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If you've reached the end of your tether in IT, you can still find a satisfying outlet for your talents in an alternative career, says TechRepublic's Jack Wallen. He recently described the main reasons why people get out of IT. So here's a stab at a companion piece for those looking at a way out of IT.
This idea might sound crazy, but modern vehicles increasingly depend on computers. From emission control to hybrid power and brake control, these computers are nothing more than embedded systems that use another computer to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair them. And since most techies love the thrill of fixing things, becoming a vehicle mechanic makes perfect sense. Of course, you'll need to get the right training to make this leap.
And wouldn't it be great to have an auto mechanic who actually knew what he was doing?
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