City of Minneapolis IT-Ready Alumni
October 26, 2020

Municipalities Building In-House IT Support

Minneapolis embarked upon an ambitious effort to upgrade city technology offerings. To succeed, they needed a whip-smart help desk. For that, officials looked to CompTIA Tech Career Academy.
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WWP Member Sarai Ekblad
October 19, 2020

Skills Honed While in Military Service Open Door to New IT Career

While serving in the Army, Sarai Ekblad demonstrated resourcefulness and leadership — skills that carried over into a post-military career in information technology.
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Students working in class
October 13, 2020

From Server to Server: Career Switching from Service Industries to Tech

Waiters, cashiers, gig delivery drivers and others in hospitality, retail and service industries can transition into high-paying tech jobs more quickly and easily than you’d think.
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Adam & Ben on Technologist Talk Podcast
October 5, 2020

Tech Jobs Bring Stability to Career Changers

Are the unstable times of the pandemic motivating you to change careers? Consider tech training for a new job on the IT help desk in 2021.
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Jewish Families and Children Services with CTCA
September 28, 2020

JFCS Partnering with CompTIA Tech to Serve Twin Cities Families in Need

Partnerships between CompTIA Tech Career Academy and community-based charities like JFCS help lift low-income families out of poverty and into rewarding and upwardly mobile IT careers.
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Registration is Open
September 21, 2020

Registration Open for 2021 IT Training Classes

Our class schedule for our 2021 IT-Ready Technical Support program is now posted. Applications for the first class are due by December 6 with financial grants and student loans available to qualifying students.
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Preston Wood
September 14, 2020

Career Switch from Lyft Driver to IT Professional

Chicago Lyft driver Preston Wood found a silver lining in the pandemic shut down and opened the door to a new IT career with CompTIA Tech.
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Twin Cities Start Up Week
September 11, 2020

Workforce Equity & Record Unemployment Can Narrow the Tech Skills Gap

During a virtual panel session next Tuesday during Twin Cities Start Up, hear from employers and graduates of technical job training programs on how they're addressing systemic inequality in the tech workforce.
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5 Skills for Technologists to Develop Emotional IQ
September 7, 2020

5 Skills for Technologists to Develop Your Emotional IQ

With tech being more present in our lives more than ever, CompTIA Tech CEO Charles Eaton discusses which skills to develop to be a well-rounded technologist.
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Medtronic Loves Our Graduates
September 1, 2020

How IT Help Desk Technicians Narrow the Distance Between Colleagues in Pandemic Times

As pandemic protocols can make us feel isolated, Priyanka Neupane of Medtronic says help desk specialists, including those graduating from CompTIA Tech, can help colleagues feel a little closer.
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