In a world that is reorganizing itself, many changes have become visible: the home office, the masks for going out on the street, the distance and the queues. Yes, that's right: queues! Nowadays, waiting has also become the new norm and processes that we used to do simultaneously with other people, like buying at the supermarket, requiring queues and waiting.
But these queues are not the only ones we are facing, many workers are also finding “digital queues”. Working from their homes, they have to deal with long lines of data, which causes delays and low performance in time-sensitive applications, such as videoconferencing.
Computer networking professionals manage day-to-day support and maintain software and hardware. Monitor the system for potential disturbances, analyzes problems and develops plans for possible solutions.
The computer-networking specialist also oversees the security system for the network. Cybersecurity is a growing problem, and networking specialists are continually being challenged to find new ways to thwart potential information thieves.
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Problem-solving is by far the most essential trait for computer networking professionals; therefore, quick thought process and creativity is vital. The job also requires the ability to work well under stress. Respond swiftly and to find a solution, which may mean working late at night or on weekends. Also, many routine upgrades and maintenance checks on the network must be done outside of regular office hours while computers are not in use.