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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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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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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April 6, 2020

How Companies Find their Next Star Tech Employees

Employers like SecureConnect, U-Haul and HealthPartners are finding bright new hires to work their IT help desks through CompTIA Tech Career Academy. More certified and trained graduates are available every month. Learn how to connect to a recent CompTIA Tech graduate or alumnus.
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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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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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Charles Eaton on Technologist Talk Podcast
March 18, 2020

How Does CompTIA Tech Address Tomorrow’s Tech Talent Shortage, Today?

In a recent Technologist Talk episode, CEO, award-winning author and podcaster Charles Eaton explains how the new CompTIA Tech Career Academy will grow tomorrow’s tech workforce by helping adults land IT jobs today.
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Online learning at the kitchen table
March 13, 2020

Classes Move to Online Instruction as of Monday, March 16

As a preventative measure to ensure the health and well-being of our students, our IT-Ready Technical Support classes will move to online instruction until the COVID-19 health situation improves.
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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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March 11, 2020

Bring a Passion for Technology to Your CompTIA Tech Career Academy Application

Thinking of applying to CompTIA Tech Career Academy? Consider what passion you bring to tinkering and figuring out solutions to challenges.
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