Alexander is a Technical Programme Director at the Swiss –French start-up Digital Partners. Strong project management skills as well as business and technical understanding are needed for the development of major software projects. These eLeadership skills are increasingly in demand and smart technology is now critical for businesses across all sectors and devices. Here Alexander explains more about the eLeadership role he plays at his company.
The growth of the technology sector has created many new career pathways, not all of which are strictly related to coding and computational thinking. Consider the example of UX design (User Experience design) in web development; while of course the code in the backend is what makes a website actually function, other important considerations are the aesthetics and usability of the website. Laurent is a UX designer in France. Here he explains how he got into this line of work and why variety is the spice of life for a UX designer.
Are you interested in working in the digital economy, but you are unsure of the possibilities and types of roles that are available, and the skills that you will need to get hired? eSkills for Jobs has come up with a list of success stories of people working with high levels of digital skills. One of them is Xavi Roman Lopez, a network engineer.
New innovations in the tech sector are continuously emerging. IT experts need to keep up to date in the business world by learning how to operate and maintain the new tools and software. In today's incredible competitive market, it's not enough to be good at just one thing; you have to become a juggling act of skills to be seen as attractive to employers.
Social media can be a powerful tool to build professional skills, knowledge, and relationships. However, to get real learning value out of it, there are three important questions to take into consideration: what, when and who.
Digital transformation is a whole-scale change to the foundational aspects of a business – from the business operating models to infrastructure – through the application of digital technology. This process is not always smooth, but there are elements that help form the basis of a rewarding relationship with digital.
The IT sector has been changing rapidly over the past years and, as a consequence, so have the skills and experiences organisations are looking for in a candidate. More and more, employers are turning to certifications, internships and apprenticeships.