CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT careers into today’s digital world. Why? Because it’s performance-based, trusted by employers, regularly re-invented by IT experts, and offers a complete skills development solution.
If tech has gotten your attention lately in your job search, but you’re not sure if you qualify without a traditional degree, you’ll be happy to know that it’s not as hard as you might think! There are several positions that are in demand for workers right now in your area that don’t require a degree to start. Learn about the possibilities that are waiting for you!
Are you working in an entry-level help desk job that offers no real chance of career advancement? It can get frustrating, handling the same problems day in and day out. However, the skills you’ve gained have real value, and you can translate them into a more challenging and lucrative career in IT with a little help.
In this blog, we’ll show you why it’s so hard to escape the help desk, how to make help desk experience on your resume shine, and how certifications for current and new skills can provide a path to a better career.
When it comes to getting hired in the IT industry, we know how important hands-on experience is. That’s why we include hands-on labs in our curriculum. For our CompTIA A+ Core 1 and Core 2 courses, this hands-on lab is focused around teaching students to build and configure a personal computer.
Have you considered working for a defense contractor? Some of the largest defense contractors in the world are located in the United States! There are a lot of benefits to working in this industry, but it’s not all sunshine and roses. Below, we take a look at the benefits and drawbacks of private defense contractor […]
Whether you’re working a dead-end job or transitioning out of the military, everybody has different reasons to make the jump into IT. And the timing couldn’t be better! The industry is doing better than ever and offers great pay, amazing benefits, and lots of employment opportunities.
If you don’t have much experience, but you’re looking to join this thriving industry, don’t worry! You’re not the first. Check out our 7 tips for getting your foot in the door of the IT industry.
Are you interested if you qualify for funds from the Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act (WIOA) for IT training? We put together a detailed blog about what the WIOA is and what it can do for you. We even included a worksheet to help you learn about your WIOA fund eligibility.
If you’re thinking about going into information technology, we’ve prepared a list of pros and cons so you can decide for yourself if the world of tech is right for you.