Category Archives: IT Placements

Jobs in Canada; Online IT Training Courses in the USA

    A recent article at ITBusiness.ca illustrates an interesting problem facing the information technology sector in the Canadian metropolis of Toronto. But it is the sort of problem that is also a noteworthy opportunity for job-seekers. And this is not only true of graduates from Toronto-area computer science programs, but also of recipients of online IT

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    Conferences May Open the Way to Competitions Over IT Skills

      In the past, we have recommended that you remain mindful of conferences and events that you can attend to help understand the IT job market, to network with other IT professionals, and determine what sorts of online information technology training are most important to your prospective career path. We also promised that we would make

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      Data Security Concerns and Contract-Based Opportunities

        Education Week recently published an article detailing the challenges facing K-12 schools in the United States when it comes to the privacy of student data. Such reports raise interesting questions about emerging opportunities for information technology job placements that put professionals in contact with the education sector, whether on a permanent or temporary basis, as

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        IT Training and Certification Available to a Wider Segment of Society

          In a previous post at this blog, we discussed the emergence of information technology training programs specifically geared toward the poor and disenfranchised. We also suggested that the first instances of these programs represented a growing trend that would provide substantial opportunities for training and development specialists and for supplemental, online IT training consultancies in

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          General Lessons from Specific Articles on Information Technology Training

            The higher education technology website eCampus News recently ran an article detailing Information Technology Infrastructure Library with an emphasis on how it has been utilized by Ohio State University to, in the author’s terms, bring order out of chaos for its IT departments. These observations are easily generalizable to most any firm that has initially

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            Online IT Training Could Lead You Directly to a Job

              CNN Money recently shared an interesting story from the world of information technology recruitment and job placements. Fair warning: if you’ve ever spent long days searching through job listings only to be frustrated by a lack of opportunities, this story might make you green with envy. It concerns Max Rosett, a data scientist who was

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              Look at Emerging IT Projects, not just Current Employer Demands

                It’s recently become something of a theme on this blog to highlight some of the potential projects that online information technology training might lead a person toward. That is to say, we’ve been focusing on the existing social problems and consumer demands that have yet to be addressed by information technology. We think this is

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                IT Job Placements: Now for Philosophers and Historians!

                  Joshua B. Gross recently wrote an excellent and thought-provoking article for the Chronicle of Higher Education. In it he refers to information technology job placements as the “accidental career for Ph.Ds.” He makes a compelling argument, grounded in personal experience, and we recommend that everyone read it, especially if you are worried about a perceived

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