Entries by Tom Kennedy

Charting Your IT Certification Pathway

Creating a Plan Has Never Been Easier with Today’s Online Tools By Tom Kennedy “Failing to plan is planning to fail.”  It’s a quote that has been used for countless business leadership presentations and sports stories. Nonetheless, these simple, but meaningful words from Benjamin Franklin are so relevant in today’s IT world.  Last month, we […]

Why Certifications Matter in Today’s Cybersecurity Job Market

By Tom Kennedy Back in the day, say a half-dozen years ago, work experience was valued more than certifications in the IT space. The “been-there-done-that” details on resumes and job applications were golden, both for military veterans as well as for corporate IT people looking to advance their respective careers.  While experience still carries strength-of-candidacy […]

Should I Get an IT Certification?

Ever wondered what it takes to climb the ranks in IT?  While having a degree and experience are essential factors in your career growth, numerous changes in technology have made it crucial to have an IT certification. The IT industry has become one of the fastest growing sectors in the world. Changes in the business […]

Opportunity in the Face of Adversity

If you’ve lost a job, it can be challenging to stay positive. But in reality, you’ve got an opportunity to make a dramatic and meaningful change in your life. Further, your “opportunity” is supported by the local workforce systems backed by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Here in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, there […]