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Looking for a Job? Here's What New Horizons Can Do for You

Looking for a Job? Here's What New Horizons Can Do for You

If you are on a mission to land safely in your next career, it does not need to be done alone. There are networks of individuals and businesses out there who have ways to help you. Discover how New Horizons supports individuals during times of career transition.

10 Career Skills to Have During and Post-Pandemic 2020

10 Career Skills to Have During and Post-Pandemic 2020

Right now, several people around the world are asking themselves a similar question: “What do I want in a career?” A question like this can take someone on an incredible journey to find what aligns with their passion, strengths, and skills.

UPDATED: MCSA, MCSD, & MCSE Certification Retirement Announcement

UPDATED: MCSA, MCSD, & MCSE Certification Retirement Announcement

To further consolidate their certification portfolio around role-based credentials, Microsoft has announced the retirement of the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Solutions Developer (MCSD), and Solutions Expert (MCSE) certifications. The retirement date for the MCSA, MCSD, and MCSE is January 31st, 2021.

 

Which Azure Role-Based Certification is Right for You?

Which Azure Role-Based Certification is Right for You?

Microsoft's role-based certification model alters the certification landscape dramatically by moving the focus from the product to the actual tasks that IT professionals perform. Microsoft sees the role-based certification model as a better way to keep pace with today’s business requirements and a better way to strengthen your IT career. Microsoft also identified levels of expertise to further align the role-based certifications: Fundamental, Associate, and Expert. Let’s talk about what’s new and what the new certifications look like.

Everything You Need to Know About Cisco’s New CCNA

Everything You Need to Know About Cisco’s New CCNA

Cisco first introduced the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification in 1998. Since that time thousands of IT Networking professionals have reaped the benefits that Cisco certification can offer. The CCNA continues to serve as a differentiator for individuals beginning their careers as networking professionals. To maintain relevance in the marketplace, and to adjust to the ever-changing IT landscape, Cisco has dramatically changed the scope of the CCNA for 2020.

 

The Growing IT Skills Gap

The Growing IT Skills Gap

The IT skills gap is growing at a rapid pace. Both now and in the future, employing skilled IT workers will be a key factor separating successful companies from the ones that fall behind. . 

The New CompTIA A+

The New CompTIA A+

CompTIA’s A+ certification originally debuted in 1993 and since that time more than one million IT professionals have earned their A+ certification. To maintain its relevancy in the market place, CompTIA introduces major revisions with updated course content every 3 years. In doing so, A+ continues to offer the fundamental knowledge that many aspiring IT professionals require to advance in their careers.

Veteran Success Story: Shane Berry

Veteran Success Story: Shane Berry

Shane Berry is a member of the Michigan Army National Guard 25Q and a recent student with New Horizons. Shane had a passion for technology before joining the military and that passion continued while he served, working as a Communications MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) in the Army. New Horizons was recommended by another soldier in Shane’s unit. Shane soon reached out to investigate his options.

Get to Know Agile

Get to Know Agile

Clients love when a team can create the best version of their idea in an efficient time frame. To do this, more and more companies are adopting the Agile method. Agile Methodology is a tool used to promote better project management, but what makes it such a benefit to businesses? Who can use it and how can you get properly trained? All these questions and other helpful facts can be found in the information below.

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework & Workforce Development

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework & Workforce Development

In May 2017, the US president issued an Executive Order for “Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure,” which hold heads of executive departments and agencies (agency heads) accountable for managing cybersecurity risk to their enterprises.

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