Changing careers: from economics to information technology

He had been standing in line for quite some time waiting impatiently—like everybody else appeared to be on his side of the stage. It was hot and somewhat humid, the sun was glaring on his face, and the dark outfit he was wearing from head to toe wasn’t helping in any...
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Transitioning veteran? Consider these great-paying career fields if you want to be successful

The biggest difference between the military and the civilian world Purpose. Whether you engaged in direct combat or served as a wounded soldier counselor, odds are that you felt like you were part of something bigger than yourself. In the military we were not only...
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How I switched careers and became a network engineer in less than 2 years

The biggest mistake of my life… I had just earned a bachelor's degree in business. Over the past four years I had spent many late nights studying and working a part-time job to help pay my way through college. Finally the time had come and I was about to receive my...
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The one thing that transitioning vets should know but no one tells them

When I made my decision to transition out of the military I had one goal in mind: Getting into a career that would allow me to pay the bills and provide a good life for my family, and that had great opportunities for future growth. I had been in the military ever...
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Changing careers: from economics to information technology

He had been standing in line for quite some time waiting impatiently—like everybody else appeared to be on his side of the stage. It was hot and somewhat humid, the sun was glaring on his face, and the dark outfit he was wearing from head to toe wasn’t helping in any...

Why Joe Montana Is Backing These 2 Vets With His Own Money

San Francisco. Middle of the winter. January 10, 1982. The 49ers had made it all the way to the NFC title game. But, they were facing the Dallas Cowboys, perhaps the strongest team in the entire league, as 3 point underdogs at Candlestick Park —which was recently...

Technical Degrees: Are These Really The Best Universities?

Do you want to become a network or systems engineer, and are considering a technical degree?   There are many options for you to choose from so let me ask you something: how do you know if you’re making the right decision? Everything from reputation to even the...

How To Become a Network Engineer In Less Than a Year

If you want to become a network engineer, you’re really going to like what I’m about to tell you. Do you know why? Because you’re about to discover that becoming a network engineer takes way less time and money than you probably think. But before we dive into it,...

How To Use Cisco’s DCloud To Advance In Your Career

Here's one fundamental truth you probably already know: if you want to succeed in IT, you need to constantly gain new skills. In this field, staying on top of trends and being among the first ones to learn how to use new technology can pay great dividends. But this...