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<br /> 2017<br /> Edition 20<br /> IT &<br /> Technology<br /> targetjobsit.co.uk<br /> Proud supporters of<br /> Incorporating<br /> Sponsored by<br /> Choose a career in IT<br /> Choose innovation<br /> Choose to experience the commitment<br /> Choose to work for the world's 5th largest independent IT and<br /> business services provider<br /> IT's your future – 65,000 great minds already chose to join us,<br /> why not join them?<br /> We have business and technical graduate and placement<br /> opportunities including testing, developing and business<br /> analysis. These roles could be within any of our commercial or<br /> public sector industries and based in any of our UK locations.<br /> @CGI_UK_Students l ukstudents@cgi.com l www.cgi-group.co.uk/careers<br /> WELCOME<br /> 1<br /> 2017<br /> Edition<br /> From the editor<br /> HOW TO GET STARTED<br /> Welcome to the 20th edition of TARGETjobs IT & Technology.<br /> We're here to help you <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=1"> 2017 Edition 20 IT & Technology targetjobsit.co.u</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=2"> Choose a career in IT Choose innovation Choose to</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=3"> WELCOME 1 2017 Edition From the editor HOW TO </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=4"> 2 Students' preferred IT employers Over 52,000 </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=5"> CONTENTS 3 Introducing IT & technology 5 </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=6"> 4 Introducing IT Introducing IT & technolog</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=7"> INTRODUCING IT & TECHNOLOGY Finding your pl</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=8"> 6 weekend. Likewise, graduates in IT services may</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=9"> INTRODUCING IT & TECHNOLOGY IT sector salar</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=10"> 8 INTRODUCING IT & TECHNOLOGY The six steps o</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=11"> 9 Key management skills for project work</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=12"> 10 INTRODUCING IT & TECHNOLOGY An interview </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=13"> offered a theory-focused course, which made it a </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=14"> 12 INTRODUCING IT & TECHNOLOGY Your career acti</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=15"> Winter · Apply for any remaining internships o</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=16"> Hubs of activity: all the answers to getting hire</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=17"> `What they say' comes straight from employers The</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=18"> 16 Internships In this section 17 Findin</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=19"> INTERNSHIPS Finding a formal placement or int</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=20"> 18 INTERNSHIPS What to do if you don't find a</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=21"> some aspect of their small business, helping a un</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=22"> 20 INTERNSHIPS Network your way into an IT j</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=23"> application processes involve. Also find out what</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=24"> </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=25"> 23 Applications & interviews In this section </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=26"> 24 APPLICATIONS & INTERVIEWS Crafting convincin</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=27"> APPLICATIONS & INTERVIEWS Technical CVs to show</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=28"> 26 APPLICATIONS & INTERVIEWS Example one-page I</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=29"> APPLICATIONS & INTERVIEWS Example one-page tech</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=30"> 28 APPLICATIONS & INTERVIEWS Online applicat</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=31"> 5 `Relate your Make yo</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=32"> Remarkable people doing work that matters </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=33"> APPLICATIONS & INTERVIEWS Technical interviews:</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=34"> 32 APPLICATIONS & INTERVIEWS Interview do's a</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=35"> 33 Search: TARGETjobs IT Don't… ... be passive </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=36"> 34 APPLICATIONS & INTERVIEWS How to impress at </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=37"> measurement of whether or not you possess certain</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=38"> 36 Search: obs IT TARGETj APPLICATIONS & INTER</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=39"> CHALLENGE Enter the competition for the chance</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=40"> 38 Classic Classic interview interview questi</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=41"> 39 CLASSIC INTERVIEW QUEST</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=42"> 40 CLASSIC INTERVIEW QUESTIONS `Why do you wan</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=43"> W hy do you want to </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=44"> 42 CLASSIC INTERVIEW QUESTIONS An IT gr</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=45"> ascertain if the student or graduate will be a go</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=46"> 44 CLASSIC INTERVIEW QUESTIONS Must-have pro</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=47"> `We have interviewed students who have taught the</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=48"> 46 CLASSIC INTERVIEW QUESTIONS The soft skil</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=49"> Demonstrate your problem-solving skills by: · dis</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=50"> 48 Further study study In this section 49 </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=51"> 49 FURTHER STUDY Higher degrees in computer sc</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=52"> 50 Funding providers · targetpostgrad.com is the</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=53"> FURTHER STUDY IT with any degree Graduates wit</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=54"> 52 FURTHER STUDY Will my A level grades affe</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=55"> performance. We encourage candidates to m</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=56"> 54 FURTHER STUDY IT conversion courses Conve</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=57"> your degree classification meets the minimum requ</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=58"> Supporting advancement Providing opportunities </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=59"> 57 Roles and sectors In this section 58 A</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=60"> 58 ROLES & SECTORS An interview with Miria</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=61"> that, perhaps surprisingly, the reputational hit </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=62"> 60 ROLES & SECTORS Job titles explained The</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=63"> Network engineer 0 </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=64"> fdmgroup.com</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=65"> ROLES & SECTORS Cyber security Protect comp</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=66"> 64 ROLES & SECTORS Defence Choose this if..</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=67"> ROLES & SECTORS Financial services Using te</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=68"> 66 ROLES & SECTORS Game development (online)</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=69"> ROLES & SECTORS IT services Provide clients</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=70"> 68 ROLES & SECTORS Technology consulting Co</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=71"> ROLES & SECTORS Telecoms In this constantly</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=72"> 70 ROLES & SECTORS Business activities in </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=73"> Networks The vast enterprise networks of multina</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=74"> IT`snot just for the boys! Event programme 201</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=75"> 73 A–Z of employers A–Z of employers American E</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=76"> Strengthening applications Delivere</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=77"> American Express American Express is a global</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=78"> 76 Remarkable people doing work that matters Join</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=79"> Baillie Gifford Exploring the new. You're kee</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=80"> 78 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Bank of Amer</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=81"> BNP Paribas When our people come together, th</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=82"> 80 You may not have heard of CGI, but you've prob</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=83"> The trainee Emma Wilkinson Employer CGI Univer</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=84"> 82 CHP Consulting helps asset finance companies i</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=85"> Power Ahead in Your Career Dialog Semiconductor p</a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=86"> Supporting advancement Providing opportunities </a> <a title="TARGETjobs IT &amp; Technology 2017 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8035e33d?page=87"> Financial Data. Made Smarter. 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