Ability to Innovate, Passion for Problem-solving
When it comes to recognizing and promoting their ability to innovate, IT workers often sell themselves short, says Amar Panchal, CEO of Akraya, an IT staffing firm in Sunnyvale, Calif.
“Writing code is creative. You can write code in five different ways. You can use the same language in five different ways to write a poem, but only when you use the words in the right way does the poem sound good. Writing a code in an optimum way is just like writing a good poem,” he says.
Consider how you approached an assignment and whether your contribution made a difference. Have you written code that improved an application’s performance or a business user’s ability to do a task? If you have, “that shows creativity — that you see there’s a better way to do something,” Panchal says. For more details click here.