CareerMash Types Comparison

Every CareerMash job fits into one type yet some will fit into more than one category. Some people design and build mobile apps to mashup “innovator” and “builder” career types. Others manage teams and also do technical work, mashing up “leader” with one of the other categories. And so on!

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Problem Solver

DescriptionMashup business and tech. They use tech to lead projects and organizations to success. Leaders work with people and make change happen.Mashup several types of technical skills and knowledge to operate at the cutting edge of the new. Innovators love to learn, analyze and create.Turn great tech ideas into reality. Builders take big, sometimes complicated ideas and create the applications that bring them to life.Set up, maintain and resolve tech challenges. On the phone, in the field, or in a repair shop, problem solvers are the fixers of IT.
Personal qualities
  • Organized
  • Determined
  • Persuasive
  • Audacious
  • Resourceful
  • Risk taker
  • Communicator
  • Creative
  • Inspired
  • Leading edge
  • Imaginative
  • Resourceful
  • Ingenious
  • Curious
  • Logical
  • Organized
  • Effective
  • Conscientious
  • Analytical
  • Cooperative
  • Effective
  • Curious
  • Rigorous
  • Observant
  • Perceptive
  • Patient
Job examples
(and there are lots more!)
CareerMash IT with…Business
Industry knowledge
Another technical field of your choiceProject management
Digital media
Industry technology
What to learnIT + business, e.g. Business Technology Management (BTM), MBASpecialized computer, engineering PLUS can add a non-IT tech fieldComputer science
Web / digital media
Database, networking
Computer technician
Specialized technician
Where to learnUniversity / polytechnicUniversity / polytechnicUniversity / college / polytechnicCollege / employer / private training
 CelebritySteve Jobs, former CEO of AppleJames Cameron, Director of AvatarMark Zuckerberg, Founder of Facebook 
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