Computers Hardware & Supplies
A number of professionals deal with computer hardware, supplies, and replacement parts for a living. This is a very broad field that provides employment opportunities for men and women all over the United States. In this line of work, you will handle a variety of CD-ROM drives, power supply cords, DVD burners, printers and cleaning products for computers. Both businesses and individuals utilize computers daily for work and pleasure purposes and depend on using them. This is why so many software programs, DVD drives, storage cases, video cards, and external disk drives are needed. With so many different computer brands and equipment types to cater to, it's important to carry plenty of extra parts and supplies compatible for all brands.
It is important to know your way around computers, external hardware, replacement parts, and CD-ROM drives if you work in this business. You will most likely help customers with PCI hubs, monitors, parts for motherboards, sound cards for multimedia purposes, and various keyboard cleaning products on a daily basis. If you work in a store, there will likely to be displays of speakers, laptops, netbooks, DVD drives and wireless notebook computers for consumers to look at. Some of them will have questions about wireless devices and modems, while others will ask about processors, hard drive memory, and RAM capacities. You may even need to assist some individuals with parts like CPU switches, which control the power on central processing units.
If you work with computers, notebooks and laptops, PC hardware and supplies, you will have to speak with and work with several different clients and customers who have different computer problems and needs.