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Technologist Talk

May 29, 2020

Why is a national pandemic a good time to consider your career options? The answer: Growth. Adam Turner, Chief Academic Officer of the newly launched CompTIA Tech Career Academy, explains why, if COVID-19’s economic impact has you feeling the limitations of your current career, a switch to the technology industry may...

May 21, 2020

Per CompTIA’s Cyberstates research, the IT industry continues to hire despite pandemic conditions, with one of every 10 positions posted online being a tech job. But why even consider launching a technology career during this time of crisis? Listen as graduates of a recent IT-Ready Technical Support class from

May 12, 2020

To celebrate the formal launch of the CompTIA Tech Career Academy, we offer a podcast flashback, with an episode from our award-winning “In the Field with Technologists” series. A happy group of IT-Ready Technical Support graduates share their dreams and express the passion they have for pursuing them.


May 6, 2020

Is a national pandemic a bad time for changing careers? The answer depends on the individual considering a change, the reasons motivating a change and the industry on the other side of that change. Listen as Val Haskell, chair of CompTIA’s Advancing Tech Talent and Diversity Community explains why she believes now...