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Five Benefits of a Technology Career

1. Location for a Technology Career If you plan on moving anywhere in the world, chances are you will be able to find a career there in the field of technology. You often hear, "Location, location, location," said about almost anything, and it doesn't stop being said concerning a career in technology. If you hope to go to another country or any one of the fifty states, you'll find a [...]

By |January 12th, 2022|

The Path Best Chosen: Evaluating Technical Degrees vs. Technical Training in Higher Education

However, it's also largely due to a distinct lack of technical skills among otherwise excellent candidates. As institutions of higher learning continue their evaluation, they're finding traditional approaches may not be the only way. Instead, they focus on the right level of skill development and technical training for prospective learners and employees. So, which is better: technical degrees or technical training in higher education? Technical Degrees vs Technical Training - [...]

By |January 12th, 2022|

5 Reasons Your Company Should Invest in Apprenticeships

If you're still contemplating whether or not to roll out this program, here is why your company should invest in apprenticeships. 1. Apprenticeships Boost Productivity According to U.K. research, 78 percent of employers say apprenticeship programs help boost their workforce productivity. In the U.S, Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon, New Hampshire, admitted investing in apprenticeship played a major role in expanding and reorganizing its medical services. When you invest in your employees' [...]

By |January 11th, 2022|

Here are the Typical Career Paths in Cybersecurity

How to start your career in cyber security Choosing a career in cybersecurity can take you down many different career paths, and WOZ U is here to help with the training needed to begin that journey. Some professionals start working on the security field right from college while others do transition from other IT roles. All careers in cyber security start with General IT experience. Common entry-level IT jobs that [...]

By |January 10th, 2022|

Why You Don’t Need a Degree to Work at a Top Tech Company in 2022

Why a Top Tech Company No Longer Requires University Degrees The simple answer is this; organizations are only interested in what candidates have to offer, degree or not. If candidate 'A' without a degree can offer more value to an employer, over degree holding candidate 'B', candidate A becomes the obvious choice. To expand further, there is an increasing mix-match between academic education and market needs. Companies begin to lay [...]

By |January 7th, 2022|

Top 5 Issues in Tech Recruiting Today and How to Overcome Them

 1. Shortage of Qualified Talent The demand for skilled and experienced tech professionals exceeds supply. The IT industry is booming with technology in many aspects of our daily lives. As a result, organizations in the IT industry are under pressure to attract and retain top talent to deliver projects effectively. The demand for specific skills and qualifications in today's workspace compounds the talent shortage. Many organizations also require tech [...]

By |January 6th, 2022|
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