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Business Perspective is Very Important for a Successful IT Consulting Career

Inability to get desired projects or to move up the ranks leaves many IT consultants frustrated. In spite of the demand for consultants in the industry, the personal experiences of these professionals indicate the opposite. Even today the requirements of a successful IT career remain elusive to a majority of professionals. The secret to IT career development lies in gaining business perspective.

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SCJP 6.0 – Instructor Led Online Class

TechFetch is partnering with Whizlabs, a leading provider of Java certification study offerings to provide training courses for Java Certification exams. Whizlabs brings vast experience to this instructor-led online training program to make it a lively learning event; several practice questions included. We are happy to invite you for free introduction webinar class on April 13, 2013. It will be nice opportunity to gain the current market insights and the latest trends in the industry to keep abreast of your knowledge.

Webinar Details:

Date: April 13, 2013 (Saturday)

Time: 09:30 AM – 10:30 AM EDT

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Course Details:

Date: April 20, 21, 27, 28 2013

Time: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST

Course Features

  • 99% Success Rate
  • Course completion in 4 days
  • Most economical & effective – compared to Classroom Training
  • Weekend Classes – to fit your schedules
  • Recorded Sessions and revision notes to refer back
  • Continued access to the trainer, even after course duration, to clear doubts
  • Exam Simulator with 7 Full length mock exams
  • 100% Money Back on First Day if you do not like the training

Course Fee $ 424.95

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Even if you don’t register for the course, please attend the Free Webinar to gain the current market insights and the latest trends.

How to Convince Potential Clients to Give You New Projects

Finding the right clients is only half the job done, you also need to convince them to entrust you with new projects. Intense competition among consultants has made this task very difficult. Once you have a list of ideal clients in hand, you need to draw their attention and ensure that they get in touch with you.

Contacting Potential Clients

There are a number of ways of getting your message through to the clients and attracting their attention. The most popular ones include email and telephone. While sending emails it is important to take care not to create spam. Rather than sending messages in bulk, customizing them based on individual client requirements is recommended for maximum impact. Ensure that the subject line is concise, crisp and to the point. The entire piece should be well thought out and should strongly motivate potential clients to get in touch with you.

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How to Get Your Career on the Expressway

Every IT consultants should always think hard about the direction that their career is headed in, and how they can continue to grow in this profession. You can deal with this in two ways. You can either continue complaining and let your careers progress with no real direction or plan a new course for it, and make sure you achieve the goals you set out for yourself when you chose this profession.

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Dealing with Client or Project Stakeholders’ Criticism

Life as an IT consultant can be tough considering the expectations that you have to fulfill. Not only that, the slightest of errors can lead to the harshest of criticism from the client. So it is very important to learn to take this criticism in the right manner. Dealing with such remarks correctly will teach you a lot and will make you a better professional. Here are a few things you should keep in mind when your work is being criticized.

• Changing your attitude towards criticism is very important. A lot of people take it in a very negative manner. They feel as though their ideas are being attacked. However, criticism should always be taken in a positive way.

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Useful Freeware for IT Consultants

Buying specialized industry-standard software packages is no doubt an expensive proposition. Instead, it is a smarter idea to opt for freeware that delivers the desired functionality for your requirements. In fact, freeware is the choice of many IT consultants, who work on diverse projects requiring different software tools.

Tips on choosing freeware

When you decide to go for freeware, keep a few points in mind. Check if the freeware comes with one or more features that have been disabled. If so, check what these are and whether or not they will impair functionality or cause unwanted hassles. The freeware you choose should have no trouble exporting to XML, PDF and CSV for smooth functioning and use. Also verify if the software has been updated at least in the last seven to eight months; ongoing updates are indicative of a good ecosystem back-up for the freeware.

Some freeware you can consider

 

PDF-XChange Viewer:

Packed with features, the PDF-XChange Viewer allows the creation of visible type in a PDF. This makes it very easy, quick and convenient to fill business docs. Investing in PDF creation tools that offer the same functionality can cost you quite a bit.

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