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Demand for “Cloud-ready” IT workers continues to grow

In a Microsoft-sponsored skills gap study, IDC examined the correlation between the growth of cloud computing and the need for certified, trained, “cloud-ready” professionals to provide support for a rapidly changing technology environment. The study shows that across 600 hiring managers, the demand for “cloud-ready” IT workers will grow by 26 percent annually through 2015, which translates […]


From the office of John R. Kasich, Governor, State of Ohio  Incumbent Workforce Training Effort Part of Broader Kasich Workforce Development Reform Initiative Today Gov. John R. Kasich announced a new and aggressive approach to helping Ohio workers improve their skills while also enhancing the economic competitiveness of Ohio companies. The Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training […]

Tech Tool Tip #7: Healthcare IT Tools

Healthcare IT is a fast growing field which combines healthcare with technology. Mostly, it refers to specific software packages that track patient information known as EMRs (Electronic Medical Records) or EHRs (Electronic Health Records). There are still regular IT technicians who work in hospitals that work on PC’s, networks, phone systems, security and more, and […]

Career Focus Tip #6: Security Careers

1.) Penetration Tester: Otherwise known as the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker, these CEH-certified hackers are paid to intentionally circumvent system, network, web or programming security in order to identify vulnerabilities and assist in the strengthening, or hardening of the system. 2.) Forensic Investigator / Incident Handler: The EC-Council Certified Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) and the […]

Career Focus Tip #5: Database Careers

GUEST BLOGGER: Brian Parker, Technical Instructor Database management is broken into three general sections: design, engineering (or development) and database administration (DBA). Sometimes the designers and engineers work together, or one person may fill both roles. Once the database is designed and developed, then the administrators make minor tweaks as needed and manage the data […]