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1 Technical Youth BROOKSOURCE “By 2025, 75% of the global workforce will be millennials” –Forbes

2 Agenda Technical Youth Types of IT Positions Trends Marketability Resume Tips and Interview Preparation How to Find the Right Career Match Questions! Technical Youth Types of IT Positions Trends Marketability Resume Tips and Interview Preparation How to Find the Right Career Match Questions!

3 IT Divisions Application Development Infrastructure Data warehousing Application Development Infrastructure Data warehousing

4 Developer/Software Engineer “For the first time ever, a technology job has topped the list. The number one position for 2014 is a Software Developer.” - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Job Responsibilities – Develop software, architecture, specifications and technical interfaces, user interfaces, client displays – Design, initiate & handle technical designs and complex application features – Develop, deliver & test software prototypes Technologies –.Net, Java – Mobile Development – Ruby on Rails – Python – COBOL – Peoplesoft – Javascript, CSS, HTML Job Responsibilities – Develop software, architecture, specifications and technical interfaces, user interfaces, client displays – Design, initiate & handle technical designs and complex application features – Develop, deliver & test software prototypes Technologies –.Net, Java – Mobile Development – Ruby on Rails – Python – COBOL – Peoplesoft – Javascript, CSS, HTML

5 Quality Assurance Job Responsibilities: – Testing for functionality, performance, reliability, stability, & compatibility – “Detectives of the SDLC” Manual Testing – Quality Center Testing Tool – Performance Testing, black & white box testing, end-to-end testing Automated Testing – Selenium – HP Quick Test Pro – Test Complete – Test Execute “Some of my best developers started as testers” – Nationwide Manager Job Responsibilities: – Testing for functionality, performance, reliability, stability, & compatibility – “Detectives of the SDLC” Manual Testing – Quality Center Testing Tool – Performance Testing, black & white box testing, end-to-end testing Automated Testing – Selenium – HP Quick Test Pro – Test Complete – Test Execute “Some of my best developers started as testers” – Nationwide Manager

6 Business Analysts AND Project Managers Business Analyst: Acts as a liaison between the technical team and business users. Project Manager: Oversee all aspects of the project including, scope, budget, time, and quality in order to meet project objectives.

7 Network and Desktop Support Desktop/Help Desk Support: Provide end user desktop support Windows upgrades and imaging Network Support Responsibilities: Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems: – (LAN) – Local Area network – (WAN) Wide area network – Internet systems or a segment of a network system. – Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate Desktop/Help Desk Support: Provide end user desktop support Windows upgrades and imaging Network Support Responsibilities: Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems: – (LAN) – Local Area network – (WAN) Wide area network – Internet systems or a segment of a network system. – Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate

8 Trends Agile Development/ Open Spaces Mobile Development/ Responsive Design Business Intelligence/ “Big Data” Security Cloud Computing Automated Testing/Development UI Development Agile Development/ Open Spaces Mobile Development/ Responsive Design Business Intelligence/ “Big Data” Security Cloud Computing Automated Testing/Development UI Development

9 Marketability LinkedIn Profile Internships School Projects Teaching Assistant Leadership – “By 2025, 75% of the global workforce will be millennials” –Forbes Side Projects/Development Student and Professor recommendations! PASSION- Attitude is everything! LinkedIn Profile Internships School Projects Teaching Assistant Leadership – “By 2025, 75% of the global workforce will be millennials” –Forbes Side Projects/Development Student and Professor recommendations! PASSION- Attitude is everything!

10 Resume Tips Education – Relevant Courses Course Projects – Big picture of project – LIST TECHNOLOGIES! – What role did you play on teams? – Personal projects Work Experience – Where do you put it? Education – Relevant Courses Course Projects – Big picture of project – LIST TECHNOLOGIES! – What role did you play on teams? – Personal projects Work Experience – Where do you put it?

11 Interviewing Tips Enthusiasm/ Attitude Prepare – Study relevant coursework and review projects – Review job descriptions Be presentable Be yourself Ask QUESTIONS! – Show your interest Enthusiasm/ Attitude Prepare – Study relevant coursework and review projects – Review job descriptions Be presentable Be yourself Ask QUESTIONS! – Show your interest

12 Making The Right Career Match What technologies will I be working with? How will my work affect the organization? Is there a training program or expected ramp up time? What is the team size and what other IT departments will I interact with? Will I be working individually or collaborating with a team? What is my career growth potential? What is the culture of the team and organization? What is your favorite part about working here?

