Toni Ramirez
May 3, 2021

Career Switch: Massage Therapist to IT Pro

No longer deterred by negative messaging about women and STEM careers, Toni Ramirez played her cards right to earn a new IT career and boost her confidence.
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Theo on Technologist Talk
April 12, 2021

IT-Ready Helped a Tech-Savvy Continual Learner Become a Cybersecurity Pro

Theo Hysell’s decision to certify his tech-savvy through CompTIA Tech’s IT-Ready program launched a career as a cybersecurity pro, delivering personal economic stability despite the pandemic.
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Is Tech Training Worth Your Time
April 5, 2021

Is Tech Training Worth Your Time?

For one CompTIA Tech alumni couple, the “darkest hour” made dawn so much brighter. Sherlana and Harold Monestime endured eight weeks of nearly impossible living so that she could complete CompTIA Tech training. And they would do it all over again.
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Alternative Pathways to Tech Careers
March 22, 2021

Last-Mile Training to Prepare Students for Digital Economy Jobs

CompTIA Tech’s Nancy Hammervik sits down with Ryan Craig, author of A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College, to discuss how last-mile training can connect students to jobs in the digital economy.
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Angela Curtis on Technologist Talk
March 8, 2021

How IT-Ready Helped a Technology Fan Become a Technologist Mentor

Angela Curtis’ decision to sharpen her technology skills through CompTIA Tech’s IT-Ready program delivered personal financial stability and professional growth opportunities.
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Server to Server Tech Wages
March 1, 2021

Tech Wages & Benefits Are More Lucrative than Found in Most Service Industry Work

With just eight to 16 weeks of training and an industry certification, service industry workers can qualify for entry-level IT roles that pay lucrative wages and provide excellent benefits.
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Nate Perkins
February 23, 2021

How IT-Ready Helped a Diligent Technician Grow into a Well-Paid Technologist

Nate Perkin’s decision to pursue certified tech skills through CompTIA Tech’s IT-Ready program delivered more professional growth and greater financial stability.
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Server Industry EQ Prized in Tech
February 8, 2021

Server Industry EQ Prized in Tech

Service-industry workers have strong emotional intelligence built from interacting with customers. Such “soft” professional skills are highly desired in IT.
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IT Support Specialist Salaries
February 3, 2021

Why Today’s Career Changers with Service Skills Can Find Opportunities Working in Tech

Why are service-industry workers ideal candidates for entry-level positions working with technology? Because, like other service jobs, IT help desk work is about listening, then helping people meet needs and solve problems
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Caitlan Beard
February 1, 2021

A Pre-Med Track that Took a Turn — Why the ‘Right Job’ Isn’t Always Right for You

Chicagoan Caitlan Beard wanted to help people and thought healthcare might be the best place for her. But feeling uninspired while in pre-med, she turned to IT and found her true career passion with CompTIA Tech.
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