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Jumpstart Your Career in Data Centers: Featuring Careers for Women, Trades, and Vets in Tech and Data Centers

by Carrie Goetz


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Here is your golden opportunity! The mission critical industry—also known as the data center industry—is in desperate need of people with critical skills. Discover the possibilities available in this industry, including the jobs available and how everything ties together.

This first-of-its-kind, peer-reviewed book bridges the gap between IT and facilities. It takes a holistic approach to explaining mission-critical data centers, from site selection to the cloud and all things between.

Whether your site is hyperscale, colo, cloud, or an on-premises data center, this book covers everything you need to know to find these highly sought-after and lucrative careers.

We showcase about 200 jobs for technical and non-technical seekers, skilled trades, and degreed professions.

Here is what you need to know about topics such as power, sustainability, cooling, site selection, physical security, construction, design considerations, networking, servers, storage, cybersecurity, whitespace management, types of data centers, operations, and the myriad of ways to earn a great living with opportunities for growth.

New to the industry or thinking about joining?

This book will give you the basics to get jumpstarted with a good overall understanding of the pieces, parts, and smarts and how they work together to keep our digital infrastructure working.

The data center industry is actively hiring at all skill levels. There are jobs for almost everyone, regardless of your degree.

This book answers the who, what, where, when, why, and how of data centers in an easily digestible format, explaining:
  • Who has opportunities in this industry (way more than you think)
  • What is a data center, and how does the ecosystem work
  • Where do we find out about scholarships, trade support, veterans' resources, and women's resources
  • When in my career can I start (hint: jobs for non-degreed and degreed professions)
  • Why is this industry important, and why should you consider joining the ranks
  • How do I jumpstart my knowledge and see not if but WHERE I fit in at my desired career level
Learn ways to engage and be supported in the industry after you buy the book. (As a bonus, this book also provides a reference for educators.) #Give1Teach1Fund1 A portion of the proceeds funds industry charity efforts, this first year, we are happy to announce that we are working with @NomadFuturistFoundation.

Reasons to pursue a career in the mission critical industry are:
  • Potential starting salary of over $100,000
  • Your college debt paid
  • Jobs available everywhere, with or without degrees
Also included are these additional sections to help you invest in your journey:
  • Scholarships
  • Certifications
  • Trades
  • Women's resources
  • Veteran resources
  • Ongoing networking
  • Over two years of podcasts from people in the industry
Buy this book today and jumpstart your career in data centers!
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