Imagine having two degrees and you’re still stuck working a manual labor job in a warehouse… That is the position Gilbert Avelo Jr. found himself in before being contacted by LeaderQuest.
Divorced, homeless, and alone. This is the situation military veteran Michael Fugett found himself in upon returning to the civilian life in May of 2017. By June of 2018 Michael is making over six figures, all by partnering with LeaderQuest for IT training, certifications, and employment services.
Whitney Smith went from being a miserable call center rep to an IT professional in months with LeaderQuest’s IT training, all while being a single mother. She also inspired a new dream within herself to become a cyber security expert. The problem that Whitney found herself in is common among many Americans, fortunately at LeaderQuest she found a 21st century solution that worked for her.
Lavall was in desperate need of guidance and had found himself in unfortunate circumstances leading up to his time at LeaderQuest Dallas. “When I first came to LeaderQuest, I was trying to rebuild in a sense. I was homeless, and I didn’t have a job.”
LeaderQuest is proud to have helped Lavall get trained and start a new career. Read or watch his story in this blog.
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.
Certifications fill an important gap, especially in the IT world. They can open doors, launch careers, and show employers their new hire will have the required skills to get the job done. Of course, there’s no better proof for this than the stories of our students.
We couldn’t be more proud of our graduates who have gone out into the world and found great jobs that let them make use of the IT training they got at LeaderQuest. Today, we’d like to highlight five of these stories and show off some of our most successful grads.
Ready to join the rapidly growing cyber security field? Here are the best IT certifications that fulfill Department of Defense (DoD) directive 8570.01 and can get you started!
While nobody likes hunting for jobs, it can be especially difficult for transitioning veterans. The civilian business world just doesn’t work the same way that the military does. While the freedom to take your career in any direction is exciting, it may also be intimidating. It can seem like you have a million things to do before you can even begin to apply for IT professional jobs.