Tech Career Advice

Complete the Comp TIA Certification

  • What is Comp TIA? Comp TIA is the industry standard for establishing a career in IT.
  • What is required for the Comp TIA Certification? The CompTIA A+ Core Series requires candidates to pass two exams: Core 1 (220-1001) and Core 2 (220-1002) covering a comprehensive list of content (list here).

Master the Following Skills with the Comp TIA Certification:

  • Hardware
  • Operating systems
  • Networking
  • Hardware & network troubleshooting
  • Mobile devices
  • Virtualization & cloud computing
  • Software troubleshooting
  • Security
  • Operational procedures

Is it a good time to consider a career in IT?

Short answer…yes! There is major demand a shortage of talent in the world of IT. The demand for cyber pros spans from government agencies to private businesses. You no longer need to be an MIT grad to be considered–a desire to work hard, to obtain proper certifications, and to pick up proper training will now quickly get your foot in the door at most organizations. Many of the job openings can be found in states such as Florida, Virginia, Texas, and California. If you are an aspiring cyber pro looking for work, it’s a great time to be in the job market. If you are considering a career change, considering a switch to a job in cybersecurity is a brilliant move in the current climate.

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