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5 Tips for Deciding Which Career Path to Take

Exploring different interests may lead you to a career choice you want to pursue.   If you're an adult who's still struggling with the question "What do you want to be when you grow up?", you aren't alone.  Even those who think they know which career they want to pursue often end up doing something else after their [...]

5 Tips for Deciding Which Career Path to Take

CompTIA Security+ vs. CASP Certification: How Are They Different?

Certified cybersecurity professionals are in high demand now and for the foreseeable future. IT certifications have grown from just a handful to hundreds over the last several decades. It can be difficult for an IT professional or student to understand what each certification tests and which ones are worthwhile to pursue for the kind of IT job you [...]

CompTIA Security+ vs. CASP Certification: How Are They Different?

Cisco CCENT vs CCNA: What Are the Differences?

  IT certifications show employers that you have demonstrable skills in that area, making them more likely to want to hire you and leading to higher salary offers. Two popular certifications that seem to teach similar skills are the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) and the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).   CCENT and CCNA certifications are both specific [...]

Cisco CCENT vs CCNA: What Are the Differences?

5 Best Practices for Effective Salary Negotiation

Salary negotiations can be an important part of your IT job search. You've completed your IT courses and certifications, and you've received a job offer. Unfortunately, the salary they've offered is lower than what you expected. Thankfully, there's always room to try and negotiate. Here are some best practices for effective salary negotiation. Rameez Khizer 1. Research similar positions. [...]

5 Best Practices for Effective Salary Negotiation

What Does a LAN/WAN Engineer Do?

The functioning of computers in a workplace is up to engineers training in LAN/WAN systems. LAN/WAN engineers are IT professionals that set up and maintain local area networks and wide area networks for businesses that need these networks to function. LAN/WAN engineers use a wide variety of IT knowledge and skills for these positions.   Wide area networks [...]

What Does a LAN/WAN Engineer Do?

What Makes the Dark Web so Dangerous?

As you learn about cybersecurity, you will come across an entity known as the dark web. The dark web is a subset of the deep web, which is the part of the internet that can't be accessed through search engines like Google or Bing. Much of the illegal activity that takes place on the internet happens on the dark web [...]

What Makes the Dark Web so Dangerous?

Which IT Skills Do Employers Want?

Within the information technology field, employers are looking for particular skills that make job candidates valuable and ensure that they will be able to do a job well. Some of the skills are specific to certain IT jobs, but others are useful in just about all IT jobs. Communication and Interpersonal Skills Nearly all IT jobs require good communication and [...]

Which IT Skills Do Employers Want?

6 Trends Impacting IT Hiring in 2018

Information technology has always been a career field filled with constant changes, and 2018 is not expected to be an exception to that general principle. Here are some of the trends experts expect to impact IT hiring in 2018. 1. Competition for top talent has intensified. IT continues to be a growing field, with demand in many areas of IT [...]

6 Trends Impacting IT Hiring in 2018

Are Companies Changing How They Hire in 2018?

If you plan to conduct an IT job search in 2018, a new report from LinkedIn can shed some light on hiring trends that you may need to know. Companies are constantly changing how they hire in small ways and some large ones, and keeping up with new hiring trends can be the difference between getting hired and getting passed [...]

Are Companies Changing How They Hire in 2018?

Want to Make $60K? Start Here

Working in the information technology field can mean earning a high starting salary if you have the right skills and certifications. Information technology is a growing career field with many job openings for those with the right skills and qualifications. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects computer science jobs to grow by 13 percent between 2016 and 2026, [...]

Want to Make $60K? Start Here