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Kevin Casey
Kevin Casey

10 More Ways IT Pros Can Gain Business Credibility

If you're an IT professional with ambitions, show that you know how to make an impact on the business. Here's how.
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Live in fear of public speaking? Cringe at the thought of deciphering a balance sheet? It might be time to start augmenting your technical expertise with nontechnical skills that make you a more valuable employee now and later.

"While ensuring that you highlight your specific technical expertise, it's important to show you can function in a higher-level role, such as management," McGarrity advises. "[For example, don't pass on an opportunity to prove] that you are capable of project management and seeing an initiative through."

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