A technology consultant aims to help businesses integrate technology into the workplace. Demonstrating how businesses can use information systems more effectively and showing how it can aid better profit are just two of the ways technology consultants help to improve the relationship between business and technology. A career in technology consulting requires extensive knowledge on technological trends and an awareness of how businesses operate on a daily basis.
This job position normally requires a degree and the salary can reach six figures. Duties are carried out in a field position, so the use of a car is highly recommended. As technology is continuously advancing, job roles in this area are expanding with more growth in this career than many other occupations. Progression in this field may lead to a management position, establishing your own business or working within another field.
The main responsibilities of a technology consultant includes meeting clients to discuss their technological requirements, devising a strategy for the client, liaising with the clients IT staff to ensure they are fully trained, providing training for other team members, conducting presentations, making suggestions for improvements, creating a report of procedures implemented for the client and any other related duties.
-Extensive knowledge of information technology
-A good understanding of how businesses use technology within the workplace
-Excellent communication skills
-Good time management skills
-The ability to work independently
-Determination to succeed