How to Find Remote IT Jobs
Remote work is highly desirable especially in the environment of the world today. There are many benefits to working remotely. Your time is your own to some extent, you save on resources for commutes, and you can live and travel almost anywhere. There is also a huge attraction for people like parents, caregivers, or those with disabilities in remote work because you’re given much more flexibility in your career. This allows you the freedom to prioritize aspects of your life that require attention and not worry about being restricted by what’s going on at home
How To Craft Your Resume to Get an Entry Level IT Job
After you’ve gotten some IT training education under your belt, you’re going to want to start working on your resume (because getting a job is the main goal at the end of your training, after all). Even though your resume is going to look similar to other professional resumes, there are a few key distinctions you can do yourself to stand out in the IT world. Follow our tips to put you ahead of the competition and get you an entry-level IT role – a role like IT Support Specialist, Computer Technician, Technical Support Specialist, Help Desk Technician, Desktop Support Technician, Service Desk Analyst, NOC Technician, or many more.
What is the IT Skills Gap and How to Fix It?
Companies are feeling the burn of a post-pandemic labor shortage across the country. While this is good news for workers, it’s not so great for employers looking to bolster their staff. Specifically, it’s not great for companies seeking qualified IT talent. We already know there’s an IT talent shortage, but now the question is: how can we bridge the IT skills gap to foster a sound and productive IT workforce in our post-pandemic society?
How To Become A NOC Technician
Ever heard of a network operations center technician? These roles are critical to operations at a company. Curious about how a NOC technician keeps a company secure? Learn more about becoming and being a NOC technician.
How to Get Out of Customer Service and Your Call Center
Call center representatives are ready for anything and that is exactly what those in the IT industry are looking for when it comes to new hires. You may be familiar with problem-solving on-the-go, adapting to whatever comes your way, and helping others. These are all skills that are part of the everyday life of someone working in information technology. The career switch may be smoother than you’d think.
Transitioning out of a customer service job is absolutely possible for those who are wanting to get out.
What Are Digital Badges and How Do They Support Your Professional Development?
You may have heard the term “badging” or “badges” thrown around before, especially in the workplace or academic setting. Many people use badges, also referred to as learning badges, skill badges, or training badges, to highlight their professional development. During the job search and application process, many forward-thinking job candidates employ badges to visually showcase their accomplishments and skillsets to potential employers. These badges help candidates stand out amongst competition.
How to Prepare for a CompTIA A+ Exam
CompTIA A+ is a certification exam that gives IT professionals an opportunity to demonstrate their technical competence. This is a vendor-neutral industry exam that is recognized across the tech world and is geared towards those in the beginning stages of their careers and have about a year of experience in the field.
Centriq How To: Power BI – “Visualize List” Tool
Lists in SharePoint can contain up to 30 million items. That means your lists can have a lot of data to process and fully understand only by using filters, views, and search alone. Luckily, Power Platform apps are integrated conveniently with lists and libraries. Specifically, you’ll find that Power BI’s integration enables you to instantly create a report of your list’s data in just a few clicks.
Meet The Centriq Team: Ley Fatzinger
Tell us about your journey into technology training.
Hi, I am Ley Fatzinger. I have been with Centriq for over 5 years. I seem to have been in some sort of training/development position for most of my life, both professionally and personally. I have been a teacher, counselor, advisor, trainer, Girl Scout leader, mentor, and team mom to name some of my titles. What I really enjoy is seeing others have their aha moments, as well as having my own. I believe in lifelong learning; if I’m not learning, I’m bored. Who likes to be bored?
How To Become A Service Desk Analyst
Service desk analysts are in communication with pretty much all departments within an organization and even customers and clients. Curious about how this role helps a company perform to its highest potential? We share everything you’ll need know about becoming and being a service desk analyst.