New member here - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Techist Forum Information > New Member Introductions
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-09-2012, 07:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: USA
Posts: 1
Default New member here

Hi, My name is Keith. Im from Chicago. I just retired from the army. I enlisted young and retired young. Im seeking a new career path in "IT". I have no experience but it has always been an interest of mine. Im not sure where to start of if its the right thing for me. I think I can handle the college requirements of earning a degree but Im concerned about the experience aspects of the field at the age of 38. Every employer seem to be hiring folks with experience. Im not sure if the introduction is the appropriate thread but I badly need some advice Thanks in advance.

lionofjudah4444 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2012, 08:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
iFargle's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: N/A
Posts: 4,078
Default Re: New member here

Welcome to the forums

7700k 32GB RAM 512GB 960 Pro GTX 1080 NCase M1
15" Retina MBP || 64GB Nexus 6P || 64GB iPad Air 2 iFargle #1561 || Steam/Origin: iFargle
iFargle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2012, 01:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
MillField's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Ireland
Posts: 608
Default Re: New member here

Welcome to the forums Keith. It's never too late to begin your studies. I know several people in my class alone that are much older than you (I'm studying Computer Science). If you put in the effort you will get through grand. Employers are looking for enthusiasm for the job not just people with experience.

Good luck!

Apple MacBook Pro || 750GB || 8GB RAM || 2.9 GHz i7
Apple iPhone 8 || 64GB || Black
Apple iPad Air 2 || 64GB || Black
Sony Playstation 3 || 60GB || 2007 Model
Microsoft Xbox 360 || 20GB || 2009 Model
Sony PSP || 8GB || 2005 Model
MillField is offline   Reply With Quote

« HI! | Hi Everyone. »
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:23 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.