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November 23, 2020

Jobs for Military Veterans without Degrees: Why the IT Help Desk Is a Great Fit

U.S. Air Force veteran and CompTIA Tech Career Academy instructor Stephen Padilla explains why the skills and work ethic developed during their military careers make veterans excellent candidates for jobs as IT support technicians.
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November 16, 2020

Career Switch: Caretaker to IT Pro

In two years since becoming an IT-Ready alum, Christina Maxwell has nearly doubled her salary, bought her own car, and found a new sense of self-confidence – all while becoming a go-to tech pro. The program changed her life “monumentally”.
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November 12, 2020

How CompTIA Training Helps the Public Workforce System Narrow the IT Skills Gap – Part 2

In the second half of a recent podcast conversation, executives from workforce development agency C2 Global explain how certifications connected to IT support technician courses get displaced and disadvantaged workers in Texas and Florida into jobs more quickly.
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Finding new careers during the pandemic
November 9, 2020

Finding New Career Paths during the Pandemic

While some service industries — like grocery stores — are thriving during the pandemic, most are hurting. And folks who work in those industries are feeling the pain. But tech offers a new career path for them.
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C2 Global Partners with CompTIA Tech Custom Training
November 5, 2020

How CompTIA Training Helps the Public Workforce System Narrow the IT Skills Gap – Part 1

By removing barriers to learning through a custom training program, CompTIA Tech and workforce development agency C2 Global are narrowing the tech skills gap with IT support technician courses for displaced and disadvantaged workers in Texas and Florida.
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November 2, 2020

Certifications Are Essential for Career Changers into Tech

Is the pandemic motivating you to change careers and pursue a tech job? Gain a competitive edge in the eyes of prospective employers by earning IT certifications at CompTIA Tech.
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October 26, 2020

Municipalities Building In-House IT Support

Minneapolis embarked upon an ambitious effort to upgrade city technology offerings. To succeed, they needed a top-notch help desk. For that, officials looked to CompTIA Tech Career Academy.
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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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October 13, 2020

From Server to Server: Career Switching from Service Industries to Tech

Waiters, cashiers, gig delivery drivers and others in hospitality, retail and service industries can transition into high-paying tech jobs more quickly and easily than you’d think.
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October 5, 2020

Tech Jobs Bring Stability to Career Changers

Are the unstable times of the pandemic motivating you to change careers? Consider tech training for a new job on the IT help desk in 2021.
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