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Career Questions & Answers #2

 

 

Answer #2:

I wanted a career that gave me the opportunity to use my strengths while offering good job prospects and the ability to work on important projects.

 

- Karen Lopez, I.S.P.
CIPS Director and Spokesperson

Many years ago, I was originally attracted because my traditional medical support career, while important, had a very low salary and did not offer an attractive long term career path. The IT opportunity had a much better potential for better pay, longer term career prospects and intellectual challenges. I stayed in IT for the same reasons, but also because I met many interesting people, got to tr