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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Charles Eaton - Andrea McMillian - Nancy Hammervik on Technologist Talk
April 19, 2021

Accelerating the Journey Toward a More Diverse, Equitable & Inclusive Tech Workforce

CompTIA’s latest Cyberstates research shows progress toward greater diversity, equity and inclusion in the U.S. tech workforce. But more is needed while helping the economy recover from the pandemic.
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Nancy Hammervik on Technologist Talk
March 15, 2021

How CompTIA Tech Fills Tech Jobs Faster by Disrupting the Traditional Education Track

Is pursuing a typical technical education the best way to fill hundreds of thousands of technology positions available in today’s job market? Not if people want to launch their tech careers in weeks versus years.
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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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AVA Tech Talk Award
February 15, 2021

How CompTIA Tech Practices Social Innovation

What is “Social Innovation?” And how is the CompTIA Tech practicing this philanthropic discipline.
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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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Kendra Plant
January 18, 2021

Artists, Pay Attention: Technology is for You, Too

While CompTIA Tech Grad Kendra Plant loved working in theater, she needed more financial stability and a better work-life balance. She found her career solution in IT.
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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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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 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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