IT & Technology

IT & Technology Sector Advice

Sector Essentials

With the growing prevalence of AI transforming the way industries operate, there’s no better time than now to learn more about it. But where do you start?
Job security in the IT and technology industry has become a topic of concern in recent years, especially with tech advancing at a rapid pace. With this in mind, Kong Yu Ning, co-founder of Heicoders Academy gives a few tips on how you can future-proof your career if you want to join the IT and tech industry.
According to Neo Kai Yuan, you don’t necessarily need a background in Computer Science if you want to enter the coding and software engineering sectors – you just need the passion and grit to pick up new skills and push through challenges.
As the rate of digitalisation speeds up, so does foodpanda when it comes to keeping up with customer demands. With this in mind, what should graduates prepare for if they wish to pursue a career in tech?
What skills are needed in emerging technologies? How can you build them?
Because many businesses embrace some sort of digitalisation at work, you need to at least be comfortable with technology at the office, even if you’re not in the IT industry.
The advancements in FinTech have triggered countless job opportunities in the field, but narrowing it down to which area interests and suits you will require more thoughts and researches.
Through the Microsoft Academy for College Hires (MACH) programme, graduates empower others through technology, embracing growth and learning.
Find out the top trends in the technology sector today and evaluate if your specialisation is one of the most sought-after by employers!
Alan reveals the qualities Cognizant looks for in potential candidates and what it takes to delve into the world of technology.
While big-name companies can offer prestige to your resume, smaller companies can offer you experience and skills you may not gain anywhere else. You just have to find the company that suits you and your needs.
The IT and technology sector is one of the biggest and most diverse in the world. Although the good news is that there’s always something for everyone, the bad news is that it can be difficult to figure out which area you should zero in on.
A high salary isn’t the only benefit you get when in this sector – you can look forward to a dynamic working life, too!
Did you know that network engineers are also known as network designers? Don’t worry if you didn’t – we’ve described and defined ten typical job titles for you!
Here are some useful tips on how you can break into the IT and technology industry and land your dream job!
Jaslyn advices on the attributes FDM Group looks for when selecting potential candidates.

Employer Insights

Software development is a vast field and one that is creative, demanding and extremely rewarding. A career as a Software Developer gives you the opportunity to learn about the business as well as technology. Here are just a few reasons from some of our talented FDM Software Development consultants on why you should become a Software Engineer.
When it comes to launching a career in technology, there are many paths to choose from. One of the most exciting is Technology Consulting. Also known as an IT or Computer Consultant, or IT Advisory, you may have already heard about this role before, but what does it actually mean? What does a Technology Consultant do exactly? Here’s everything you need to know about following a Technology Consultant career path.
As the job market becomes increasingly competitive and work styles give way to more agile working practices, many companies now conduct phone interviews as part of their recruitment process. We’re here to shed some light on what candidates can expect during an FDM graduate programme telephone interview with one of our recruiters.
Organisations use strengths-based interviews to find out what candidates love to do and do well. Find out how you can ace one with FDM Group.
What does FDM’s recruitment process involve? Here’s a handy guide with tips to help you get one step closer to your dream job!

Planning Your Job Search

Jenny shares her tips on helping students find the right career path.

Life on the Job

Tech experts Yong Kai Chin and Jason Chen Jiasheng from Sense Infosys share details of their life on the job and the skills needed to succeed in Data Science, a career field that has become the talk of the town.

Sector Areas of Work

Focus points include building strong and reputable online and web presences for businesses.
Introduce IT solutions and strategies designed to help clients navigate business obstacles.
Help businesses safeguard their IT systems and maintain regulatory compliance with local regulations.
Provide clients with invaluable professional technology support and services to help them achieve their business goals.
Benefit from exposure to a variety of business-focused technologies.
Improve and reinvent global communications systems to better serve users.
Upgrade existing systems or build new ones to accommodate clients’ needs.
Work with people from a variety of disciplines who share the same passion.
Enhance the efficiency of financial services in banks and insurance firms with technological innovations.
Software developers are crucial to the development of IT infrastructure in the finance industry.
It’s crucial in helping retailers serve their customers better.
Use IT and technology to help companies create a smoother supply chain.
Many IT and computing graduates find their calling in the banking world.
A global increase in the number of cyberattacks has led to a growing demand for specialists.