Technologist Talk with Eaton and Kardel
July 6, 2020

How Tech Skills Can Pandemic-Proof Your Career

Is it possible to pandemic-proof your career? In a recent Technologist Talk episode, CompTIA Tech CEO Charles Eaton and CompTIA VP Amy Kardel discuss how sharpening IT skills may just be the way to do it.
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CompTIA Tech Career Academy Information Session
June 30, 2020

Get Your Questions Answered

Attend one of our information sessions to get to know CompTIA Tech better.
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Five Tips for your first year on the IT Help Desk
June 22, 2020

5 Tips for Your First Year on the Help Desk

Gather advice from people who launched tech careers with CompTIA Tech Career Academy training and CompTIA A+ certification, so that you maximize your success at your new tech job.
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Brooksource's Sammy Gorbett interviews CompTIA Tech graduates
June 1, 2020

Recruiter Says Fortune 500 Companies Ripe With Opportunity for Associate-Level Technologists

It’s no accident that Sammy Gorbett, a professional technical recruiter at Brooksource, has placed eight graduates of IT-Ready Technical Support. She says IT-Ready grads have the hard and soft skills Fortune 500 companies need now more than ever.
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Anderson Lee speaking in front of class
May 18, 2020

Anderson Lee in Chicago Helps Prepare Tech Graduates for Meeting Employers

Two years of research into Chicagoland’s tech ecosystem taught Anderson Lee a lot about its strengths and weaknesses. Now he’s leveraging that knowledge to help people under-represented in tech find a foothold and move up the career ladder.
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Switchfast recruiters meet with graduates at career fair
May 4, 2020

Switchfast Recruiters Say CompTIA Tech Graduates Have a Foot in the Door to IT Industry

HR recruiters with tech company, Switchfast Technologies, say job candidates with CompTIA A+ certification stand out. Such certification takes hard work and shows a candidate has a strong technical foundation.
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IT-Ready students practicing their customer service skills
April 27, 2020

IT is a Helping Career: Better Bring Your Customer Service Skills

Working in IT means you're helping people. Customer service skills are essential. Hear from CompTIA Tech grads and staff on how career switchers can move into IT and help their companies, clients and community.
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Help Desk 101 Part II
April 13, 2020

Improve Technical Skills and Increase Your Value with a Help Desk Career

A help desk employee becomes knowledgeable about all IT functions — strengthening hard technical skills, providing insight into potential specialization, and positioning you for career advancement in both responsibility and salary.
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Help Desk 101 Launch Your IT Career
March 23, 2020

How to Get Into IT with a Help Desk Career

Starting work in the IT industry on the help desk develops your hard technical skills and soft professional skills — and positions you for future career advancement in both responsibility and salary.
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IT Jobs in Minnesota
March 13, 2020

IT Jobs in the Twin Cities Are on the Rise; Are You IT-Ready?

Burning Glass finds that in the past 90 days, more than 1,300 help desk jobs have been posted in the Twin Cities region. In total there are more than 10,000 tech jobs open and by 2026, the number of IT jobs in the region will increase by 7 percent.
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