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January 18th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
CompTIA is committed to doing its part in training the tech workforce of tomorrow. As the leading global source of vendor-neutral IT certifications we have a big responsibility. Since the initiation of CompTIA’s programs more than 10 years ago a large part of our focus has been on adult - Read More
 
January 18th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
As Dwight Schrute would say, “Fact: the small and medium size business (SMB) sector is critically important to the US economy.” With the daily financial news dominated by movements in the Dow Jones Industrial Average or earnings reports from the big guys, it’s sometimes easy to - Read More
 
January 14th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
After an outpouring of comments in response to our recertification announcement this week, we thought it best to let you hear the responses directly from the horse's mouth.  In this podcast, I discussed some of the more pointed comments with Terry Erdle (our VP of Certs) and allowed him to - Read More
 
January 12th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
What was true and cutting-edge in IT three years ago isn’t necessarily either today.That’s one of the reasons behind our new certification renewal policy, which puts a 3-year shelf life on CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+ certifications.The new policy doesn’t - Read More
 
January 11th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
While the economy continues to improve, some workers are still struggling to put food on the table and take care of their families. Many are hard-working and dedicated individuals who have had to turn their professional lives upside down in this turbulent market.When the market gives us lemons, it - Read More
 
January 8th, 2010 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
I can’t remember the last time I asked a tech salesperson to recommend something.  Sure, I’ll ask if they have something in stock or what something costs, but nothing more.  And inevitably while I’m standing there, I’ll hear someone given the wrong specifications - Read More
 
December 30th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
With the launch of the CLEAR WiMAX network in select US cities we’re going to begin to understand what kinds of applications true mobile broadband can begin to power. And whether it ends up being WiMAX, Long Term Evolution (LTE a competitor to WiMAX), or new hybrids yet to emerge in the big - Read More
 
December 29th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
Looking back over the IT news from 2009, I’m struck by a handful of shifts and trends that will have a lasting impact on the IT industry. Here are my top five:The financial meltdown – what started as a panic at the end of 2008 ran well into 2009 with companies laying off staff and - Read More
 
December 28th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
With the war still raging in Iraq and Afghanistan, we often focus on the vets who are just now transitioning from military service to private life. But IT skills can help vets of any age find new career opportunities. Take Gary William I. Anthony of San Antonio, Texas, a recent graduate of the - Read More
 
December 24th, 2009 | CompTIA | CompTIA Blog
In this edition, Mark A. Miller, President and CEO of New Horizons Computer Learning Centers describes his interest in CompTIA’s Getting America Back To Work program.  Download the MP3 file.[podcast]http://www.comptia.org/media/Mark_Miller_Getting_America_Back_to_Work_Dec_2010.mp3[/ - Read More
 

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