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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The Best And Easiest Ways To Get IT Hands-On Experience

Have you ever heard the saying "those who can, do; those who can't, teach"? This is one of the most frustrating things about education. You sit there for hours and hours listening to people who do little else but talk, without knowing if they truly know what they are...

Jump On This Trend And You’ll Have A Successful IT Career

Did you know Switzerland used to dominate the world of watchmaking? Back in 1968, they owned around 65% of the world market share and enjoyed 80% of the profits. Yet, about 12 years later their market share had fallen below 10% because they ignored a tech trend. Can...

How To Get Expert Engineers To Mentor You For FREE

Once upon a time, back in the mid 1800s, there was a little boy who immigrated to Brooklyn, New York with his parents. His family was so poor that every day after school, he used to wash the windows of a bakery shop and collect pieces of coal that had fallen off the...