IT Career JumpStart:

ITKE grandparent


November 4, 2013  3:12 PM

Digital Cert Badging Garners Greater Coverage



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

Tracy Flynn at TrainingIndustry.com has not only written a thoughtful and informative piece on digital badging, she also provides a link to a Training Industry Quarterly

Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

November 1, 2013  8:05 PM

Preparing for the “Internet of Things”



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

Unless you've been hiding under a rock for a while now, the phrase "Internet of things"  (sometimes abbreviated as IoT) is bound to have hit your eyeballs at least once in the past few months. Its frequency of appearance seems to be increasing, and I'm starting to see some impingement even on the...


October 30, 2013  1:54 PM

Ed Bott to Teach Free Windows 8.1 Jump Start Class for MS



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

From 9 AM to 4 PM, Pacific Standard Time (-08:00 UCT) on November 14, 2013, well-known Windows expert Ed Bott (whose Ed Bott Report for ZDnet provides regular fodder for my blog right here) is teaching an upcoming (and...


October 30, 2013  1:36 PM

MS Offers Free Server Virtualization/Hyper-V Jump Start Class



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

This is one case where the picture -- or rather, screen capture in this instance -- tells an awful lot of the story: [caption id="attachment_3637" align="aligncenter" width="495"]   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


October 28, 2013  8:40 PM

For Career Development, You Have to Find the Time



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

This weekend my family took a trip to the DC area to celebrate my Dad's 90th birthday. We were about two weeks behind his actual nativity, because I'd run into some work-related conflicts. But, better late than not at all, we took a long weekend in northern Virginia and nearby environs to spend...


October 23, 2013  2:10 PM

(IT) Employment: Slow Growth Mode Continues



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

Normally, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics posts its monthly employment figures on the first Friday of the month, and occasionally a week later when the beginning of the month falls on or near a Friday. This month, thanks to the US Government shut-down, it's been more seriously delayed. I'd...


October 21, 2013  2:46 PM

CompTIA Mobile App Security+ Now Live



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

Last week, the latest CompTIA certification went live, as the Mobile App Security+ exam became available on October 15. This credential seeks to...


October 18, 2013  1:58 PM

SANS Adds Web App Pen Test Cert to Line-Up



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

For yet another sign that Web-based applications are growing in importance and use, the SANS Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) program has added a new credential to its line-up. The GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester, or GWAPT, seeks to train security professionals to analyze...


October 16, 2013  1:50 PM

When It Comes to Cert Prep, The Old Drill Remains a Good Drill



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

In visiting the Born to Learn blog this morning on the never-ending search for blog fodder, I was reminded that certain tried-and-true certification exam preparation routines -- or what I refer to as "the Drill" in this blog's title -- remain as relevant today as they were when I myself...


October 14, 2013  3:17 PM

Interesting European e-Skills Initiative



Posted by: Ed Tittel
IT careers

As I noodled about for today's blog topic, I found myself digging into the Website of the European e-Skills Association, thanks to a report...


Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: