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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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Don't get stuck in the server closet. Actively seek out opportunities to be a part of the major business and strategic initiatives at your company, especially if there's a technology component. (These days, there almost always is.) These projects will practically write your resume for you down the line, according to McGarrity, especially when you can connect what your role was and the impact you had on that initiative along with any end results. You don't need to have managed the entire project to take credit. (Just be sure not to embellish.) "Make reference to the initiative at large that you had an impact on in your role," McGarrity says.

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