As a techie, you're typically a quiet person. Your job is to keep things running smoothly and making sure that the systems you build are reliable. It's not often that you get to stand out as a techie, so here are some ways to do just that. Talk about yourself more than your job When I was younger (and obviously), I loved hearing stories from people who had been in the field for years. Their experiences were always inspiring and informative because they had seen so much in their careers. But now? Now I find myself more interested in what my coworkers have been up to than listening about their jobs for hours on end. So how do we get them talking about themselves?
I'm a techie. We all know that, right? But what makes a techie stand out from the crowd? Well, that's not an easy question to answer. After all, there are so many different types of techies out there—and each one has their own unique way of doing things and thinking about problems. But still, I'll try my best!
First of all, be friendly!
Being a tech is a unique field. It requires you to think about and solve problems in new ways, but it's not like any other job. You're constantly seeking out new challenges and learning new skills. The best thing you can do is make sure that everyone knows who you are as a techie.
Here are five ways to stand out as a techie:
Take pride in your work Section
Be proud of what you create. You are a natural problem solver and that's the story you need to let the world know.
Don't be afraid to ask for help
Follow up with clients after projects have been completed. Ask for referral, recommendation. Don't shy out from asking for help. It not only will help you in growth but also help you to stand out.
It's no secret that techies love to talk about their careers. But if you're not a particularly interesting person, it can be hard to stand out from the crowd as an expert in your field. That's why we've rounded up five ways to make yourself
Write a blog post about something cool you've done, you can also host an event for other technologists, tell the world your favorite tech-related story (and why we should care).
Be really good at what you do
There are many ways to be a good techie, and the most important thing is to be yourself. It's not about being the smartest person in the room or knowing everything. Instead, it's about having fun while learning new things and helping others along their path toward becoming more knowledgeable too!
You're not only responsible for fixing someone else's computer problems; your job is also to teach them how to fix their own problems when they arise. So make sure you have some laughs along the way! Trust me—it makes life easier on everyone involved in the process of learning new skills or finding solutions when things get frustrating (and sometimes frustratingly frustrating). Help others learn by sharing knowledge with them Learn from other techie pros' mistakes, but don't pass judgment on what they share with you if they don't know themselves yet.
Share your best tech story with everyone and witness the magic of making connections and storytelling.