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Change Careers from Health Care to IT

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 20, 2020 2:11:00 PM / by Paul Ricketts posted in A+, career advice

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When you first jumped into Healthcare as a career, you loved the pay, job security, and the fact that you were helping people. But as time moves on, you're finding the demanding workload and physical demands are starting to get too much. Plus, you hear a lot of good things from your friends working in IT and cybersecurity.

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4 Transferable IT Skills To Achieve Career Advancement

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 22, 2019 10:31:26 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in CCNA, CEH, PMP, Network+, Security+, A+, career advice, CAPM

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Highly skilled IT professionals are in demand. Expanding corporate need is outstripping current candidate pools, and as a result, companies are now looking for outside-the-box IT skills that are transferable across job markets and can fill expanding cyber vacancies.

IT pros, meanwhile, aren’t static in their job searches. Recent data suggests the average worker changes jobs between 10 and 15 times over the course of his/her career. The reasons vary — better pay, improved benefits, greater autonomy — but IT career advancement often depends on transferable IT skills that are in demand across multiple industries. Let’s tackle the top four.

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4 Traits of Highly Successful Information Technology Professionals

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 13, 2018 9:51:36 AM / by John Eberle posted in Getting Started in IT, career advice

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After over 40 years in the IT business, having done everything from starting a help desk to being Director of Network Operations for the largest Major Shared Resource Center for the U.S. Government, I have observed certain traits that all successful IT personnel seem to exhibit. Among them are Tenacity, Integrity Curiosity, and Leadership. So if you are looking to succeed in Information Technology, read on.
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10 Do's & Don'ts Using Social Media for Job Hunting in Information Technology

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 14, 2018 11:58:56 AM / by Gina Palladino posted in career advice

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Your social media accounts are unique and personal; venues for your self-expression and the self-expression of your connections; digital spaces to be in touch with your loved ones and casual acquaintances; and more.

Ah, but you’ve started your job search, so should your social media usage and practices change? For most of us, the answer is yes, particularly if we are looking to get into Information Technology and Cybersecurity roles.

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