25 05, 2017

5 Best Practices for Building Your Tech Resume


Building your resume is a major step in your tech career. Building a strong tech resume can help you land the IT job you want rather than having to settle for something less than fulfilling. Here are some best practices for building your tech resume quickly so you can have a successful (and short) job search. 1. Think [...]

5 Best Practices for Building Your Tech Resume2019-01-23T14:32:30-04:00
23 05, 2017

7 Signs an IT Career is Right for You


An IT career requires several different skills and interests. You may be interested in information technology and wonder if you've got what it takes to have a career in a tech-related field. If the following signs seem to describe you, then you might be well-suited to a career in IT. 1. You have a persistent fascination with technology [...]

7 Signs an IT Career is Right for You2019-01-23T14:33:01-04:00
14 05, 2017

7 Tips for Growing Your Professional Network


Networking can be vital to a professional career. You know that having a strong professional network can be beneficial when you're searching for a job. If you're ready to build your network, here are some helpful tips to help improve your chances of finding a great job in IT. 1. Be present and visible.  Professionals are often reluctant [...]

7 Tips for Growing Your Professional Network2019-01-23T14:34:12-04:00
8 05, 2017

By Zafar Khizer, President, PC AGE Career Institute


A new study released in June 2012 by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce confirms that even though on average college degree holders earn more than workers with certificates, many with certificates in fields such as IT, earn more than workers with Associate’s degrees and some earn more than workers with Bachelor’s degrees. “In computer and information [...]

By Zafar Khizer, President, PC AGE Career Institute2019-01-23T14:36:13-04:00
8 05, 2017

About the Author


Zafar Khizer, PC AGE Career Institute zk@pcage.edu or 201-761-0144 Zafar Khizer is founder and President of PC AGE Career Institute with locations in Jersey City, Metropark and Parsippany, NJ. He earned a Master’s degree in Computer Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology and has written several books on computer networking. Colleges and universities including New York University have used [...]

About the Author2018-09-21T13:07:06-04:00
8 05, 2017


One Million Cybersecurity Job Openings in 2016 – Forbes Jan 2016 Turn Higher Education Model Upside Down! IT Certificate Pays Off More than Degree Q & A with Zafar Khizer, President What is Computer Networking What Will I Be Doing at my Job? Where is Real Money in Networking?

8 05, 2017



Certification gives you credibility, industry recognition, and best alternate for experience thus helps you get a job with no experience in the IT field. Employers trust and feel more confident in hiring people who are certified by companies such as CompTIA, Microsoft, and Cisco. In general, certified people start a job with higher salary even without any experience. It substitutes [...]

8 05, 2017



"Thanks to the resources available at the school, I was able to meet my target goals of taking and passing every certification exam within 1 week of completing the corresponding course. Considering I had no prior industry experience in IT, having these certifications was crucial to landing my first job. My current employer cites my rapid acquisition of certifications as [...]

4 05, 2017

The Top 5 Reasons to Pursue IT Certifications


IT certifications can help you advance in the IT field. IT certifications offer many benefits to those who earn them, from enhanced knowledge to higher earning potential. If you're thinking about pursuing an IT certification, here are some of the best reasons to start. 1. To prove to potential employers that you possess needed skills. It’s one thing [...]

The Top 5 Reasons to Pursue IT Certifications2019-01-23T14:38:53-04:00