Recent Posts by Morgan Landry

Top 10 IT Careers for Veterans

You’ve acquired many new skills while serving in the military. Now that you are transitioning to civilian life, wouldn’t it be great to use those skills in a field that is interesting and lucrative? You should be able to take your military experience and use it as a foundation for a new vocation. That’s why so many returning veterans transition into IT careers.

Information technology continues to be a growing field where veterans can apply their skills. It’s been demonstrated that vets excel at IT jobs. Military training generates a talent pool rich in technology and cybersecurity experience. Those skills tend to readily translate to IT careers in civilian life. And demand for IT professionals continues to grow. The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that IT will add 557,100 new jobs over the next 10 years, new jobs that pay a median wage of $86,320 per year.

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Over 50? With Career Training, Step into These 5 Booming Industries

If you are over 50 and concerned that ageism will make it harder to find a rewarding job, take heart. There is an ongoing shortage of skilled workers, and your experience could give you a competitive edge. With the right approach and credentials, you should be able to compete with younger candidates for tech jobs that are both rewarding and satisfying.

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Stepping Up in Pay: Getting the Most Use of Your CompTIA Certification

Everyone wants to earn more money. The challenge is finding the right approach to getting a raise. You can talk to your boss and ask for more money, but will he or she see that you are actually worth more? How can you demonstrate that you have the additional skills and capabilities to increase your value to the company? Why do you deserve a raise?

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9 Unexpected Industries Looking for Employees with IT Certifications

Technology is transforming every industry, so it’s no wonder why employers are looking for workers with technical expertise. At the same time, workers with the right qualifications are becoming increasingly hard to find. This is the ideal time for you to acquire new technical skills and certifications to meet the need for qualified technical talent.

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Get Back on Track: Career Training After a Layoff

No job is truly secure. In fact, more than 1.5 million Americans get laid off or fired every month. There isn’t any shame in losing your job. In fact, how you recover from a job loss tells your next boss how determined and resourceful you are. The best job candidates look at losing their jobs as an opportunity to start over and find something more challenging.

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