Booming Technology Careers Can Focus on Systems or on the Human Side

Published February 16, 2018 at 2:02 PM PST

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According to a recent study, digitally intensive jobs are growing at a rate two-and-a-half times faster than non-digital jobs and jobs requiring advanced digital skills offer 38% higher wages. Most people have heard of the term Information technology, which tends to be very broad and systems focused, whereas careers around Digital Technology and Cultures focus on the human side of technology. Let’s take a look at the different types of careers the two different areas of study have to offer.

 

Cool Career: Human Resources Specialist

Published February 9, 2018 at 2:02 PM PST

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A Human Resources Specialist interprets and explains human resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, or regulations. They can also inform job applicants of details such as duties and responsibilities, compensation, benefits, schedules, working conditions, or promotion opportunities.

 

Student Profile: Megan Otis, Web Development

Published February 2, 2018 at 2:02 PM PST

Megan Otis, '18 Web Development

I was born in Southern California, but we moved up to Washington before I started kindergarten, so I feel like the Seattle area is my home. I’ve got a really big family. Most of them are in the area, in the Seattle and Portland area. I have two fur babies.