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Why Choose a Career in Technology?

April, 2018


Are you a recent college graduate, young professional, or simply looking for a career change? In today’s world there are many paths to choose when picking a career. We are here to tell you that one of the most exciting ones is in, you guessed it, Information Technology.

In a recent article by Forbes, The 10 Best Jobs To Apply For In 2018 , 5 of the top 10 occupations were IT related with Data Science and DevOps coming in at numbers 1 and 2. It’s no secret that technology is booming and that the industry is constantly evolving and changing. Just reflect on the past 10 years of your personal life and how technology has played a role in it. We’re sure you can agree technology is on the move and there’s no shortage of exciting opportunities out there.

We connected with a handful of leaders here at Apex Systems and asked them what they would consider the benefits of a career in IT. The feedback was consistent across the board.


  • Job security
  • Consistent salary increases and additional financial incentives with experience
  • Technology is always changing, so there’s always something new to learn
  • Opportunities for travel
  • Rewarding if you like solving problems and/or creating things that benefit individuals, organizations, industries, etc.
  • Many organizations offer flexible working schedules and remote opportunities
  • Modern and exciting work environments
  • Working alongside very bright and talented individuals

So, where should you start? What career paths/roles should you consider? Some of the skill sets that we see in the highest demand include, Data Science, Developers, Project Mangers, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, DevOps, Business Analysts, Content Marketing, UX/UI, Information Security, and Network Engineering, just to name a few. If you want to check out all 2,000+ of our job openings across North America, click here.

If taking the next steps toward a career in IT is something you are ready to do, but you aren’t exactly sure WHAT to do, we have resources. Visit our Career Readiness page to help guide you through the process. You can find resume tips, tips for working with recruiters, online branding and LinkedIn best practices, as well as free career readiness workshops.

We wish you a long and successful journey in your IT career and we look forward to being a career partner during your trek!

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