What are good personal attributes and qualities to be a good candidate for the computer science field?
I'm considering going into computer science in my future, so I would love to know what qualities would be good to have to be able to make a good candidate for computer science.
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Do you like mathematics? Which topics do you enjoy the most in mathematics? Geometry, statistics, algebra, probability are some of the topics which can be really helpful in your computer science career.
The most important skill to possess, is general problem solving. Do you like solving puzzles, logical reasoning, giving step by step instructions in great detail to be followed if someone needs to finish a given task ?
Can you keep tinkering with an electronic item/ toy/ plumbing issue etc. till you fix it? I am not saying you need to have interest in electronics/ plumbing etc. its about the attitude of not giving up till you find out the relevant details required to solve any given task at hand.
Are you creative? Do you like to draw, paint, make crafts, origami, miniature models ? There is a lot of demand for creative people who can make easily usable and beautiful user interfaces. Creatively inclined individuals are also in high demand in the animation industry.
If you are good with people and people management, and have inclination towards technology in general. You can also look for a management career in technology. Most companies prefer managers from technical background, a combination of Management and Technical interests can open up some really lucrative career options for you.
1. Interest in solving problems/puzzles and logical thinking of problems.
2. Ability to grasp Mathematics concepts and relate them to computer science problems.
3. Ability Self learn
Everything else can be acquired over a period of time.
If you are interested in solving puzzles or you are always curious about understanding how things work then these are good traits, to begin with. Also if you are interested in keeping yourself updated with the latest in the market by reading various blogs available these days is a good thing.
A priority, and several programs for software programs are requested in the future. Computer Knowledge is considered in conjunction with software predisposition or engineering, electrical engineering or technician.💻🖲💽💿🖱📠⌨🖨
Or maybe you care more about USING the computer so you run simulations about traffic where theres zillions of bytes of data that has to be processed so you use SQL statements to organize and process things
But all I ask when I hire people is that you have an interest, you can take notes and you can study, solve problems or at least try and ask questions when you need help. Having the interest helps carry you thru to solutions.
Id say study computers from the 1950s, we had a national emergency to get into space first; The effort and accomplishments of those working to build up our space program remains the pinnacle, the example of applied computer science.
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