Tag Archives: Jobs

Why the Value of Certifications Can Drop

In a technology driven world, IT Professionals are defined by certifications, skill and worker ethics.  Certifications are designed to give ranking to IT Professionals.  With a collection of simulated exams that are too close to the real exam, the real … Continue reading

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You’ve started your IT career. Now what?

So you started your IT career and you landed in a help desk position.   What now?   We wrote an article,  “It takes time in the trenches of help desk”   that tells you to do your time.   … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft Digital Literacy classes -earn a certificate

If you are new to computing, the internet or if you have some experience with technology, Microsoft offers an excellent online FREE curriculum to pick up basic online certificates along with two more advanced levels.   Their courses teach many … Continue reading

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U.S. tech employment nears its all-time high – Computerworld

U.S. report says tech industry added 7,100 jobs in November; tech wages may be rising as well…read more

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Now hiring: companies move away from outsourcing to control their IT destiny

The tight IT jobs market and desire for more control over tech projects has many companies insourcing  projects and growing internal staff. via Now hiring: companies move away from outsourcing to control their IT destiny.

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EconSouth’s Interview with James King, Vice Chancellor of Tennessee Technology Centers

EconSouth recently interviewed James King, Vice Chancellor of the Tennessee Technology Centers.  In the interview, infomation about Harvard University’s graduate school of education published an article titled “Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the Challenges of Preparing Young Americans for the 21st … Continue reading

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Pay, Recruiters and Information Technology

Recruiters provide an invaluable service for clients needing IT personnel.   We work with several recruiters that offer very competitive wages and benefits along with options to go full-time within a probationary period of 60-90 days.  Working with recruiters we recently blogged … Continue reading

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100 Best Companies to Work in IT

We are a fan of ComputerWorld and use their sharethis Web 2.0 to share some of their best articles.  Their annual report on the 100 Best Companies to work in IT is out.  Go take a look. With filters and … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tech Jobs in Demand Right Now – IT Management from eWeek

Top 10 Tech Jobs in Demand Right Now – IT Management from eWeek Posted using ShareThis ~ D. Babian, GSAE

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Best Paying Jobs for Women

Forbes has a great slide show on best paying jobs for women.  Several of the jobs are in the computer industry. Link Some of our most successful students are female.  Alumni Highlights

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Free Training in Office Applications for Tennesseans

Microsoft is offering free training for Tennesseans along with vouchers for taking select Microsoft Business Certifications.   These vouchers are good for 90 days (exam vouchers) and one year for training vouchers.   This is an excellent way to gain … Continue reading

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Technology Interview Questions

Here’s an excellent link for technology interview questions.  Unlike many interviews, technology interviews often require a great deal of knowledge during the interview process (you still get the ‘fluffy’ questions).  Now this is not by any means downing any other … Continue reading

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Indeed Finds More Jobs Than Other Job Sites

I recently reviewed Indeed.com only to find out that it finds more (meta job engine) than any other site.  Go check it out.  With this economy, any website that works better is well needed.  Link

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Social Networks Can Kill Your Future

With MySpace and other social networks, you have to be careful.  It’s not just your personal safety you have to look at, it can be what you put on these social networks that kill your job or prospective new job.  … Continue reading

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Softskill Tips for IT Professionals

Here’s a couple of great links from CIO Magazine for some success tips for IT Professionals. Things You Can Do In Minutes to Be More Successful at Work Finding Your Next IT Job Hiring Manager Interviews

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Job Seekers – Don’t Give Up!

Recently, I overheard several students saying there was no jobs ‘out there’.  I agree that times have changed and jobs are different now.  It seems like in the ’80’s everywhere I went, someone would ask me if I knew anybody … Continue reading

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If You are Looking for a Job- Make sure you have the Skills

One of the most asked questions, is do we offer job placement.  Yes and no.  All of the instructors here at TTCS have networked with multiple businesses and with former students, business professionals and recruiters.   We do everything in our power … Continue reading

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