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The Importance of Continuing Education from TechSmart KC Alumni

January 24, 2017 in Alumni Newsletter, IT Career Program Alumni / by Nicole Trendel

The field of IT is constantly growing and evolving, as well as the professionals within the field. Centriq Training’s Alumni Network understands the importance of Continuing Education. We provide a free Continuing Education event every quarter to support our graduates in their growth and development throughout their career.

There are many other opportunities for Continuing Education, as highlighted by our grads that recently attended a 5-day training class. They shared their individual process for obtaining Continuing Education, including any requirements within their organization, why it’s important to them and other opportunities they’ve found helpful to keep up their skills.Read More

New IT Jobs for Grads of Centriq’s Career Program – January 2017

New IT Jobs for Grads of Centriq’s Career Program – January 2017

January 24, 2017 in Alumni On the Move, IT Career Program Alumni / by Nicole Trendel

Career Program Alumni On the Move

Not only does Centriq’s TechSmart KC Program train you for IT jobs, but we also assist with IT job placements immediately after graduation and throughout your career.

The following alumni have recently changed jobs … find them on LinkedIn and congratulate them! Or, if you’re looking to make a change yourself, send them a message to see if there are any other open positions at their new company.

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New Classes at Centriq Training – January 2017

New Classes at Centriq Training – January 2017

January 19, 2017 in Corporate IT Training / by Thane Clark

The following are classes that have been added to our schedule recently. Click through on the titles to help you determine which classes you will need to add to your 2017 training plan.

Many of these are so new dates are not posted on the website yet, but they will be shortly. If you are interested in a class and a particular date would work best for you, let your Training Advisor know and we will try to schedule the class on that date!Read More

4 Benefits of Mapping Out a Training Plan

4 Benefits of Mapping Out a Training Plan

December 23, 2016 in Corporate IT Training / by Thane Clark

Centriq understands that it can be difficult to determine how best to map out a training plan for an entire year. However, those who do take the time to plan ahead see many benefits such as keeping up with industry changes, being in touch with all the latest technology developments and staying ahead of competitors.Read More

New IT Jobs for Grads of Centriq’s Career Program – December 2016

New IT Jobs for Grads of Centriq’s Career Program – December 2016

December 22, 2016 in Alumni On the Move, IT Career Program Alumni / by Nicole Trendel

Career Program Alumni On the Move

Not only does Centriq’s TechSmart KC Program train you for IT jobs, but we also assist with IT job placements immediately after graduation and throughout your career.

The following alumni have recently changed jobs … find them on LinkedIn and congratulate them! Or, if you’re looking to make a change yourself, send them a message to see if there are any other open positions at their new company.

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IT Skills to have in 2017 for a Pay Raise

IT Skills to have in 2017 for a Pay Raise

December 21, 2016 in Corporate IT Training / by Sara Lamb

Advances in mobility, cloud, Big Data, DevOps and digital delivery, plus the shift to more rapid release cycles of software and services, are enabling businesses to become more agile. Redmond Magazine recently published a report about the IT skills gap these trends are creating, their impact on salaries and where the demand for expertise is headed. This is an excerpt of that article. You can read their report in full via the link at the bottom of the page.

It’s difficult to find an employer not struggling to come up with a unique tech staffing model that balances three things:

  • The urgencies of new digital innovation strategies
  • Combating ever deepening security threats
  • Keeping integrated systems and networks running smoothly and efficiently

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Featured Student for October 2016

Featured Student for October 2016

December 7, 2016 in IT Career Program, Featured Students / by Nicole Trendel

colton robinette

Bio

“I am a KC area native as I grew up in the Northland area around Liberty.  I graduated from Liberty High School and started working at Best Buy. While there I worked as a sales associate in computer solutions. I provided customer service/support, trained new employees, and taught customers basic computer-usage skills. While working there a family member Read More