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How to Land a Job in Cloud Computing

These 9 tips can help you transition from a traditional IT role to a lucrative position in cloud computing.
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2. Experiment with Cloud Services

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One of the biggest benefits of the public cloud is that cloud services are extremely inexpensive. In fact, all the major public cloud services offer a free tier. That means that you can practice using these services from home in your spare time without spending any money. There really is no substitute for hands-on experience, so even if you don't use the cloud in your current position, you can try the services out on your own time. This approach also demonstrates the kind of initiative that employers often find desirable, and it has the added benefit of letting you see what a cloud job might be like before you accept a position.

Cynthia Harvey is a freelance writer and editor based in the Detroit area. She has been covering the technology industry for more than fifteen years. View Full Bio

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