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December 5th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Does art imitate life, or does life imitate art? In Eduardo Gijon’s case, it’s a little bit of both. Gijon, a veteran turned cybersecurity specialist, was first hooked on the concept of a cybersecurity career by watching Mr. Robot. The drama-thriller series, airing from 2015 to 2019, piqued his - Read More
 
December 2nd, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Ryan Anastasia says he lives his life to the fullest and doesn’t want to rest until he’s seen and done it all. Case in point, he’s an active rock climber who loves a good challenge. That kind of attitude paired with a good old-fashioned work ethic is just one reason why he loves his job as a - Read More
 
December 1st, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
If you’ve been around long enough like we have, you can remember back in the day when providing IT services was the Wild West. Anyone could hang up a shingle and say they were an IT service provider. Unfortunately, not too much has changed since then. Don’t get me wrong. As an industry, we’re - Read More
 
November 30th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Many Linux commands generate a great deal of output – more output than you want or need. One way to control this output and filter for exactly the required information is to use the grep pattern matcher. Grep matches specific strings of text. You can use it as a standalone command that includes - Read More
 
November 29th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The next generation of the tech workforce aren’t just graduating from college or earning a certification—they’re still in middle school too.While young students are already thinking about careers, many falsely believe that a career in tech will be too difficult or too expensive to pursue. The risk - Read More
 
November 28th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
The job search looks different for everyone dependent on industry and job role, but in all circumstances, strong communication, resumes and cover letters can make all the difference to set you up for success. While it can be easy to jump right in and start applying, you must first take a step back - Read More
 
November 24th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
It’s hard to believe that it’s Thanksgiving week here in the United States already. It seems like it was just yesterday that I took on the role of chief community officer to lead CompTIA’s community team at the beginning of the year. So much has happened this year and we’re not done yet. As the old - Read More
 
November 23rd, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
You won’t find a love for Russian literature, a bird-watching hobby and a decade-long career working in libraries listed as qualifications for a tech job. But Allison Marchant, a data center technician trainer for Microsoft, will tell you that staying open to new things and practicing a growth - Read More
 
November 22nd, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Welcome to the cusp of 2023. With any luck, this will be the first full year in recent memory when the pandemic is not front and center as a concern, the economy stabilizes, and the general business climate points toward optimism and investment. Happy New Year! We’re all pulling for it. It remains - Read More
 
November 21st, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Growing up near Humboldt Park in Chicago in the early 90s, Daniel Avila’s life could have taken a completely different direction. Gang activity was the norm and if you didn’t have a focus, falling onto that path was a real possibility. But Avila says he was always passionate about technology. That - Read More
 

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