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Traditional IT Certification Exams Are Broken : NexGenT Certifications Create Job-Ready Engineers

Tired of interviewing “certified” engineers that look great on paper, but don’t actually have the skills to match their certifications? In a 2015 CompTIA study, 91% of employers believe IT certifications play a critical role in the hiring process and that IT...

Full Stack Network Engineer February 2020 Cohort Graduation

On the evening of September 3rd, we gathered for our virtual graduation ceremony to celebrate the recent success of our Full Stack Network Engineer 2-21-2020 cohort. This was truly an exciting moment for everyone as the cohort members completed the Full Stack Network...

NexGenT Celebrates Graduates of First Cyber Security Cohort

Certified and Reaching Success Last week here at NexGenT we congratulated our very first Cyber Security Specialist cohort for passing their skills qualification check and becoming certified as a NexGenT Cyber Security Associate (NCSA)! The cohort began on March 23rd...

Stuck at the Help Desk? These 5 Aspiring IT Engineers Cracked the Code

You know the routine. The waning hours of the day, checking off support tickets, babysitting laptops, and working through the grey hued workday with a dispassionate weight on your chest. Your stepping stone into the industry has felt far to much like a landing stone...
9 Companies Hiring IT Professionals Right Now

9 Companies Hiring IT Professionals Right Now

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up the U.S. job market, but not every industry has been impacted in the same way. While other sectors such as hospitality and tourism have seen a substantial downturn, the software and tech industries have remained relatively...

How To Create The Best IT Resume for Top Tech Companies like Google

How To Create The Best IT Resume for Top Tech Companies like Google

Whether we are in a 1:1 appointment or covering resumes in our career course, NexGenT’s Career Service team is consistently talking about adapting to the twenty-first century of IT hiring trends and the way you are being viewed as an applicant.   Resumes are no longer...

NexGenT Gives Back: Funding Water Well For a School in Malawi

NexGenT Gives Back: Funding Water Well For a School in Malawi

When NexGenT launched, we had it in our sights to do two things: 1.) to help 1 million people change their careers and lives by teaching them how to become IT and Cybersecurity professionals regardless of their past work experience and 2.) to disrupt our broken...

NexGenT’s Head of Career Service, Sam Stuber

NexGenT’s Head of Career Service, Sam Stuber

Sam Stuber heads NexGenT’s Career Service and Journey team (which she refers to as, “The Dream Team” as the teams’ goal is to help every student land their dream job). As the head of the Dream Team, Sam works with her all-star Career Service and Success Coaches to...

How to Find an IT Job During a Pandemic

How to Find an IT Job During a Pandemic

There are great opportunities, even in a crisis With the outbreak of the Corona Virus forcing nearly 13% of the US population out of work through furloughs and layoffs, many are in a panic to find new jobs. While the announcement of millions of jobs lost is troubling,...

From Plumber to NOC Technician | People Of Zero To Engineer

From Plumber to NOC Technician | People Of Zero To Engineer

Craig Fowler was a plumber with an eye on the future, and now he’s an NOC technician at Thinktank NTG. But let's zoom out, back to the beginning: Craig had ambitions towards the radio, and he knew he needed to have a background in networking. With this in mind, he...

NexGenT Welcomes Michael LaMarche, Career Success Coach

NexGenT Welcomes Michael LaMarche, Career Success Coach

Michael is a Career Services and Success Coach who comes to NexGenT with professional recruiting experience and a background in higher education career services. Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts in Employee Relations and a Master’s in Organizational Performance and...

NexGenT Welcomes Noelle Johnson, Career Success Coach

NexGenT Welcomes Noelle Johnson, Career Success Coach

Noelle Johnson is a NexGenT's all-star Career Services and Success Coach, obsessed with helping job seekers get job offers. She has a background working for tech advocacy groups like CompTIA and the Future of Privacy Forum which has allowed her opportunities...