7 tips you need to know for making the right career decisions for your next job in Tech

Amir Kamali
12 min readOct 9, 2022

I started my software development journey in 2004 (about 20 years ago). At that point in time the only options were either studying computer networking and becoming an expert in networks or pursuing software development and develop desktop or web applications. The options were relatively limited, it was also hard to make a decision. Everyone had a different opinion about what is good, what has a future, etc. in this space. I knew I had to make a decision after the graduating but I didn’t know what was the best option for me.

In this article I will share my experience and view about getting into the tech industry and climbing the ladder into higher positions. This article suits students and new graduates who are seeking their first job as well as people who wants to take their current job to the next level.

image from: dice.com

Why should I work in tech ?

The short answer is you don’t have to but working in tech brings you a lot of perks to your lifestyle. After the pandemic, many tech jobs now allow you to work remotely. The tech industry is also considered one of the highest paying sectors. It is growing very fast and lot of job opportunities are coming to the market everyday, everywhere across the world. You don’t need a degree or certificate for…

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Amir Kamali

ex. Director of Mobile & OTT at AMC Networks, ex. Engineering Manager at Tile / Life360