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If You Can’t Beat Automation, Join IT
By Jeff O'Heir | May 03, 2017
As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) become more prevalent, you may be wondering if (or when) a robot might take over your job. But it’s time to stop worrying about the number of jobs displaced by new technologies and start preparing for careers that will not only survive the onslaught of automation, cognitive computing and robotics, but leverage them.
Taking Control: How One IT Pro Used Certifications to Live Her Best Life
By Emily Matzelle | May 01, 2017
At 19 years old, Shana Kassel developed a degenerative eye disease that left her with very low vision. Rather than letting this stop her from pursuing an IT career, she learned how to use the abilities she has to do what she truly loves.
The Business of Security: Managing Networks in the Midst of Cyber-Threats
By Debra B. McCraw | April 28, 2017
On April 19, CompTIA Senior Director of Products James Stanger led an enthused panel of cybersecurity experts to discuss the business of security. They identified today’s major issues, best practices and the IT skills that companies need to prevent and address cyberthreats.
How to Succeed in Tech: Tips for Your First Year in IT
By Michelle Lange | April 26, 2017
Logan Murphy, a technology consultant and developer who helps new IT pros navigate the landscape of their early careers, offers advice on how to learn your craft, build relationships and prepare for the next step in your IT career.
12 CompTIA Resources to Propel Your Career
By Debra B. McCraw | April 24, 2017
No matter where you are in your career or what you want to do next, CompTIA has a plethora of resources to help you get there.
5 Tips for Your Next Job Search
By Debra B. McCraw | April 21, 2017
On April 12, CompTIA and Apex Systems hosted a Twitter chat about setting a strategy for your IT job search. We’ve curated the advice into five actionable tips that you can use in your next job search.
CompTIA A+ Helps High School Help Desk Whiz Become IT Pro
By Matthew Stern | April 19, 2017
With experience working at her high school's help desk and her CompTIA A+ certification in hand, Susan Verdin took her first step into the IT workforce. Now she's on a career path that's engaging a tech interest she's held since childhood – with more learning, and more certifications, in her future.
The Tweet That Caused a Seizure: Inside the Newest Type of Cyberattack
By Natalie Hope McDonald | April 17, 2017
As cybersecurity experts consider how and what information is exposed for public consumption in a world that increasingly uses social media for business, a new question being asked is: is yesterday’s mail bomb tomorrow’s tweet?
To Post or Not to Post? How Your Social Media Presence Can Help and Hurt Your Career
By Emily Matzelle | April 14, 2017
Facebook’s new Jobs page will allow businesses to advertise open positions and recruit employees. This begs the question: Is your Facebook profile suitable for potential employers’ eyes?
All About Linux and Linux+
By Jason W. Eckert | April 12, 2017
Linux is all around us, but do you really know what it is? And how does it apply to IT jobs? In this blog post, author, CompTIA instructor and Linux guru Jason Eckert helps to demystify the open-source operating system so you can decide whether or not CompTIA Linux+ is right for you.
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