LeaderQuest grads continue to get hired. What makes them such great candidates for entry-level I.T. jobs? We talked to five employer partners to find out.
As COVID-19 has forced companies worldwide to embrace remote capabilities, LeaderQuest has shifted to online IT training, putting all of our resources behind the virtual format we’ve been perfecting since 2012. Here’s how it’s gone so far, in the words of four students still determined to get trained, certified, and hired despite the pandemic.
This is the second blog in our series, What to Do After School: Starting a Secure, Life-long Career. Last week, we examined why IT certification training is a great option for high school grads who aren’t sure that pursuing a college degree is right for them. But what about those who did not complete their high school education and don’t have a GED? Certification training fills a vital role for these individuals as well.
College is a common route for high school students, but it’s far from the only one. Why spend four years and tens of thousands on a degree when you can earn IT certifications — and start working — with a fraction of that time and money? This was the reasoning that roommates Michael Lim and Michael-Anthony Shipman came to. They gave LeaderQuest a try and haven’t looked back since.
Some myths about veterans aren’t just dumb, they can actually be harmful. Here are the top seven misconceptions about vets and the truth behind the men and women in uniform.
The economic devastation wrought by COVID-19 has been staggering. With so many struggling, it’s easy to assume that career prospects in every field are similarly bleak. But there’s at least one sector where people are still being hired, where work is still being carried out. That field is IT.
We caught up with three LeaderQuest grads to get the specifics of each one’s journey into IT despite COVID-19, from having an initial interest in the industry to receiving that offer letter for a position within it.
Did you know that IT is a great fit for veterans looking for a career after the military? In this blog we explore the demands of the IT industry and why exactly veterans should consider a career in IT.
We’re excited to announce that Dr. David Duke will lead portfolio innovation and product expansion for LeaderQuest – MISTI. This role on our leadership team is the first of its kind at the organization and we’re pleased to welcome our first Chief Product Officer, Dr. David Duke.