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Top 10 Career Pathways on Knowledge to Work in 2018

Top 10 Career Pathways on Knowledge to Work in 2018 KnowledgeToWork.com
Thursday, January 10, 2019
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Are you wanting to work toward a career in a new field in 2019 but not sure where to start? We’ve gathered up the top 10 career pathways saved to Knowledge to Work users’ personalized learning plans in 2018 to give you some ideas.

Top 10 Career Pathways on Knowledge to Work in 2018

10. Web Developers –  Design, create, and modify Web sites. Analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. May integrate Web sites with other computer applications. May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content.

9. AAS Information Systems Technology with Cyber Security – Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures to protect an organization's computer networks and systems. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses. Their responsibilities are continually expanding as the number of cyber attacks increases.

8. CSC in Networking SpecialistInstall, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.

7. AAS Information Systems Technology with Networking SpecialistInstall, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.

6. VCCS General Education – Associate degree programs provide a coherent, shared experience for students to develop the core general education competencies expected of all college-educated individuals. General education, as an integrated and cohesive whole, provides the educational foundation necessary to promote intellectual and personal development. Upon completion of the associate degree, Virginia Community College System graduates will have achieved competency in 1) civic engagement, 2) communication, 3) critical thinking, 4) professional readiness, 5) quantitative literacy, and 6) scientific literacy.

Collectively, these general education competencies distinguish Virginia Community College System graduates as individuals with a breadth of knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to pursue their careers, continue to develop as learners, and contribute to the well-being of their communities. The six competencies are defined in policy and are supported by a resource guide.

5. CSC in Cyber SecurityPlan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures to protect an organization's computer networks and systems. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses. Their responsibilities are continually expanding as the number of cyber attacks increases.

4. Certificate in Office Systems AssistantAdministrative support technology reinforces the day-to-day operations of other organizations. The processes employed in this sector (e.g., general management, personnel administration, clerical activities, etc.) are often integral parts of the activities of establishments found in all sectors of the economy.

3. Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and ExecutivePerform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers.

2. AAS Health Information Management – Health information is the data related to a person's medical history, including symptoms, diagnoses, procedures, and outcomes. Health information records include patient histories, lab results, x-rays, clinical information, and notes. A patient's health information can be viewed individually, to see how a patient's health has changed; it can also be viewed as a part of a larger data set to understand how a population's health has changed and how medical interventions can change health outcomes.

Health information management (HIM) is the practice of acquiring, analyzing, and protecting digital and traditional medical information vital to providing quality patient care. It is a combination of business, science, and information technology.

1. IAAP Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) ExamThe IAAP Certified Administrative Professional (CAP®) is a professional certification geared toward office and administrative professionals. It is the only recognized professional certification in the administrative field that encompasses all areas of the profession. The tasks and responsibilities of those working in administrative professions are as varied and vast as the number of firms employing them. Whether a first-level support for the manager of a community non-profit, the project lead for a city in the Midwest, or the executive assistant for the chief executive officer for a Fortune 500, administrative professionals are required to possess many skills and talents.

 

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Are you wanting to work toward a career in a new field in 2019 but not sure where to start? We’ve gathered up the top 10 career pathways saved to Knowledge to Work users’ personalized learning plans in 2018 to give you some ideas.


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