Role of IT in today’s Digital Age
In today’s rapidly progressing world, information technology plays a very significant role in most industries and organizations. IT professionals are in huge demand today, even in small scale businesses. The number of people pursuing IT careers has increased manifold. Information technology tools are taking over business processes everywhere. The demand for IT has enormously escalated in most organizations as they feel the need to control techniques and build strategies to compete with larger organizations and drive their business growth. IT professionals can assist organizations in numerous ways by developing cutting-edge programs and technologies that can result in the success of the enterprise.
These days there are many different professional certifications which offer a wide range of choices to IT professionals and enable them to enhance their IT careers. These courses not only help the professionals to get in-depth knowledge and understanding of different technologies and programs but also help them to identify the field they would like to pursue as a career. IT professionals contribute hugely to organizations by providing solutions including defining problems, developing solutions and supervising different task as project managers.
Scope of IT Careers
Since the information technology field is so vast there is no dearth of avenues where one can build and grow their IT career. Apart from development, professionals can also build successful IT careers in information security which includes securing the data systems from illegal access, usage, release and modification. They can also choose to pursue a career in networking which includes engineering and regulation with respect to the interaction between systems. Various government organizations have also started hiring IT professionals in large numbers to upgrade obsolete systems and structure the organization’s processes and functionality.
All the aforementioned points prove that the IT sector is growing very fast and hence there are many IT jobs available in the global market for graduates to embark upon an enriching and successful career.
HCL’s Unique Program
However, due to the unstable and inconsistent education system in India, many candidates, who have the right attitude and temperament to succeed in pursuing an IT career, are lagging behind in the race due to insufficient practical knowledge and training.
Keeping this problem in mind, HCL has started a new initiative to provide graduates with the necessary training and knowledge to be corporate-ready. This specially designed program is called HCL’s Training and Hiring Program and it has commenced in various cities namely Lucknow, Nagpur, Chennai and Madurai. The primary objective of these centres is to provide assured jobs after successful completion of 6-month training. This program acts as a launch pad for the careers in IT. It gives Engineering graduates assured jobs and makes them corporate-ready both in terms of technical and soft skills.