This Week: Turning Your Hobbies into a Career
If you want to be successful in IT, you need to be passionate about what you're doing. The same goes for learning IT as well. One of the best ways to develop a passion and maintain it is to keep things fun.
So, if you can turn hobbies you enjoy into a career, why don't you? It would likely mean you'll enjoy what you're doing and be passionate about it longer. This week on the blog, we explored how to turn hobbies into careers.
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You'd be surprised how many every day or simple tasks can actually help you build an IT foundation. Not convinced? Let's explore eight projects that you can do on your own at home that will teach you how to perform basic IT tasks.
Getting hands-on experience can be a challenge, especially for those just starting out in IT. The good news is that you may be able to get hands-on through the unlikeliest way: through your hobbies.