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Understanding the Tech Landscape1:33 with Pasan Premaratne
The tech industry changes very quickly and for a newcomer it can be hard to keep up. Where do you start to learn and how do you connect the dots? This video introduces the topic and dives into how you can understand the tech landscape.
[? music ?] Careers Foundations. Careers in the Tech Industry. 0:00 Jumping into the tech industry, as exciting as it sounds, 0:04 can be confusing for some people. 0:07 The tech landscape is very different from other industries out there. 0:09 It's extremely fast-paced, has an initial skills barrier to entry, 0:13 and is constantly changing and evolving. 0:17 Looking from the outside in, 0:19 you might be interested in being a part in all of this 0:21 but you don't know where to start. 0:24 Now you listen to everyone out there 0:25 and you learn how to code, 0:28 but now how do you convert those skills to a job? 0:29 What kinds of jobs are out there for you? 0:32 And how do you find one that fits you? 0:34 Don't worry though, that's what we're here for. 0:37 If you know a little bit about the industry 0:39 or nothing at all, you're at the right place. 0:42 Over the next few videos, we're going to take a look at 0:44 what it means to be a web designer, web developer, or a mobile developer. 0:47 We'll look at what skills you need to be employed in one of these roles, 0:51 what you can make in the industry, 0:55 and—more importantly—we'll talk to our teachers 0:57 and hear their perspectives on what it is like to be part of the industry. 0:59 Once you have a better understanding of how the industry works 1:03 and what job you'd like to pursue, 1:07 you can then go about learning the skills 1:09 and networking your way into your dream job. 1:11 Without this kind of direction 1:13 it can all get very overwhelming. 1:15 What should I learn? 1:17 How is this applicable, and how can I connect these dots? 1:18 We'll help you establish that roadmap 1:21 starting with what job you like, 1:24 which skills you should learn, 1:26 and then how you can land yourself one of those roles. 1:28 Let's get started. 1:31
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