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The Value of CCNA Certification in IT Training

Today, CCNA certification indicates that a candidate is qualified and knowledgeable right out of the gate — something that captures the attention of recruiters and HR departments, alike. Learn why you should consider CCNA certification for your IT career today.

The 10 Best Jobs for 2015

Career Builder and Economic Modeling Specialists, Intl. have released a list of the 10 Best Jobs for 2015, and the criteria is less than subjective. Quite simply, it examines jobs for which postings significantly outpace the number of hires. That’s worth stating again, in another way – there are professions…

Welcome to the Boomtown

Does a week go by when the Triangle isn’t on a “Best of” list? Last week, Forbes names Raleigh the #2 easiest city in which to find a job, and Information Technology the “hottest sector.” In July, 2014 Raleigh led their list of “Best Places for…

Follow the Clues When Choosing IT Certificates

Maintaining a computer career can be a complicated affair. In addition to constantly fine-tuning a resume and possibly seeking out new positions, tech professionals have to make sure they are properly trained in applicable topics. Someone looking for an IT job 5 years ago had very different things…

Voting From Your Living Room

Here’s something to consider today, Election Day. Will we ever get to vote for a national election from our own home? Or – an even crazier thought – from our phones? The picture of voting apathy in America understandably irks many. You have to get to a polling place, wait…

Cisco, NBA Partnership Demonstrates Reach of Modern Technology

Regardless of what they do, businesses these days have an incredible need for technology. As an IT professional, this means not just working for tech companies, but as resident systems experts for countless other industries. A great example of this is the NBA. Computers and Internet connectivity…

Social Media and the Job Hunt: Hurtful or Helpful to Your IT Career?

Social media has become a big factor in many of our lives. We are continually keeping track of what’s going on it our friends’ lives. We are looking for the latest trends. We are posting photos from our last family party. We are posting facts about our day, and commenting on the latest news story…

Security Breaches Lead to Increasing Demand For Cybersecurity Jobs

Home Depot. Target. PF Chang’s. Michaels. Ebay. The list of companies affected by a data breach in the past year grows longer and longer and it seems not a week goes by without another incident. As if its rocky start weren’t bad enough, healthcare.gov has now…