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What does an ideal IT job candidate look like? 3 Tips to Get Noticed

Applying to IT jobs can be difficult, especially if it feels like you’re submitting a lot of applications and not gaining much traction. When you’re feeling this way, how do you know where to focus your efforts? There’s not one answer, as every position and team is looking for something a little bit different, but there are a few guidelines that can help. With extensive experience in the IT field, we’ve compiled our top 3 tips for those trying to get a job in IT:

Ascend Education Launches Updated CySA+ Course

Provo, UT – Ascend Education announces its update to the Cybersecurity Analyst course that maps to the CompTIA CySA+ CS0-003 certification. CompTIA retired the CS0-002 CySA+ certification in December 2023, replacing it with an updated version to align with the evolving industry. Consequently, Ascend has revised its training course to ensure students are prepared for these changes.

Top IT Courses of 2023

As technology evolves, the need for qualified IT professionals is increasing in the United States. From 2021 to 2031, overall employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 14.6%, which is significant compared to the 5.3% average growth for all occupations. 

13 Tips for Helping Students Engage with Online Courses

While online learning offers convenience and flexibility, it’s crucial to ensure that students remain engaged, motivated, and well-supported throughout their educational journey. In this brief read, we’ll share 13 practical tips to help instructors support their students in a pre-made online content environment, fostering an engaging and interactive learning experience.

New Pentest+ Course for IT Instructors

Ascend Education, is excited to announce the release of its latest course, the PenTest+ course. This comprehensive program is specifically tailored to individuals looking to build their resume, and to IT course instructors looking to equip their students with the knowledge and skills needed to administer penetration testing. This course is designed to prepare students for the CompTIA PenTest+ PT0-002 exam.

Ascend Education Launches Linux+ Course

Ascend Education, a leading name in online IT training, is pleased to announce the release of its new Linux+ course. This comprehensive program, developed for both classroom and individual use, delves into crucial topics for aspiring IT professionals.The Linux+ course maps to the CompTIA Linux+ XK0-005 exam objectives, providing students with what they need to be successful on the exam and become CompTIA certified.