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Get uncomfortable to get ahead

Get uncomfortable to get ahead
If IT professionals want to get ahead they need to get out of their comfort zone.

Larry Bonfante, the chief information officer of the US Tennis Association said that if IT professionals want to develop their career they need to branch out and acquire skills that do not come naturally, reported.

'Put yourself in opportunities where you are forced to learn something. There's no way you can grow without being uncomfortable,' he explained.

He suggested that having a lack of people skills can be a reason for turning to a career in IT in the first place, however, to climb the career ladder those issues need to be addressed.

Developing leadership skills is also crucial for people seeking to land a management position. added that it is essential IT staff have the ability to learn quickly as their work landscape is constantly developing and career progression relies on the capability to adapt.ADNFCR-2787-ID-800473650-ADNFCR

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