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How Much Can I Earn as a Network Administrator?

Network administrators are responsible for companies' networks and their functioning. While money isn't everything, earning potential is certainly a factor when you are choosing a career. After one or more certifications, a network administrator can create, maintain and/or troubleshoot a company or organization's network -- which is the infrastructure or system used to run software -- communicate via [...]

How Much Can I Earn as a Network Administrator?

Expert Interview Series: Tony Eftekhari of CompuOne

Tony Eftekhari is the CEO of CompuOne, a leading IT service provider in San Diego. We recently asked Tony about trends he's observing in IT and how those interested in launching careers in technology should prepare themselves for the job market. Here's what he had to say: How has the IT field evolved since you started your business? The IT [...]

Expert Interview Series: Tony Eftekhari of CompuOne

7 Ways You’ll Use Your CompTIA Network+ Certification at Work

Understanding the workings of computer networks helps in many different IT jobs. The CompTIA Network+ certification prepares IT professionals to create and maintain company networks that sustain critical company infrastructure. Without a well-designed network, companies can't accomplish necessary tasks like communicating with clients and running software applications. Of course, CompTIA Network+ certification is necessary for positions like Network Administrator and [...]

7 Ways You’ll Use Your CompTIA Network+ Certification at Work

A Guide to the CompTIA Network+ Certification

Certifications are important for many IT positions because they ensure that specific skills necessary for a given position are mastered. CompTIA Network+ certification shows that students have learned skills for design, configuration, installation, and troubleshooting of business networks used by many companies today. With a CompTIA Network+ certification, IT professionals will be qualified for positions like network technician, network administrator, or [...]

A Guide to the CompTIA Network+ Certification

Happines Part 2: What is Common in Happiness, Shark and an IT Career

In his book “How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big” the famous cartoonist Scott Adams says: “The only reasonable goal in life is maximizing your total lifetime experience of something called happiness.” I like this book for its simple and practical advice. Here I am paraphrasing some points from Scott Adams’ book about happiness: • The definition [...]

Happines Part 2: What is Common in Happiness, Shark and an IT Career

The Most In Demand IT Skills for 2016

Knowing what tech skills are in high demand can help you decide how to specialize. If you're looking to train as an IT professional, it's important to know what IT skills are in demand so that you can concentrate on developing them. As always, employers are looking for some skills more than others, and it may help your [...]

The Most In Demand IT Skills for 2016

8 Essential Things to Know about the MCSA Certification

Microsoft is a major provider of business solutions worldwide. The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) is a credential that shows a graduate's ability to design and implement systems built around Windows Desktop operating systems and Windows Server System software. Those with MCSA certification have the capability to assess the business requirements for these systems and to both create [...]

8 Essential Things to Know about the MCSA Certification

Happiness Part 1: Do We Really Have Control Over Our Happiness?

Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert says our beliefs about what will make us happy are often wrong — a premise he supports with intriguing research, and explains in his accessible and unexpectedly funny book, Stumbling on Happiness. Summary You need to listen to this 21 minute lecture (link below) to understand the message but here are some important points: - What [...]

Happiness Part 1: Do We Really Have Control Over Our Happiness?

Transitioning to an IT Career? The Right Support System is Key

Transitioning to an IT career takes education, hard work, and dedication. Having career experience outside the IT field, good educational experiences, and a vision for the future can help, but the right support system can make a big difference in the success of your transition. Students who are training for a career in the IT field have often come from [...]

Transitioning to an IT Career? The Right Support System is Key

Network Administrator: Is This the Right Career Path for You?

Training to be a network administrator offers many career opportunities. Network administrators are IT experts who work to manage the networks of various organizations. Because they handle the administration of the network and supervise others who are working with the network, they are typically the highest-ranked technical staff of the organization. Other duties of a network administrator include maintaining the [...]

Network Administrator: Is This the Right Career Path for You?