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June 29th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
You may have heard some buzz about layoffs in the cybersecurity sector. I think it’s important to discount the “noise,” and focus on what’s really going on. The buzz is primarily coming from organizations that saw an opportunity to address a perceived need (in this case, security), and then based - Read More
June 28th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Diversity and allyship are more than corporate jargon. It is important to understand these terms and how they impact our lives and organizations. By building a company culture focused on diversity, we accomplish more than we do by surrounding ourselves with people who look and think just like us. - Read More
June 28th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Many IT pros begin their journey in the tech industry in one of the many IT support job roles out there. IT support offers many opportunities for IT pros to gain experience working in a professional tech environment before branching out into other facets of IT. For those that aspire to grow - Read More
June 27th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
If your first CompTIA exam is coming up, it’s natural to feel a little bit nervous. Even if you’re completely prepared and feel like you’ve mastered the content, not knowing what to expect on exam day is sure to cause some butterflies – or a slight nervous stomach. To alleviate some of those nerves - Read More
June 24th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Having the option to take your CompTIA certification exam online, from the comfort of your own home or office, should make exam day a little bit less intimidating – especially if it’s your first CompTIA exam! But, if you’re not adequately prepared, taking your exam at home can quickly become more - Read More
June 23rd, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Pride Month is a time to reflect and uplift our LGBTQIA+ peers and honor queer folx who have blazed a trail for freedom. We’re all pretty cool people and it’s time we all get more acquainted. As a person who identifies as the T in LGBTQIA+, I’ve found that allyship is incredibly valuable to - Read More
June 23rd, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
IT pros have many opportunities to start and advance their careers within cybersecurity. CyberSeek wants to help close the cybersecurity skills gap, so it provides detailed, actionable data about supply and demand in the cybersecurity job market to help prospective job searchers. CyberSeek has - Read More
June 22nd, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
For her advocacy and commitment to DEI in the technology industry, serving as a role model, and having a positive impact on the lives and careers of others, Blackmon received the Communities & Councils Forum. Channel Development Advisory Council, Blackmon recently spoke with CompTIA to - Read More
June 22nd, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Online training existed for years, but the popularity of virtual lab environments skyrocketed during the pandemic – and now, virtual labs are here to stay. Virtual environments are especially helpful for IT training. Hands-on labs are an essential part of the IT training experience as learners have - Read More
June 17th, 2022 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
I finally had the opportunity to attend London’s Service Desk Show (SITS) in person! SITS is Europe’s largest help desk/service desk event. It’s a lot of fun to attend, because IT pros and managers in that part of the world gather to discuss and solve help desk problems. I’ve rarely attended an - Read More