The Blog

Celebrating Military Appreciation Month

Celebrating Military Appreciation Month The Carolina Career College community has a deep appreciation for the sacrifices made by those in the military and their families. Because of you, we are able to enjoy the freedoms many often take for granted. In honor of Military Appreciation Month, we want to congratulate all of the veterans who… Read more »

CCC Career Services: Your Partner in Success

CCC Career Services: Your Partner in Success When individuals come to Carolina Career College, they’re looking for more than education.  They’re looking for a better way of life, a way to move forward personally and financially, a way to earn more doing work they enjoy, a way to give their families a better future without… Read more »

A Message from the CEO

The Skills Gap for Tech Jobs Continues to Grow in the Triangle At Carolina Career College, we believe that there’s never been a bigger need for Information Technology professionals in the workforce. As more and more companies look to fill technology-based roles, the greater the opportunity for IT professionals to grow their careers. The IT… Read more »

Women in IT: The Time is Now

Women in IT: The Time is Now The fact that women are underrepresented in information technology jobs is well known. But it’s fair to say that, for the individual woman considering a career in IT, statistics are unimportant.  Instead, she simply wants to know, “Will I be happy and successful in this line of work?”… Read more »

IT CAREER PATHS: EARN AND LEARN

IT CAREER PATHS: EARN AND LEARN In decades past, when fewer well-paying jobs were available and the expectations of the labor force were lower, workers were less concerned about finding a career than in finding any job that would pay the bills. When career opportunities were available, they involved working for the same company until… Read more »

WHY COMPANIES WANT VETERANS FOR IT JOBS

WHY COMPANIES WANT VETERANS FOR IT JOBS There’s never been a better time to have a career in computer technology. According to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 7.6 million job openings in the United States. Almost 4 million of those are IT-related positions including 162,000 Network Architects, 294,000 Programmers, 367,000 System… Read more »

IS A TECHNOLOGY CAREER RIGHT FOR YOU?

IS A TECHNOLOGY CAREER RIGHT FOR YOU? So, you’re considering a career in technology. You’re looking for something more interesting than what you’re doing now, something that may pay more and offers growth potential. You believe you can do the work, but you’re unsure whether you’d be happy doing it.  Before you make a final… Read more »

Can IT Certifications Provide Job Security?

Can IT certifications provide job security? When it comes to today’s job market, the concept of job security is rare. It is no longer unusual to hear that “we’re eliminating your department” or “we’re getting rid of your position.” That being said, there is something you could be doing right now to increase your desirability… Read more »

IS IT TIME FOR A CAREER CHANGE?

IS IT TIME FOR A CAREER CHANGE? American attitudes about work have changed considerably over the last 50 years. Baby Boomers and their parents, for example, were more likely to stay in the same job regardless of how they felt about it. For this group, feeling bored, burned out, and unfulfilled was the price of… Read more »

IT Certifications: What are they? Why are they important?

IT Certifications: What are they? Why are they important? Created in 1982, the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a non-profit, global provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications. CompTIA administers its certification exams through Pearson VUE testing centers. Today, these certifications are increasingly important for obtaining IT positions and advancing in an IT career. For example,… Read more »