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Is Technology a Good Career Path in 2022 and Beyond?

We spend most of our life performing our duties in any one of the jobs and it decides the degree of happiness that we live. So, this becomes very important to discuss the career path that you want to begin and continue throughout your life.

There are certain questions like what a good career path looks like, and how you climb on the path to success. How do you measure a good career path? Can we term it in money, satisfaction, position, influence, etc.?

There are many questions like that which have no absolute answers and vary from person to person. However, it is important to choose a good career because a huge part of your life depends on the choices you make.

What can be a Good Career?

Many options are scattered around us about a good career choice. You can go for teaching, finance, technology, retail, insurance, etc. What you would choose, ultimately depends on your actual goal.

If you have a long-term goal for your career, it will be very easy to choose a good career path. Initially, when somebody starts his/her career, there should not be money as the primary motivating factor, the focus should be on learning and when you have a strong foundation based on knowledge, you will be better equipped to fight obstacles.


Building a Career

When you begin your journey of building your career, there must be certain things in your mind before choosing your first job or starting a business.

One thing that I can suggest to you based on my experience is, “Never lose your diamonds, in search of Gold.” Oftentimes, I have seen people compromising their real dream just for a short-term lucrative job.

You must have a long-term plan of what you want to become and after that start collecting information and finally execute it with your full force. Three determinants decide your career.


Everything begins with a dream. If you have no dream, you will be working for someone else’s dream. Your story begins with your dream.

The dream is the only difference between animals and humans. Animals can’t dream but humans do. Based on a dream, one can build huge empires.


So, you need to have a dream first and then move along with it.


Only the dream will not do everything, there has to be a driving force to fulfill your dream. What is that one thing that forces you to leave your comfort zone and go get the work done? Otherwise, your dream will become a daydream which will never be fulfilled.


You must have a clear picture of your destination in your mind. It will enlighten your path where you will find happiness. If you don’t have a destination, then you will keep enjoying your dream but will not be able to bring out any concrete achievement.

Career Options in Technology

Technology has changed the world drastically and throughout, and finding a path in technology is full of excitement because it keeps on updating you every day.

If you are a person who likes following trends and keeps on updating yourself every day then the field of Technology is for you.


Let’s talk about certain career paths that the field of technology offers you::

Career Path in Technology

Data Scientist

The career of a data scientist has suddenly emerged before all of us as an amazing career path and it has been ranked by the Harvard Business Review as one of the sexiest jobs of the 21st century.

This job is so promising in terms of money because it offers more than $250,000 per annum which is financially satisfying but this salary range is available for those who had done a PhD or masters in Data Science.

Software Developer

Web Developers are coders who are in the front end of any software designing firm. They use certain languages for designing project software.

  • Java Script
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JQuery

Some of the most famous software front-end professionals are listed below:

  • Front-end developer
  • Front-end designer
  • Web Designer
  • UI/UX Designer

There are certain codes that back-end developers use in their day to day use:

  • Python
  • PHP
  • Java
  • Ruby
  • Golang
  • C#
  • .Net

Information Security

As there is a trend in handling data, there will be more security threats to this valuable data and for that, we need cyber security experts. No company can afford to lose data from their end because a breach of data is a serious crime from a company’s end and can have serious implications in any state law. So, with the increase in data science, there will be a need for cyber security experts.

Information Technology

Certain system managers are required to handle the information available on the system. These system managers are generally known as CIOs or CTO and they take care of the company’s technology needs.


Computer Research Science

Although getting into this career option is not so easy as there are requirements of only PhD holders in this field, if somebody cracks the entrance test and clears the process of interview, then it turns out to be a very promising career.

A computer research scientist is responsible for working on algorithms so that they can make the systems run faster and give better results. It is related to machine learning.

Apart from the above-discussed jobs, there are jobs for sales engineers, systems analysts, network administrators, etc.

Most Famous Technologies on the Web

There are many famous technologies that people use around the world. We are giving a list of the latest technologies on which the maximum websites have been built.

Here we look at the technologies that are popular among digital businesses.


Apache                                 59,305,025

Google Adsense               39,321,436

PHP                                        37,937,791

Google Analytics              34,621,248

WordPress                          30,999,031


Amazon                               20,182,120

Google Apps                      13,241,221

ASP.NET                               11,439,967

Cart Functionality             6.761,063

New Relic                            5,734,513


Shopify                 4,961,820

WooCommerce                4,821,266

Where to Find Jobs?

When you step out to search for companies where you can look for a long-term career, you need to see if the company is in the modern age and has long years of experience.

It is important to see these qualities because if the company has long experience, it means that it has seen the good and bad times in the industry.

When I keep these two parameters in mind, I find the companies that I am going to list:

  • Cisco
  • Google
  • Salesforce
  • Hubspot
  • Nvidia
  • Microsoft
  • SAP
  • Adobe
  • LinkedIn

Qualities you need to keep in mind while searching for the job:

  • Employee Care
  • Experience
  • Package and benefits
  • Openwork culture that promotes equal opportunity
  • Transparent Management
  • Open Door Policy

What to do to Start My Career in Technology?

By now, we have figured out if technology is a good career option. Now, we will find out what you should do to begin your career in technology.

Skills Yourself

Before you think about entering the field of technology, you need to add skills to your portfolio. Learn a programming language or any other coding, and know about the servers. Find the one which is in demand.

Get Certified

You can’t move into any IT company just with some knowledge. Big companies like Google and Adobe do not let you in without any industry certification. So, you need to get yourself certified as per the industry.

Get Your Hands on Programming

You need to learn to program or at least have a good hand in programming as early as possible because there is a lot to learn. The earlier you start, the better it is.

Once you have good knowledge of coding, you must practice it to improve your creativity.

Apply for Jobs

When you are good at all these things, start applying for jobs. Sometimes you need to apply for jobs just to see where you stand as per the industry standards.


There are many job portals from where you can apply for jobs.

Final Thoughts

So, this is an article to let you know how the field of technology is and how you can get into that. This field is high paying and offers you a good package in any big IT company.

You need to skill yourself to be able to get into these companies and do not forget to get yourself certified to stand out from the ordinary crowd.

I hope this article will touch the programmer in you and will motivate you to pursue your IT career.

Good Luck..!!


Hi, I am Sadhana and thank you for stopping by to know me. I am a work-at-home mom of One Cute Baby and a firm believer in making 'working from home' success for everyone.

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