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What Does A Manager Do?

If you're a skilled problem solver, you're a people person, and you're deadline and detail-oriented, you may be wondering—what does a manager do? Managers today spend their time analyzing how best to ensure their department improves the top and bottom lines of a company. Managers delegate tasks and responsibilities, create reports and presentations, and collaborate with other departments to achieve goals. They must be effective communicators, coaches, and lifelong learners.

Companies from almost every industry need managers to execute their business processes and projects and these management roles are often much less technical than the positions they manage. This is great news if you're looking for a new job because managerial skills can qualify you for a wide variety of positions. Read this blog to determine whether you could apply your skills to a rewarding career as a Management Professional.

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New Horizons Alumni Scholarships

So you've completed your New Horizons training, you've submitted your feedback, and received your shiny, new certificate! Now what? Your access to support and guidance through New Horizons doesn't end here. Not only can we help you find the perfect position to match your newly-developed skills through our exclusive Job Portal, but we also provide you a $2,500 training scholarship to help you land a job you love, continue your education, and advance through the ranks at your new company. This is a perk not everyone can put on their resume and hiring managers in our business community know New Horizons grads come with not only excellent training, but a commitment to continued learning and growth, giving you a leg up in any kind of job market.

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How To Start A Career In IT

If you've been in the market for a new career lately, you've probably noticed the tech industry is booming and you may be wondering how to start a career in IT. A career in IT is a viable path for many job applicants as more and more successful tech companies are popping up all over the U.S. Tech industry roles often boast progressive offerings such as remote work, unlimited PTO, competitive pay, and exclusive perks. But how do you start a career in IT? The tech industry is incredibly vast, so it helps to have a foundational knowledge of computers and IT so you can determine what niche within the tech industry suits your unique set of interests and skills. New Horizons' Intro to IT course is a great first step for breaking into the tech industry by giving you a high-level view of what careers in this field look like. Keep reading to learn what this introductory course covers.

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What Does A Data Analyst Do?

With more and more viable, tech-driven opportunities opening up these days for those seeking employment, you may be wondering—what does a Data Analyst do? Data Analysts solve problems for companies by collecting, optimizing, understanding and presenting data. There is increasing demand for Data Analysts in pretty much every major industry—from healthcare, to finance, to engineering, to fashion, to law, to media, and more.

Examples of the types of questions Data Analysts answer include how companies should spend their marketing and advertising budget, what types of people are most vulnerable to a specific illness or condition, and what social issues are most important to a particular demographic.

As you may have gathered, there are opportunities to apply data analytics to almost any topic that interests you. Read this blog to determine whether you could apply your skills to a rewarding career as a Data Analyst.

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The Most Common IT Job Search Frustrations

Looking for a new job is rough. Whether you're out of work desperately looking for employment or slogging through the day going nowhere with your career, finding something new can be incredibly difficult. What's more, IT professionals are finding that the ever-changing job market landscape is forcing them to work harder in order to keep up. 

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