skills and characteristics to work in the it industry.

industry specific:

the technical knowledge that you might need in a IT job are knowledge of software programs and hardware , coding, scripting.

the working procedures that you would follow in an IT job are making sure you keep your password a secret and do not give it out to others and change your password often. make sure you make copies of your work on to an external storage device.

the health and safety issues that you might come across in a IT job are the desks could be to high, to low, to long, to short. the chair could be at the wrong height to support your back. wires can cause tripping hazards. keep your computer free of clutter e.g. dust, paper etc.

General:

The interpersonal skills that you would need in an IT job are to be able to follow instructions, be a good communicator, work as part of a team and attended any meetings that you need to.

The planning skills that you would need to have a job in the IT industry are to be organised, to be able to work to deadlines, break down large tasks into smaller tasks.

The numerical skills that you would need to have to work in the IT industry are to be able to have basic maths skills such as working out percentages, be able to work with formulas.

The creative skills that you would need to work in the IT industry are to be able to brainstorm new ideas, be able to solve any problems or issues.

The Attitudes that are preferred in an IT job are that you are able to work independently, be able lead a team, be confident with the task you are given and that you are reliable

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