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Eight Tips for IT Career Longevity

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    Find a Mentor

    Don't go it alone. It's critical to your development that you find a mentor to help guide you in your professional development. That mentor will also serve as an important advocate on your behalf to company leadership.

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Eight Tips for IT Career Longevity

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    Find a Mentor

    Don't go it alone. It's critical to your development that you find a mentor to help guide you in your professional development. That mentor will also serve as an important advocate on your behalf to company leadership.

As with all things worthwhile, pursuing a career that is meaningful and fulfilling requires a significant investment in preparation and learning. Most of us have a signifier of success that we want to reach. Once we reach the point where we feel we are finally “there,” though, how do we decide where to put our focus? How can we keep our careers on track for the long haul?

Without a doubt, today's employers are looking for talent that is adaptable, willing to learn, team-oriented and innovative. In this slideshow, Eric Reed, CTO, and Patrick McGuinness, CIO, Global Risk and Compliance, both with GE Capital, share their top eight tips for developing a long and prosperous career in IT.