TEKsystems talks to graduates during a career fair
December 14, 2020

Partnering to Get Grads into Jobs

TEKsystems in Portland is landing crucial jobs for CompTIA Tech grads, setting them up for sustainable tech careers. They’ve placed 50+ grads in the past 3 years, with more than 20% during the pandemic.
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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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Horacio Rodriguez Hernandez
July 13, 2020

From High School Graduate to IT Pro

With college out of reach financially and other jobs not paying enough to help support his family, new high school graduate Horacio Rodriguez Hernandez turned to CompTIA Tech and IT-Ready to launch a well-paying tech career.
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Erin Waterman
June 8, 2020

Career Switch from Retail and Caring for Kids to Tech

Empathy skills and interests in tech lead to an IT career. Read how Erin Waterman’s interest in tech and her desire to help led to a career in IT.
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IT-Ready Graduate Peter Stavenhagen
May 24, 2020

Career Switch from Real Estate to Tech

Long and unpredictable hours working in real estate left Peter Stavenhagen burned out. CompTIA Tech’s IT-Ready Technical Support program in Chicago gave him the skills and certification he needed to take back control of his time and happiness.
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Alexandrea Alvarado
April 20, 2020

Career Switch from Graphic Designer to IT Professional

After a reality check in graphic design, Alex Alvarado finds freedom and more career opportunities working in technology.
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Jennifer Burks
March 30, 2020

Career Switch from Beautician to IT Professional

All Jennifer Burks wanted was an app — instead she got a whole new tech career.
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Susie Douang
March 1, 2020

Getting a Fresh Career Start

Working as an administrative assistant in Minneapolis, Susie Douang felt like she had hit a professional ceiling. But then she discovered IT-Ready Technical Support and launched a new career in IT with unlimited potential.
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Isiah Rafos
February 16, 2020

Lighting a Fire Under a New Career

After Isiah Rafos’ dream of becoming an Air Force firefighter was extinguished, IT-Ready Technical Support offered him a viable new career path.
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Matthew
February 2, 2020

Bartender Trades in Taps and Glasses for Tech Career

Matthew Kerr liked bartending well enough, but he wanted a career that offered benefits as well as a bright future. IT-Ready Technical Support equipped him with the knowledge he needed to break into Information Technology.
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