13 Technical Youth Consulting CINCINNATI  UC Health  America  Cincinnati Financial  Cengage Learning  Great American  Tata Consultancy Services  Western & Southern Financial Group  E.W Scripps  Intelligrated  Mercy Health  Shoptech  TriHealth  Ohio National Financial Services  Resurgent Capital  Cincinnati Bell  Kroger  Schneider Electric  FirstGroup of Cincinnati  Federal Home Loan Bank  Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center CINCINNATI  UC Health  America  Cincinnati Financial  Cengage Learning  Great American  Tata Consultancy Services  Western & Southern Financial Group  E.W Scripps  Intelligrated  Mercy Health  Shoptech  TriHealth  Ohio National Financial Services  Resurgent Capital  Cincinnati Bell  Kroger  Schneider Electric  FirstGroup of Cincinnati  Federal Home Loan Bank  Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center NORTHERN KENTUCKY:  Disabled American Veterans  Clear Measures  St Elizabeth  Verst Logistics  Wild Flavors  3Z DAYTON:  CareSource  Premier Health  WinWholesale  Standard Register  Teradata  Trimble Navigation  Dealer Specialties  Eclipse  Vana Solutions  Aimia NORTHERN KENTUCKY:  Disabled American Veterans  Clear Measures  St Elizabeth  Verst Logistics  Wild Flavors  3Z DAYTON:  CareSource  Premier Health  WinWholesale  Standard Register  Teradata  Trimble Navigation  Dealer Specialties  Eclipse  Vana Solutions  Aimia

14 Technical Youth Consulting COLUMBUS:  IGS Engery  Grange Insurance  Nationwide Insurance  Big Lots  Bob Evans  Safe Auto  Mount Carmel Hospital  OSU Wexner Medical Center  NetJets  Abercrombie & Fitch  McGraaw- Hill  Thirty-One Gifts  Chemical Abstracts Services  Mettler Toledo  Mac Tools- Stanley Black& Deckeer  The Dispatch  Rogue Fitness  Ohio Health COLUMBUS:  IGS Engery  Grange Insurance  Nationwide Insurance  Big Lots  Bob Evans  Safe Auto  Mount Carmel Hospital  OSU Wexner Medical Center  NetJets  Abercrombie & Fitch  McGraaw- Hill  Thirty-One Gifts  Chemical Abstracts Services  Mettler Toledo  Mac Tools- Stanley Black& Deckeer  The Dispatch  Rogue Fitness  Ohio Health LOUISVILLE  Humana – Largest  Yum Brands or KFC  Baptist Health  Norton Hospital  Leapfrog Interactive  Mercer  MMC(Marsh and McClennan)  Fastline  PAI(Payment Alliance)  LG&E(Louisville Gas & Electric)/KU  Refund Advantage  Pharmerica  Hosting.com  Churchill Downs  Kentucky Farm Bureau(KFB)  Tempur-Pedic LOUISVILLE  Humana – Largest  Yum Brands or KFC  Baptist Health  Norton Hospital  Leapfrog Interactive  Mercer  MMC(Marsh and McClennan)  Fastline  PAI(Payment Alliance)  LG&E(Louisville Gas & Electric)/KU  Refund Advantage  Pharmerica  Hosting.com  Churchill Downs  Kentucky Farm Bureau(KFB)  Tempur-Pedic

15 Thank you! Questions! How can we help you? – Resume review/Interview Prep – Job Search REMEMBER: Spring 2015 Engineering Resumania on January 28, 2015 in the Ralph G. Anderson Commons – 10am -2pm Please feel free to contact Anne Erpenbeck through phone or email if you have any questions: aerpenbeck@brooksource.com Direct line: 513.826.4068 Questions! How can we help you? – Resume review/Interview Prep – Job Search REMEMBER: Spring 2015 Engineering Resumania on January 28, 2015 in the Ralph G. Anderson Commons – 10am -2pm Please feel free to contact Anne Erpenbeck through phone or email if you have any questions: aerpenbeck@brooksource.com Direct line: 513.826.4068


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