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June 22, 2020

CompTIA Stackable Certifications: How Mentored Learning Can Help You Reach Your Goals

With self-paced mentored learning, students in our custom training programs can learn at their own speed, their own level and at their own convenience all with the support of experienced instructors to guide them through the learning process.
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June 15, 2020

Help Desk Positions You for Tech Career Advancement

Discover your tech niche: Most help desk technologists find their job experience on the help desk aids them in identifying where they want to go next in their tech careers.
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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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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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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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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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May 11, 2020

Improve Soft Skills with a Help Desk Career

Soft skills are a critical part of working on a help desk: Listening to your customer, understanding the problem, and communicating in a constructive way. Honing softer skills makes you a better tech employee and positions you for greater success.
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Online Campus Schedule
May 5, 2020

Online Campus vs City Campus for Tech Training

You're ready to start your training, but how do you choose amongst our different campuses? The biggest difference in time. How fast do you want to graduate?
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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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Chicago 2020 Class Schedule
April 28, 2020

IT-Ready Technical Support Class Schedule Announced for Chicago Campus

CompTIA Tech Career Academy is opening its Chicago campus, starting off with online classes on June 22.
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