The world of business offers vast opportunities. You can find your niche in a wide variety of places: retailing, banking, manufacturing, construction, hospitality and more. And information technology, or IT, plays a key role in most businesses, from databases to video conferencing and security systems. As businesses of all kinds grow, more people are needed to keep offices running smoothly and digital operations connected and secure. What’s it like in the world of Business Operations and Information Technology? Find out in these two videos.
Interested? As you can see, business and IT careers offer competitive salaries, great benefits, and plenty of opportunities to advance. A career in business might be for you if you like making a sale, managing money, and interacting with people. An IT career might be the perfect fit If you like logical problem solving and managing digital information.
Wondering if you have what it takes? Business and IT positions are available at every level, whether you’re starting your career, transitioning from military service or another field, or just looking for a new challenge. In the next five years, Kentucky businesses anticipate they will have more than 56,000 job openings in sales, financial management, and general operations, and more than 5,600 job openings for information technology specialists. Many companies offer on-the-job training and apprenticeships. Check out the career pathways and projected job demand.
Ready to start your job search? Kentucky’s Career Centers can assess your job skills and direct you to opportunities as well as helpful training options. They also have services tailored specifically for veterans and those with disabilities. Find your local Career Center here. Learn more about Career Centers.