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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5 tips for getting the most out of your training
August 17, 2020

Top 5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your IT-Ready Technical Support Program

If you’re ready to switch careers and have a passion for IT, apply for CompTIA Tech and use this advice from some of our graduates who earned their CompTIA A+ certification and found careers in technology without any previous experience in the industry.
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Joe Sikorski
August 3, 2020

Career Switch to IT Paying Off for the Long Term

Ready to find a new career? It can be exciting and scary, but as one of our alumni, Joe Sikorski, shows us, switching to IT for him is paying off in better long-term salary and work/life balance.
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Why Choose CompTIA Tech
June 29, 2020

Launching a Career in Tech? Give Yourself an Edge

You're ready to launch your tech career. Why chose CompTIA Tech Career Academy? Read on.
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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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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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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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