey from Robert Half Technology asked American workers about how appealing they find the technology industry.

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Is Tech the New 'IT' Industry

  1. 1. Source: Robert Half Technology survey of 300 workers in the United States © 2015 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. IS TECHNOLOGY THE NEW “IT” INDUSTRY? 75%OF PROFESSIONALS FIND A CAREER IN TECH APPEALING
  2. 2. Source: Robert Half Technology survey of 300 workers in the United States © 2015 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. THE TOP THREE DRAWS: SALARY & JOB OPPORTUNITY ATTRACTIVE CULTURE 38% 24% 13% OPPORTUNITY TO INNOVATE & LEARN
  3. 3. Source: Robert Half Technology survey of 300 workers in the United States © 2015 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. MEN MORE LIKELY TO FEEL THE APPEAL 87% OF MEN VS. 59% OF WOMEN SAID THEY WOULD FIND A CAREER IN TECHNOLOGY APPEALING
  4. 4. Source: Robert Half Technology survey of 300 workers in the United States © 2015 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. APPEAL FADES WITH AGE 18-34 YEAR OLDS 93% 66% 45% 55+ YEAR OLDS 35-54 YEAR OLDS
  5. 5. Source: Robert Half Technology survey of 300 workers in the United States © 2015 Robert Half Technology. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. SALARIES & MOST IN-DEMAND SKILLS •  Interpersonal skills •  Problem solving abilities •  Customer-friendly attitude •  Ability to be calm in stressful situations •  Strong analytical, quantitative and problem-solving abilities •  Excellent communication skills •  The ability to work both independently and collaboratively with data systems teams •  Excel expertise $35,000-$50,250 HELP DESK/DESK SIDE SUPPORT NETWORK ASSOCIATES/ NETWORK ADMINISTARTORS DATA ANALYST/ REPORT WRITER •  Strong written and verbal communication skills •  Problem-solving ability •  Detail-oriented $74,500-114,500$76,250-$112,000

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