How to land the first Cognos developer Job Perth

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How to land the first Cognos developer Job Perth

Post by Aman.Bakshi » Wed Oct 22, 2014 2:36 am

Hi All,

I just wanted to know the different ways to land your first Cognos developer job. I have been working in the Chemical Engineering industry for the last year 3 years as a chemical Engineer but recently some freinds told me about this Bussiness Intelligence field and it really interst me, so I ended up doing the cognos course and certification. But I think, the job market is such the companies arent ready to invest in freshers.

Does anyone know any companies in Australia who might be looking for freshers or junior roles. Any suggestions will be appreciated!


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Re: How to land the first Cognos developer Job Perth

Post by jim wood » Wed Oct 22, 2014 12:39 pm

This is an interesting one. Normally the best way to start down this career path is to be a user first. Most of the people that I know that migrate in to this field do it over a time that fits them as they learn to develop more and gain valuable experience. What you might want to do is find a chemical engineering company that is using BI. That way the expereince you have and the new skills you've developed match. I would especially look an analyst type role where you'll be developing reports. This way you'll be gaining that all important experience but also it looks like a great transition on your CV,

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