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Bikefest 2017: Enter to Win a Free Motorcycle

Bikefest 2017: Enter to Win a Free Motorcycle We are proud to be a locally owned business that supports other locally owned businesses. Our owner also happens to be an avid biker, so we’re excited to be a sponsor of the 2017 Ray Price Capital City Bikefest. What is Bikefest? The Ray Price Capital City Bikefest… Read more »

RecruitMilitary & Carolina Career College’s Commitment to Veterans

You’re Invited to 7 Steps to a Successful Career for Veterans & Active Duty Military Seminar Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm 5400 South Miami Blvd. #140 Durham, NC 27703 Hosted alongside our friends at Recruit Military Did you miss your chance to attend our 7 Steps event earlier this month? Well, you’re in… Read more »

Updates on our Backyard for the Brave Giveaway

Updates on our Backyard for the Brave Giveaway Last year we launched our Backyard for the Brave contest, which involved nominating a local military veteran for a backyard makeover. Jeffery Adamec, a U.S. Army veteran, won a patio and fire pit from Dix Hills Landscaping & Masonry, Inc. and Triangle Brick to help relieve the stresses of… Read more »

The Right Answer – How to Nail the Job Interview 

The Right Answer – How to Nail the Job Interview  For many, the worst part of searching for a new job is handling the interview. To land that dream job you have to look the part, act the part and answer a barrage of questions from your future employer. A question we often get from… Read more »

How to Fix the “Serious Cybersecurity Talent Shortage”

Cybersecurity Has a Serious Talent Shortage In a recent article published on the Harvard Business Review website titled “Cybersecurity Has a Serious Talent Shortage. Here’s How to Fix It,” author Marc van Zadelhoff, General Manager of IBM Security, challenges the cybersecurity industry to get rid of the tunnel vision they have when looking for new… Read more »

Breaking Down Stereotypes about IT Careers for Veterans

Breaking Down Stereotypes about IT Careers for Veterans Federal statistics show that military veterans often have a higher unemployment rate compared to non-veterans. According to The Conversation, this may be due to stereotypes both from hiring managers and from veterans on misconceptions about their post-military job qualifications. The article states, “Veterans fall prey to their… Read more »

Top 10 Reasons Why IT Certifications are so Important

We interviewed the Carolina Career College staff and asked them one simple question: Why are IT certifications so important? Here’s what the CCC staff had to say: The advantage of IT certifications is that they represent a proven skill set. Certifications create networks of like-minded people. Much like passing the CPA exam, the BAR exam,… Read more »

High School Grads: How To Talk to Your Parents About IT Training

High School Grads: How To Talk to Your Parents About IT Career Training Every year, when graduation season rolls around, millions of students are left thinking, “What comes next?” For some, it’s a four-year college / university experience. But this traditional college education system isn’t right for everyone. Some people come out of high school… Read more »

Checkout an Example of a CCC Student’s Work!

Here’s a Real Example of a CCC Student’s Work: Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a dedicated server and a peer to peer server? Carolina Career College student, David T. is happy to help! David shows his passion for both IT and the gaming industry in this short video which he put together… Read more »

Military Appreciation Month: Why We Celebrate

Military Appreciation Month: Why We Celebrate According to Military.com, the U.S. Congress designated May as National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM) in 1999 to ensure the nation was given the opportunity to publicly demonstrate their appreciation for the sacrifices and successes made by our service members. May was chosen as Military Appreciation Month because it already… Read more »