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Get to Work: 3 Simple Tips to Giving Your Resume a Makeover

[fa icon="calendar'] May 23, 2018 4:09:54 PM / by Gina Palladino posted in Get to Work

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Give Your Resume a Makeover Using 3 Simple Tips

Do you like watching makeover stories? For many, there’s an endless fascination and sense of fulfillment in seeing individuals, homes, or not-so-well-behaved canines be transformed into better versions of themselves.

Your resume makeover could be the next interesting story (minus the cameras, crews, and commercial breaks) when you apply these tips to transform it into a more effective presentation of your skills, education, and professional results.

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Security+ Training: SY0-401 vs SY0-501 - What’s the Difference?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 19, 2018 9:30:41 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in Comptia Security+, cybersecurity

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The CompTIA Security+ SY0-401 exam is officially slated to be replaced by Security+ SY0-501 exam on July 31, 2018. Initially released in October 2017, SY0-501 reflects the continuing evolution in the cybersecurity environment. We are pleased to announce that TrainACE is adopting this new version of Security+ in its training schedules.

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Choosing the Best Cisco Certification for You

[fa icon="calendar'] May 8, 2018 11:56:29 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in CCNP, IT Certification, CCENT, CCNA training, CCENT training

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Whether you’re a seasoned network administrator, a developer, or are just starting out in the computer networking industry, understanding the best Cisco certification to suit your needs is something that will be very beneficial to you. With Cisco owning over 60% of the enterprise network market you are sure to be working with their technology at some point in your career. So how do find the best Cisco certification for you to get started or take the next step in your networking career?

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6 Benefits of a Combined CompTIA A+/Network+ Certification Class

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 19, 2018 4:54:41 PM / by Paul Ricketts posted in comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training

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If you’ve been searching for a job in IT you will have undoubtedly come across a lot of information regarding the CompTIA series of IT Certifications. The CompTIA A+ and Network+ in particular, are foundational to getting started in IT, whether you are a graduate looking for that first job or a computer enthusiast who wants to jump from an unrelated job into the IT Industry. Of course, you can take both of the Certifications separately but there are several reasons to consider taking them as a combined class.

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How to Get a Job In IT With CompTIA A+ Training

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 6, 2018 9:41:43 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in comptia a+ training, information technology career

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You made the decision to jump feet first into a new IT career. You heard all about the high salaries, the career growth opportunities, and the cool code and hardware you'll get to work with. But after that initial excitement, you sat down to plan out your job search strategy and you drew a blank. Where on earth do you start?

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CompTIA A+ and Network+ Features at TrainACE Open House

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 2, 2018 11:26:50 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training, News and Events

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CompTIA A+ and Network+ certification training was top of the agenda for many attendees of our Career-Changer Open House earlier this week. On hand to talk in more depth about our classes were TrainACE Instructors Rita Whitfield, Rico Cody and John Oyeleke. Held at our headquarters in Greenbelt, MD, attendees enjoyed pizza, cookies, and soda, whilst they learned more about our training classes from some of our most engaging instructors.

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7 Reasons Why An Ethical Hacker Should Get Certified

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 16, 2018 1:53:42 PM / by Paul Ricketts posted in CEH training, EC-Council, ethical hacking

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According to the 2018 Hacker Report less than 5% of today’s ethical hackers learned their skills in a classroom. While the majority of ethical hackers do have some form of computer qualification, few have formal certification in the discipline itself. So why would an ethical hacker need anything as ‘establishment’ as formal training and certification?

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Using CompTIA A+ and Network+ to Break Into IT

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 5, 2018 10:18:27 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in comptia a+ training, comptia network+ training

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For years you have dedicated yourself to a traditional trade - electrical contractor, plumbing, HVAC installation, roofing - all honorable and highly skilled jobs, but for any number of reasons you find yourself looking to change careers. Bad boss, bad pay, bad work/life balance, you name it, everyone has a breaking point. Maybe a fresh start in Information Technology is just the change of careers you are looking for.

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What's Next: Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 28, 2017 12:18:56 PM / by Madeline Sita posted in advanced security, Cisco, cybersecurity, information technology career, cyber security certifications, IT Security

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It's safe to say 2017 has been full of activity in the world of cybersecurity. What about 2018? Will there be an increase in cyber attacks? New and more sophisticated methods of attack? What about even more devastating data breach impacts? The answer is probably all of the above. There are countless predictions out there and we all THINK we have a hunch, but nevertheless it's hard to gage what will happen, until it happens. Here are three general predictions that I've gathered...

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Visual Guide to Getting Started in Information Technology

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 18, 2017 11:54:39 AM / by Madeline Sita posted in career change, cyber security jobs, cyber security training, information security, IT Jobs, IT Security, IT Certification

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Career paths are not always as straightforward as they seem. There are going to be those people fortunate enough to find what they're looking for in their first job and build a career from that point. For many though, the process of learning and self-discovery takes much longer and sends them down paths they never anticipated or allows them to find passion through different means than they had pictured. This is very accurate in the mysterious world of information technology (IT).

Just because you graduated college as a history major doesn't mean you can't pursue a career in IT, right?  If you want career change, and IT looks attractive to you, follow this infographic for some direction! Then for more helpful tips on breaking into IT check out our Getting Started in IT guide

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