Hackers have come up with a new way to cause damage to oil, gas and other infrastructure businesses. TRITON malware came to the world's awareness in late 2018, with the first known attack coming in Saudi Arabia in 2017. This dangerous malware, also known as Trisis, targets safety systems of petrochemical and other plants in an attempt to [...]
IT certifications can open doors to more and better IT jobs. IT certifications can show employers that you have learned the necessary skills for a particular IT job. It is well-known that certifications are rigorous and require the holder to pass an exam in order to earn them. While certifications like CompTIA A+ and Microsoft Certified Network Associate [...]
Going directly to the hiring manager may be a way to get noticed instead of overlooked. You may have had the experience of applying for jobs online with a major company, only to not ever hear back from the company and be left wondering if anyone (any human) even saw your resume and application. Many medium and large [...]
Even a partial government shutdown couldn't slow January's new jobs rate of over 300,000 jobs added. Despite hundreds of thousands of workers being furloughed through almost the entire month of January as part of a partial government shutdown, the latest jobs report for January shows almost twice the expected growth in job creation. Over 300,000 new jobs were [...]
Your resume for a tech job can get you noticed if you have the right components. There may be a lot of tech jobs out there right now, but companies and recruiters are still looking to hire the best staff they can get. Showcase your top-notch talent by using these tech resume best practices for your job search [...]
Help desk technicians provide technical support to users and clients. The CompTIA A+ is an entry-level certification that prepares computer professionals for technical support and technician positions. It covers skills like installing and configuring computer and mobile operating systems, basic networking, troubleshooting and security skills. The CompTIA A+ certification is also the foundation for more advanced certifications like [...]
A good cover letter can land you an interview opportunity. Some IT professionals entering the job market might think cover letters are a thing of the past. Surely no one expects you to write a letter with your application and resume in this day and age? Actually, recent data shows that about half of hiring managers [...]
Computer support specialists help professionals and organizations use computer software and hardware in the course of their work. ...
A successful career in IT isn’t just about possessing the hard skills needed to do the job well; you also need certain soft skills ...